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hey guys if yous would please make any suggestions you have

the The order will be a

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150mm top
SD casters


basic specs

side 1

EVGA X79 classified with 3960x

4 EVGA GTX 580 3GB Classified Hydro copper Editions

2 Maxrevo 1350w PSU's

32GB corsair Vengeance Red

6 corsair Force Gt 480GB

side 2

EVGA X79 Classified with 3960x

2 6990's

X-fi

1 maxrevo 1500w PSu

32GB Corsair vengeance Jet black

2 240GB corsair Force Gt

4 3TB WD HDD's

now that i have that out of the way


my Brother is a fantastic kid he is 10 he lives with me my wife and my 1 year old sun
he is the biggest Michael Jordan fan you will ever meet he plays tremendous amounts of sports but his favorite is basketball
at night when it gets dark he like to come inside and play NBA games on his gtx 460 i7920 build i built him
he has been doing so well in school i decided i was going to build him a TX10 Godzilla rig as well
i along with my long time friend/the guy who is going to help me with my build going to be building/modding him a custom Michael 6 time champion themed case the only color's that will be used are red,black and white/sliver my friend is going to be laser cutting special designs that have to do with MJ and his most major highlights i am also going to have the case painted red with a black 3 point half circle and some other goodies if yous can please give me some ideas on good water cooling fans blocks rads etc.that you think will look nice in it would be greatly appreciated thank you
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2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
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3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
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Looking forward to the pictures!thumb.gif
 
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post #3 of 17
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thanks man
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Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
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post #4 of 17
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thank you wishmaker but its ok like i said every one has there opinion but thank you it is greatly appreciated smile.gif
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3960X  Asus Rampage IV extreme  4 way sli asus GTX 680's 32GB Of corsair Dominator GT 2400mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
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Audio
custom bowers & wilkens audio  
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3960X  Asus Rampage IV extreme  4 way sli asus GTX 680's 32GB Of corsair Dominator GT 2400mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
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custom bowers & wilkens audio  
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post #5 of 17
This build IMHO, is overkill for bf3 and batman, I would personally go with an i7 2700k/2600k build if money is no issue, the multi threading doesn't really help in those games. even so a 2500k would even suffice.

Build:

i7 2600k
ASUS Maximus IV ExtremeZ
1500w psu
(4x4gb) 16gb ram
SLI GTX 580's
2x1tb seagate barracudas 7200rpm

case is up to you.

don't forget this is just a suggestion ok?
post #6 of 17
How bout you just make him a Jordan case to put his computer in instead of dumping all this money? Upgrade his current computer instead, maybe show him the new case and then spend an afternoon together with him putting it together. Even better yet, how bout you keep it simple and invest the rest of the money left over into a college fund for him? I understand you love your brother, but come on, but sensible with your money.
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post #7 of 17
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no problem guys and yous will see the builds in short time thumb.gif
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3960X  Asus Rampage IV extreme  4 way sli asus GTX 680's 32GB Of corsair Dominator GT 2400mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow ultimate  4 Seasonic 1000W Platimum Psu's Epic pc Karma ROG edtion  Cyborg R.A.T 7  
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custom bowers & wilkens audio  
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3960X  Asus Rampage IV extreme  4 way sli asus GTX 680's 32GB Of corsair Dominator GT 2400mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
2 480Gb corsair Force GT  400 pound monster cascade  Moster waterchiller for GPU's  windows 7 Ulitamate  
MonitorMonitorMonitorMonitor
3 Lg 30 inch LCD's at 7680 By 1600  3 apple 27 inch thunderbolt displays 7680 by 1440 3 asus 3D with lighboost 27 inch displays 5760 ... 3 Lg 55 Inch OLED 5760 By 1080P in 3D  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow ultimate  4 Seasonic 1000W Platimum Psu's Epic pc Karma ROG edtion  Cyborg R.A.T 7  
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custom bowers & wilkens audio  
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post #8 of 17
@OP: The build looks HELLA SWEET, it's awesome that you're doing this for your brother, major props to you man! thumb.gif However, I do think that the 6 SSDs is unnecessary, even for a build of this stature. You'll hardly see the benefits of it in real life applications. Maybe cut it down to two of them in raid instead? Save the money for something else for the kid. biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 17
Go 8-way SLI with 4 GTX590's. You'd be OCN's first! lol...good luck with your build.

Guess only time will tell...as Adam Savage would say: "there's a 20% chance of this going as planned, a 20% chance of it not going as planned and a 60% chance of it blowing up in someone's face."
post #10 of 17
Jesus man, what did you do for a living? tongue.gif

Good luck with this build, I'd break down crying if I got this rig, so I'm sure he'll enjoy it! thumb.gif
    
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