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What's your thoughts on this new PC build? I'll be re-using an H50 water cooler, Radeon 5770, and also a 1.5TB HDD for storage...

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32GB of ram seem to be too much... do you really think you will use all of it. I have 8GB and never pass 4GB of use.

What do you want to do with your computer?

Lee
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32GB of ram seem to be too much... do you really think you will use all of it. I have 8GB and never pass 4GB of use.
What do you want to do with your computer?
Lee

The PC will be primarly used for VMware Workstation 8 (running two esxi hosts and other required VM's for a full vmware lab) as well as light html work and gaming (battlefield 3, wow).

I'll certainly use all 32GB, my laptop currently has 16GB and I can use it all up by firing up two hosts on it. wink.gif
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Ah, for VM, it is fine to have 32GB tongue.gif

Maybe the processor, the S version... hmm.. if you can get the 3770 or the K version, they are faster but cost more $. Your choice. I don't know lot of thing about Ivy bridge CPU. I also didn't see any benchmark side to side of the differente version.

My opinions...

Lee
Edited by Lee17 - 5/14/12 at 7:29pm
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The stock clock's are only 100Mhz different, while the non-K version offer more advanced features - mostly all virtual stuff which is of interest to me even more so since I'm not going to be overclocking the system which is what the K version is suited for.

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