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Hey, I'm building a new computer for my friend.

We went over the components that he wants and this is what we have so far. I was wondering if anyone has any comments on the parts we picked.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811352009
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157335
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148443
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Series-Extreme-Performance-CWCH100/dp/product-description/B0051U7HMS/ref=dp_proddesc_0?ie=UTF8&n=172282&s=electronics
Corsair 520W from an older rig
7870 that we will try to get for a good price. There was a good deal on one for $195 yesterday but it sold out. We will wait.


Thanks please let me know what you guys think!
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If this rig is going to be Over Clocked I would get this MB instead.Other then that it looks good.But you still need a GPU.

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What in it makes it better for overclocking than the one I posted? Is it the better heatsinks on NB/SB? I don't think it would be a problem spending more for a better overclock, I just want to know why.

Also, if you know of any good deals on 7870's let me know.
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Originally Posted by Drizzt5 View Post

What in it makes it better for overclocking than the one I posted? Is it the better heatsinks on NB/SB? I don't think it would be a problem spending more for a better overclock, I just want to know why.
Also, if you know of any good deals on 7870's let me know.

Power Phase and it has a nice heat sink on the VRM's the other one had none.

http://www.directron.com/78702gbd52dhpp.html?pgrab=1

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2262860&SRCCODE=WEBGOOPA&cm_mmc_o=mH4CjC7BBTkwCjCV1-CjCE&gclid=CMSeyrOB6bMCFcU-Mgod5DYA1Q
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Drizzt5 View Post

What in it makes it better for overclocking than the one I posted? Is it the better heatsinks on NB/SB? I don't think it would be a problem spending more for a better overclock, I just want to know why.
Also, if you know of any good deals on 7870's let me know.

The B75 chipset doesn't allow overclocking. the Z75 does but the one he linked is an ATX board. You need something like this:
Gigabyte G1.SNIPER M3
or
ASUS P8Z77-M PRO

Also, get the H100i which is the new version.
Review right here

OCN link here
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Does have to be micro atx?
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Go with this one then.You need to have protection on the VRM'S if you are going to do any OC'ING.

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That is a winner.I have always liked ASRock MB'S so that is a great MB with.thumb.gif
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Intel 330 Series 240GB is still on sale if your friend wants to save an extra $60. Its completely personal taste, the performance difference is negligible and there's nothing wrong with the Crucial M4; just something to consider.
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Asus PG279Q Maxkeyboard Nighthawk X9 EVGA P2 1000W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Fractal Design Mini C Logitech G Pro Fiio Olympus E10k Sennheiser HD598 
Other
Cyberpower CP1500PFCLCD 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Xeon E5-2690 x2 Intel S2600CP4 Samsung 128GB (8GBx16) 1600MHz ECC Toshiba 3TB 7200RPM x4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Hitachi 500GB 7200RPM x2 Micron M500 480GB x2 Cooler Master Hyper 212x x2 unRAID Pro 
PowerCaseOtherOther
EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 Phanteks Enthoo Pro Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 Cyberpower CP1350PFCLCD 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Ci7-2820QM Acer HMA51_HR Intel HD3000 Crucial 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOS
Mushkin Evo3 480GB Matashita UJ8B0AW DVD-RAM Microsoft Windows 10 Home 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Ci7-3960x Asus Rampage IV Gene Nvidia Geforce GTX1080 Ti Nvidia Geforce GTX1080 Ti 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill F3-1866C10Q-32GAB Samsung 960 Pro 512GB Samsung 840 Pro 512GB Crucial M500 960GB 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro Asus PG279Q Maxkeyboard Nighthawk X9 EVGA P2 1000W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Fractal Design Mini C Logitech G Pro Fiio Olympus E10k Sennheiser HD598 
Other
Cyberpower CP1500PFCLCD 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Xeon E5-2690 x2 Intel S2600CP4 Samsung 128GB (8GBx16) 1600MHz ECC Toshiba 3TB 7200RPM x4 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Hitachi 500GB 7200RPM x2 Micron M500 480GB x2 Cooler Master Hyper 212x x2 unRAID Pro 
PowerCaseOtherOther
EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G2 Phanteks Enthoo Pro Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 Cyberpower CP1350PFCLCD 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Ci7-2820QM Acer HMA51_HR Intel HD3000 Crucial 2x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOS
Mushkin Evo3 480GB Matashita UJ8B0AW DVD-RAM Microsoft Windows 10 Home 
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