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It will be mostly a gaming machine, trying to stay under 1500$. Most likely gonna play on a single 1080p monitor for now.
Trying to be a little future proof processor wise. Also I'm still looking for a good case if anyone can recommend me one.
So SSD for OS, progs, and some games. 2x 1tb for a raid 0.
Can't wait to try the UP4 with Ivy bridge.
So what you guys think? Recommendations welcome smile.gif
Thanks a lot.

Qcgold
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 930 @ 4.2Ghz Gigabyte X58A-UD3R MSI 7970 6Gb DDR3 Kingston HyperX 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
2x WD Black Caviar 500Gb Raid0 Corsair F120 2x WD Black Caviar 1Tb Raid0 EK DCP 4.0 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK FC7970 EK Supreme LT XSPC 360 Rad Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U3011 Saitek Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W Custom 
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Razer Mamba 
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Qcgold
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 930 @ 4.2Ghz Gigabyte X58A-UD3R MSI 7970 6Gb DDR3 Kingston HyperX 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
2x WD Black Caviar 500Gb Raid0 Corsair F120 2x WD Black Caviar 1Tb Raid0 EK DCP 4.0 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
EK FC7970 EK Supreme LT XSPC 360 Rad Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell U3011 Saitek Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W Custom 
Mouse
Razer Mamba 
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post #2 of 3
Looks solid!
While I really like Corsair psu's , I'd get a lower priced one(TX750 v2 perhaps) and use the money to pick up a good cpu cooler and case.

So many great cases - you'll have to decide based on your idea of stylish.
Mild Mod
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i7-5930k 4.5Ghz @1.331v Asus X99-A EVGA GTX1070 SC 16Gb Gskill DDR4-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
850 Pro SSD, 2 Cav Blacks Asus HWLabs 280mm SR-1 and GTX120 mm radiators EK GPU waterblock and backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK Supremacy EVO cpu block W7 64 Pro Dell U3011  Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 
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Corsair AX850 Corsair 650d Modded SteelSeries Sensei Raw (heat orange) Creative 5.1 setup 
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i7-5930k 4.5Ghz @1.331v Asus X99-A EVGA GTX1070 SC 16Gb Gskill DDR4-2400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
850 Pro SSD, 2 Cav Blacks Asus HWLabs 280mm SR-1 and GTX120 mm radiators EK GPU waterblock and backplate 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
EK Supremacy EVO cpu block W7 64 Pro Dell U3011  Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair AX850 Corsair 650d Modded SteelSeries Sensei Raw (heat orange) Creative 5.1 setup 
Audio
Creative Soundblaster Z 
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post #3 of 3
why you need a 750w 80+ gold psu?, a silver 850 cost arround 140 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817256058

and i would try to pick one 256gb samsung ssd under 200usd instead of the OCZ, 128gb is not a lot of space this days.
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