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Agreed, and this is exactly what i plan to do. I only play 2 games and the will fit on the ssd with the OS. However, i plan to run games such as BF3 off the HDD (green). Im just curious if its really worth the extra $ to make games that i will rarely play, load quicker.

It will load faster yes but if its as you say something you wont play often then no its not worth throwing money after
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Agreed, and this is exactly what i plan to do. I only play 2 games and the will fit on the ssd with the OS. However, i plan to run games such as BF3 off the HDD (green). Im just curious if its really worth the extra $ to make games that i will rarely play, load quicker.

Not really. I run both Green & Black and the difference in speed/access time is shown only in benchmarks but no real-world difference (for me at least).
Also, as Shilka mentioned, the Black is really noisy, I mean really old IDE drive noisy. I can hear it over everything else in my rig when its being accessed.
I'd recommend getting the Green or Blue and getting a 240GB SSD (the 120GB fills so fast it becomes irritating planning your installs).
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post #23 of 45
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However, i plan to run games such as BF3 off the HDD (green)
Then it will take ages to launch xD
If you don't want to buy a black, you can find at least a compromise, try and get a 7500 RPM drive (some blues are) and 32Mo cache (64 is marketting too much)

as for the H100i : it evacuate heat from your cpu, it doesn't make your case cooler.
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I have a WD Black and I'd agree that it is audible when being accessed, but not much louder than my case fans and pump, IMO noise level is entirely tolerable. I'd avoid the WD Green unless you are using it purely for storing stuff like movies, photos and music, you'll really notice the sub 7200 rpm speed in things like game loading times and for any programs installed on the HDD. OS+programs+1-2 games will fill up a 128 GB SSD with only around 20GB to spare, so I'd recommend going with a higher capacity SSD if you can afford it.
Edit: Also, where are you buying the parts from? Your build is pretty high end, but $2300 sounds like you're getting ripped off, even though prices in Australia are retarded.
Edited by KaiserFrederick - 6/11/13 at 7:10am
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All this is from Gocomp. Pc case gear would charge about $100 more. Msy probably $150. No other place in Australia sells cheaper than those. I even considered new egg and the forward mailing to Australia, but ended up more expensive.
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Gonna go with 500gb Wd black and 250gb ssd. Also made changes to PSU so the price is only about $30 more. Roughly $2380 so far. I'm sure they will give me a discount. But for a first build I'm very confident in these components. Saved long and hard for this... Ain't easy in Australia.
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Gonna go with 500gb Wd black and 250gb ssd. Also made changes to PSU so the price is only about $30 more. Roughly $2380 so far. I'm sure they will give me a discount. But for a first build I'm very confident in these components. Saved long and hard for this... Ain't easy in Australia.

What PSU?

And yes in another thread there is another guy from Australia trying to find a non crap PSU
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Was going corsair hx 850 but changed for a hx 750
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Was going corsair hx 850 but changed for a hx 750

Overkill unless you want two video cards?
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I don't want to have to buy another PSU so I'm getting something that can run sli and be worthy of further upgrades.
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