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weren't you settled on that? didn't you say 16GB of 1866 memory?
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weren't you settled on that? didn't you say 16GB of 1866 memory?

I am just trying to choose which set of em. I edited one of the posts before with a link to a bunch of different rams.

But from what I have been reading 1600 may be the max I can use unbuffered otherwise it needs XMP?
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Message TwoCables or Original Sin.

About the PSU?
Edited by lcampbell89 - 3/6/13 at 11:29am
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Already ordered the FD XL R2 so sticking with that tongue.gif

But any suggestions on radiators to look at?

Might need to make a thread in the watercooling section now.

I have decided I am going to try and order the "tier 1" version of my PC this weekend. I will order the CPU either new from newegg for 515 or find one used for 400-425 havent decided (leaning towards new feels safer), the corsair 860i, 32 gb ram (thinking ripjaw or corsair here 1600/1866 is still up in air as well), 1 sapphire 7950 to start off with, and probably a corsair h100i as well just to have cooling so i can run the pc until i save up for custom watercooling loop. Then a 256 gb ssd (probably samsung 840 (not pro)), and 2 tb WD blue/black.

Will order 2x more sapphire 7950s and custom watercooling later on.

But will let me use the new toys I have been drooling over for a while now.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Fractal-Design-Define-XL-R2-Case-Review/1733

You have plenty of watercooling space in that case too
Front – 240mm radiator when HDD cages are removed or repositioned
Top – 240 and 280mm when using slim radiators
Bottom – 120mm radiators
Rear – 120 and 140mm radiators

Since you are watercooling later, I would measure and see how much space is actually between your mobo and top of the case. You might be okay with a push config and a normal sized rad.
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two cables and original Sin are the Godfathers of PSUs in this forum. smile.gif

Best sets are the ones with lowest timings and best durability. but there are some concerns like the samsung are said to be the best but they are so overpriced.

I'd say corsair or muskin low profiles CL9 16G would be enough.
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RAM Okay going back to the RAM side, I am sticking with my 32GB (4x8GB) for now so just stick with that as parameters. So trying to decide between some. You may notice they are all red. (It fits the red+black theme lol) But there are 1600/1866/2133 and then latency's differ throughout as well. I know someone said before there was maybe a 2-3 fps difference in the 1600 <-> 2133 but is that for 1 game? Does it matter more when I am running 10-12 games? Is it worth the difference then? Then from what I read the lower the latency the faster the RAM can access what it needs to. So ideally I should aim for low latency? Or is that wrong?

Since I picked a lot I am putting this in the spoiler thing so everyone doesn't have to see it if they don't want to but these are a few that seemed to stand out to me as possible choices. 200-250 dollar range seems reasonable to me for 32GB of RAM and I am willing to spend that much.
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These stand out to me: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231500

1866 / 9 Latency

But not sure.

Repeat but that was my question(s) lol
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RAM Okay going back to the RAM side, I am sticking with my 32GB (4x8GB) for now so just stick with that as parameters. So trying to decide between some. You may notice they are all red. (It fits the red+black theme lol) But there are 1600/1866/2133 and then latency's differ throughout as well. I know someone said before there was maybe a 2-3 fps difference in the 1600 <-> 2133 but is that for 1 game? Does it matter more when I am running 10-12 games? Is it worth the difference then? Then from what I read the lower the latency the faster the RAM can access what it needs to. So ideally I should aim for low latency? Or is that wrong?

Since I picked a lot I am putting this in the spoiler thing so everyone doesn't have to see it if they don't want to but these are a few that seemed to stand out to me as possible choices. 200-250 dollar range seems reasonable to me for 32GB of RAM and I am willing to spend that much.
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These stand out to me: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231500

1866 / 9 Latency

But not sure.

Repeat but that was my question(s) lol

Was about to recommend what I bolded. Probably the best deal for Low Cas but with nice speed.
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Ya seems like what I may go with although still interested in how what numbers affect what when running so many clients.

Also thinking of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-148-443&ParentOnly=1

For SSD
Edited by lcampbell89 - 3/6/13 at 1:06pm
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Ya seems like what I may go with although still interested in how what numbers affect what when running so many clients.

Also thinking of this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-148-443&ParentOnly=1

For SSD

Meh, for that amount of money I would go with Intel 335 Series Jay Crest. 500 M/B read speeds / 450 M/B write speeds. Can't beat Intel's SSD offerings in price to performance ratio's. thumb.gif

And don't get me wrong, Crucial M4 isn't bad, it's just it's almost $200 for mediocre performance. Compared to Jay Crest, it's nonsense.
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