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Hi, Im new here and new to building and OC... may you have patience with me lol.... Anyways I`m Tom or if you prefer Gandalf (which is actually my first name) I`m almost 32, married with kids and I live in Switzerland.
I own a Acer Prdator g7711 (yeah, I know wth was I thinking not to build one int the first place, I got it used for cheap) anyways I`m planning on upgrading it. here are the spec

delta 1000w power supply
i7 920 chip
g7711 mobo (definitely needs upgrade because you cant OC it)
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 531MHz
Asetec 510lc water cooling
2x1000gb Seagate ST31000528AS
Asus gtx560

Reading around in different forums on the i7 920 chip I found out its worth keeping and OCing it. I dont have a lot of money to throw into this pc, but I do want to make it run a bit better, I was thinking of upgrading the mobo and then try to OC it a bit.
I mostly use my pc for gaming (BF3) and do some photoshop, and usual stuff on it.
What I need help with is finding a good mobo and eventually some new ram, and then I definetly need help for the OC.

Thanks in advance

cheers

Tom
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post #2 of 72
Welcome to OCN

Wow massive overkill on the PSU side
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post #3 of 72
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thanx for welcome,
I know... lol ... idk why acer put a 1000w psu... I guess it was just for putting out big numbers to higher up the price... the mobo does support up to 3 cards in sli, that might also be the reason.... idk... ims still at noob stage... lol
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Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
asus dvdrw enerma Windows 8  delta 1000w power supply 
CaseMouseAudioOther
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post #4 of 72
Am a bit curious to know which Delta model it is do you know anything else about it other then its a Delta?
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Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
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Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
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Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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post #5 of 72
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Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
asus dvdrw enerma Windows 8  delta 1000w power supply 
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Originally Posted by gandalf81 View Post

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Hmmm i do not know this PSU may i use your photo and ask some who might know
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Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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post #7 of 72
can you tell us what you plan on using this computer for? what i would do for gaming is get a better gfx card, and possibly mobo but you would have to find one compatible with that i7
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post #8 of 72
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go for it smile.gif
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Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
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Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
asus dvdrw enerma Windows 8  delta 1000w power supply 
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post #9 of 72
crap, that chip has like 8 boards on the market for it, its a server chip so i dont believe you would be able to overclock much anyways, also the board is going to be like $400 - $500 because its lga 1366. you could get a new i5 3570k and normal mobo for about the same price if not cheaper.

Edit: tigerdirect baords: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Category/guidedSearch.asp?CatId=13&sel=Detail%3B31_1259_47194_47194,Detail%3B31_174_44818_44818
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MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
ASUS VG248QE Seiki 39" 4k Corsair K70 MX Red KingWin LZP 1000w platinum 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Stryker Corsair M65 RGB preixx DX-1000XXL Logitech Z506 
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Samsung 850 Evo 250GB corsair H100I GTX Corsair ML PRO LED (x4) Windows 10 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
ASUS VG248QE Seiki 39" 4k Corsair K70 MX Red KingWin LZP 1000w platinum 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Storm Stryker Corsair M65 RGB preixx DX-1000XXL Logitech Z506 
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post #10 of 72
Am looking into that PSU now

If you buy newer modern hardware i would not trust an old PSU to power them even if the PSU is overkill because many older PSU´s are crap
Edited by shilka - 3/24/13 at 4:26pm
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 x2 Dali Opticon 1 
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Dali E12 F Subwoofer CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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