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My First Build!!!

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This is what I have almost ordered (as the bank won't let it through yet) It's my first build, hope you like! -



CPU - Intel Sandybridge i7-2600K Unlocked Core i7 Quad-Core Processor (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache, Socket 1155) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Sandybridge-i7-2600K-Quad-Core-Processor/dp/B004FA8NOQ/ref=pd_ybh_4?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £239.30 –

GPU –XFX AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card (3GB, GDDR5, HDMI, DVI-I, PCI-Express 3.0) http://www.scan.co.uk/products/3gb-xfx-radeon-hd-7970-core-with-ghost-and-hydrocell-5500mhz-gddr5-28nm-gpu-925mhz-2048-cores-dvi-i- - LUCKY ME smile.gif

RAM – Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MHz-Vengeance-Memory/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1326905988&sr=8-1- £40

CPU COOLER - Thermalright - CPU Heatsink Kit - 2x 140mm PWM Fan - Silver Arrow - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Thermalright-Heatsink-140mm-Silver-Arrow/dp/B003XRAKLQ/ref=pd_ybh_8?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £67.73 – Doesn't arrive till 18th FEB frown.gif

MOBO - Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 Motherboard (Socket 1155, ATX, DDR3, USB 3.0, HDMI, Bluetooth Module) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-P8Z68-V-PRO-GEN3-Motherboard/dp/B005T3TLM6/ref=sr_1_4?s=computers - £149.98

HDD - Western Digital WD1002FAEX Caviar Black 1 TB 7200 RPM Internal Hard Disk Drive - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-WD1002FAEX-Caviar-Internal/dp/B0036Q7MV0/ref=sr_1_2?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326832275&sr=1-2 - £115.00

SSD - Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB M4 SSD - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crucial-CT128M4SSD2-128GB-M4-SSD/dp/B004W2JKZI/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326908947&sr=1-1 - £139.98 – For windows and other programs

EXTERNAL HDD - Toshiba 1TB 2.5 inch External StorE Art HDD - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Toshiba-1TB-inch-External-StorE/dp/B003INEF2K/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326919236&sr=1-6 - £83.29

CASE - COOLER MASTER RC-932-KKN5-GP HAF 932 Advanced MicroATX/ATX/E-ATX Full Tower Case (Black) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/COOLER-MASTER-RC-932-KKN5-GP-Advanced-MicroATX/dp/B004USK1VQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326906637&sr=1-1 £119.95 –

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Full Version (PC DVD), 1 User - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-Windows-Home-Premium-Version/dp/B002DUCMT2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1326837582&sr=8-3 - £109.95

Ethernet Cable - Belkin Cat5e Snagless UTP Patch Cable (Black) 10m

PSU - Corsair CMPSU-850AXUK Professional Series Gold 850W Power Supply - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-850AXUK-Professional-Power-Supply/dp/B003QP417O/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326957970&sr=1-1 – £139.99

MONITOR - Samsung S24A300H 23.6 inch Widescreen LED Monitor (MEGA DCR, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 2ms, HDMI/VGA) - Gloss Black http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-S24A300H-23-6-Widescreen-Monitor/dp/B0060KBY86/ref=cm_cr_pr_sims_t

DISC DRIVE - LiteOn IHAS224-19 Lite-On 24x DVD-RW LightScribe SATA - http://www.amazon.co.uk/LiteOn-IHAS224-19-Lite--DVD-RW-LightScribe/dp/B002CHRAS4/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326911772&sr=1-6 - £15.95 –

THERMAL PASTE - Arctic Silver 5 (AS5) Paste and Articlean Cleaner - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Arctic-Silver-Paste-Articlean-Cleaner/dp/B003VRBPAI/ref=sr_1_3?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326910595&sr=1-3 £4.50 –

KEYBOARD - Qpad MK-80 Pro Gaming Backlit Mechanical Keyboard - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Qpad-Gaming-Backlit-Mechanical-Keyboard/dp/B005DTFDQE/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326915996&sr=1-6 - £107.28 –

CABLE TIES - Fisual Chunky Velcro Cable Ties - 10 Pack - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fisual-Chunky-Velcro-Cable-Ties/dp/B001RPWPQE/ref=pd_cp_ce_0 - £3.29

ANTI STAT BAND - LUPO Anti-Static Wrist Strap Grounding Wrist Strap/Band - Prevents Build up of Static Electricity - http://www.amazon.co.uk/LUPO-Anti-Static-Wrist-Strap-Grounding/dp/B004CS5WIG/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1326920859&sr=1-5 - £3.99 –

SOUND CARD - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional Series Sound Card- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Blaster-Titanium-Fatal1ty-Professional/dp/B0019JDDBE/ref=sr_1_18?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326958872&sr=1-18 – £99.99

SS SPEAKERS - Logitech Z506 Surround Sound Speakers
The Terminator
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
INTEL I7 2600K  ASUS P8Z68 VPRO GEN3 XFX AMD RADEON 3GB HD 7970 CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR3 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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INTEL I7 2600K  ASUS P8Z68 VPRO GEN3 XFX AMD RADEON 3GB HD 7970 CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR3 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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CRUCIAL M4 128GB SSD BLUE YETI USB MIC 
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post #2 of 7
Wow you had to buy EVERYTHING ! lol

Starting from a clean slate eh ?

Looks good to me

If dropping 70 on a Silver arrow why not the H100 ? (Not a biggie, just a question)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750  Gigabyte P55 UD4P rev 1.0 HIS 6850 / SLI GTX 460 Corsair Vengeance DDR3 (2x4gb) 1600mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250 GB WD x2 Raid 0 ASUS DVD/R Corsair H50 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 22' LCD Logitech MK260 CM Silent Pro M600w Lian Li PC 60Plus II 
Mouse
Logitech  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 7750 BE @ 3.2 Asus M3N72-D 9600 GSO G94 512 2x2 PNY XLR8 DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 200 SATA2 Pioneer Lightscribe Thermaltake R1 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 22' Logitech Antec 500W Antec 300 Illusion 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750  Gigabyte P55 UD4P rev 1.0 HIS 6850 / SLI GTX 460 Corsair Vengeance DDR3 (2x4gb) 1600mhz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
250 GB WD x2 Raid 0 ASUS DVD/R Corsair H50 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 22' LCD Logitech MK260 CM Silent Pro M600w Lian Li PC 60Plus II 
Mouse
Logitech  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 7750 BE @ 3.2 Asus M3N72-D 9600 GSO G94 512 2x2 PNY XLR8 DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD 200 SATA2 Pioneer Lightscribe Thermaltake R1 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG 22' Logitech Antec 500W Antec 300 Illusion 
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post #3 of 7
looks very good..only thing i'd change is the RAM..i'd go with 2133 since sandy bridge will run it whistle.gif
 
Thuban Powah!
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Xeon X5650 Asus P6X58D-E Sapphire HD 7950 G.Skill Trident-X 2600 CL10 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Samsung 840 pro Bong cooler / RASA waterblock Rosewill Capstone Gold 750 None 
MouseMouse PadAudio
cheap! Newegg box panel ibeats with onboard. 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T w/2 cores locked @ 4.2+ M4a89GTD-Pro XFX Radeon HD 5870 8gb Samsung ddr3 1600 11-11-11-28@ 8-8-8-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Agility2 40gb WD Blue 500GB Lite-On RASA waterblock 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows & Linux Samsung 1080p 2 ms Dell Thermaltake TR2-800 
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Cooler Master Elite 330 (was) cheap 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon X5650 Asus P6X58D-E Sapphire HD 7950 G.Skill Trident-X 2600 CL10 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Samsung 840 pro Bong cooler / RASA waterblock Rosewill Capstone Gold 750 None 
MouseMouse PadAudio
cheap! Newegg box panel ibeats with onboard. 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T w/2 cores locked @ 4.2+ M4a89GTD-Pro XFX Radeon HD 5870 8gb Samsung ddr3 1600 11-11-11-28@ 8-8-8-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Agility2 40gb WD Blue 500GB Lite-On RASA waterblock 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows & Linux Samsung 1080p 2 ms Dell Thermaltake TR2-800 
CaseMouse
Cooler Master Elite 330 (was) cheap 
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post #4 of 7
Drop the Arctic Silver 5 and get Arctic MX-4.
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AMD Phenom II X4 955 GA-890FXA-UD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti G.Skill 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Western Digital Samsung F3 Western Digital 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Asus DVD Burner Hyper 212+ Windows 7 Pro 64 Asus 27" 1080p 
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Logitech Wave Corsair 750TX HAF 922 Logitech MK550 
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AMD Phenom II X4 955 GA-890FXA-UD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti G.Skill 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Western Digital Samsung F3 Western Digital 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Asus DVD Burner Hyper 212+ Windows 7 Pro 64 Asus 27" 1080p 
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Logitech Wave Corsair 750TX HAF 922 Logitech MK550 
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post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 
I just prefer the silver arrow is all.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
INTEL I7 2600K  ASUS P8Z68 VPRO GEN3 XFX AMD RADEON 3GB HD 7970 CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR3 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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CRUCIAL M4 128GB SSD BLUE YETI USB MIC 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
INTEL I7 2600K  ASUS P8Z68 VPRO GEN3 XFX AMD RADEON 3GB HD 7970 CORSAIR VENGEANCE DDR3 8GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD CAVIAR BLACK 1TB LITEON DVD BURNER THERMALRIGHT SILVER ARROW WINDOWS 7 HOME EDITION 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER 23.6"  QPAD MECHANICAL KEYBOARD CORSIAR 850W AXUK GOLD  COOLERMASTER HAF 932 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
SHARKOON FIREGLIDER BLACK OZONE GAMING PAD CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER X-FI TITANIUM FATAL1TY P... LOGITECH Z506 5.1 SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS 
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CRUCIAL M4 128GB SSD BLUE YETI USB MIC 
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post #6 of 7
Holy crap you had to buy everything but it looks like a great build! Good luck with it!
 
Project Sophos
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Server
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 3930k Asus P9X79 Deluxe  EVGA GTX 670 2GB 2670-KR EVGA GTX 670 2GB 2670-KR 
RAMHard DriveCoolingCooling
G.Skill Sniper 16GB  Western Digital Caviar Black 1Tb EK Supreme LTX CPU Plexi/Nickel waterblock EK GTX 670 Plexi/Copper waterblock  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK GTX 670 Plexi/Copper waterblock  Dual Swiftech 655-B Pumps with Bitspower Top Two XSPC RX480 Radiators Windows 7-64 bit 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
3 Dell S2340L 23" Cooler Master 1000w Silent Pro Custom Oak Desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD 1100T 3.3Ghz @ 4.012Ghz Asus Sabertooth 990FX Sparkle GTX 560TI EVGA Geforce GTX 460 Fermi 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot G2 Western Digital Caviar Blue Western Digital Caviar Blue none - their ancient 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-Supreme LTX CPU Water Block - Acetal EK-VGA Supreme HF High Performance GPU Water Bl... Tejava glass bottle Swiftech MCP-655B 
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Masterkleer 1/2" ID 3/4" OD tubing Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit Windows 7 64-bit I-inc 22" 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
I-inc 22" Logitech k-300 Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake Toughpower 775 Watt Power Supply Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadOther
Logitech G700 Eh they're useless Scythe Kaze Master Pro 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Intel Xeon E5-2670  Intel Xeon E5-2670  Intel S2600CP2 Headless 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung ECC 2Rx4 PC3 10600R E1-P1 Western Digital Black Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue 
OSPowerCase
Centos 7x64 EVGA 750w Bronze Fractal Design Core 3500 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel 3930k Asus P9X79 Deluxe  EVGA GTX 670 2GB 2670-KR EVGA GTX 670 2GB 2670-KR 
RAMHard DriveCoolingCooling
G.Skill Sniper 16GB  Western Digital Caviar Black 1Tb EK Supreme LTX CPU Plexi/Nickel waterblock EK GTX 670 Plexi/Copper waterblock  
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK GTX 670 Plexi/Copper waterblock  Dual Swiftech 655-B Pumps with Bitspower Top Two XSPC RX480 Radiators Windows 7-64 bit 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
3 Dell S2340L 23" Cooler Master 1000w Silent Pro Custom Oak Desk Logitech G700 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD 1100T 3.3Ghz @ 4.012Ghz Asus Sabertooth 990FX Sparkle GTX 560TI EVGA Geforce GTX 460 Fermi 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot G2 Western Digital Caviar Blue Western Digital Caviar Blue none - their ancient 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-Supreme LTX CPU Water Block - Acetal EK-VGA Supreme HF High Performance GPU Water Bl... Tejava glass bottle Swiftech MCP-655B 
CoolingOSOSMonitor
Masterkleer 1/2" ID 3/4" OD tubing Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit Windows 7 64-bit I-inc 22" 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
I-inc 22" Logitech k-300 Gaming Keyboard Thermaltake Toughpower 775 Watt Power Supply Corsair 800D 
MouseMouse PadOther
Logitech G700 Eh they're useless Scythe Kaze Master Pro 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
Intel Xeon E5-2670  Intel Xeon E5-2670  Intel S2600CP2 Headless 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung ECC 2Rx4 PC3 10600R E1-P1 Western Digital Black Western Digital Blue Western Digital Blue 
OSPowerCase
Centos 7x64 EVGA 750w Bronze Fractal Design Core 3500 
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post #7 of 7
You will LOVE that CM case...i love mine! a 360 rad fits in the top of it flawlessly and with 6 fans on it too!
 
Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX 4100  GA-990FXA-ud3 Powercolor Radeon HD6970 2gb Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 (2X4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
7200RPM Seagate Constellation ES  Custom water cooling loop windows 7, 64-bit Samsung 22" LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa BFG tech 550w PSU Custom Painted Coolermaster HAF 932 Advanced Razer Naga 
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AMD FX 4100  GA-990FXA-ud3 Powercolor Radeon HD6970 2gb Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 (2X4GB) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
7200RPM Seagate Constellation ES  Custom water cooling loop windows 7, 64-bit Samsung 22" LCD 
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Razer Lycosa BFG tech 550w PSU Custom Painted Coolermaster HAF 932 Advanced Razer Naga 
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