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post #1 of 10
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i know 2011 is coming out soon but there are always bugs in the beginning. anyway i have put together a list of parts:
case: tj11, because i want it
mobo: ASUS Maximus IV Extreme -Z - LGA 1155 - Z68
cpu: i7 2600k
gpu's: my 580 + a new one
psu: a shiny new ax 1200
mem: G.SKILL Ripjaws

i do a lot of photo editing and gaming when i have time. i might get a third 580 later, and might do some wcing later. i do oc my cpu and gpu.
i will be reusing my hdd,ssd and ven x. thanks
Edited by gamer2 - 11/15/11 at 1:13pm
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post #2 of 10
Well depending on how much memory you want. But this would be my first suggestion if you want 16GB. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233143 I use it wink.gif
post #3 of 10
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that kit looks good, how well does it oc. it would be nice to max out to 32gig:D thank you for the quick reply

now i have not done a build log on ocn before where do i go to start one.
Edited by gamer2 - 11/10/11 at 6:22pm
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post #5 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mgrman View Post

Here you go
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231315

i like this kit even more and it will match my color theme. but will this work on a z68. sorry i'm new to the sandy setups
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post #6 of 10
Yep that'll work with Z68 no problem.
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WD Caviar Black 1 TB Lite-On Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Samsung T240 
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post #7 of 10
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cool so now i have all my hardware selected were do i start a build log, after i buy all of it on Tuesday?
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x1 wd v raptor x3 wd black LG Blu-Ray/dvd burner win 7 x64 ViewSonic VX2268WM 120 Hz 3D 
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post #8 of 10
Sandy
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASUS P8Z68-V Pro HIS IceQ 6970 8 GB GSkill Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Black 1 TB Lite-On Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Samsung T240 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless with Blues PC Power and Cooling Silencer 760 Watt Coolermaster HAF X Razer Naga 
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i5 2500K ASUS P8Z68-V Pro HIS IceQ 6970 8 GB GSkill Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Black 1 TB Lite-On Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Samsung T240 
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post #9 of 10
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thanks:thumb:
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post #10 of 10
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Quick question i will be placing my order tomorrow. Should i go with the Maximus IV Extreme -Z or go with Gigabyte Z68X-UD7-B3.
Edited by gamer2 - 11/15/11 at 1:14pm
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
x1 wd v raptor x3 wd black LG Blu-Ray/dvd burner win 7 x64 ViewSonic VX2268WM 120 Hz 3D 
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