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post #1 of 5
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Hi,

I just saw the video showcasing the NCIX SLIngshot and I wanted to do the same PC but with some changes to the build. It costs 1750$ instead of 2000$. Here what it looks like:

Case: Corsair Obsidian 350D

CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K Haswell 3.4 GHz

Cooler: Corsair Hydro H100i

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Gene

GPU: ASUS GTX 760 DCII (x2 in SLI)

Power supply: Corsair AX850

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB

SSD: Sandisk Extreme II 128 GB

Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8 GB @ 1866 MHz


Some questions:

- Is the power supply overkill to power that system ?

- Is the cooling correct for the build ?

- Should I keep the same components but go with a single-card system ?
post #2 of 5
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Originally Posted by Oleonius View Post

Hi,

I just saw the video showcasing the NCIX SLIngshot and I wanted to do the same PC but with some changes to the build. It costs 1750$ instead of 2000$. Here what it looks like:

Case: Corsair Obsidian 350D

CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K Haswell 3.4 GHz

Cooler: Corsair Hydro H100i

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus VI Gene

GPU: ASUS GTX 760 DCII (x2 in SLI)

Power supply: Corsair AX850

HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2 TB

SSD: Sandisk Extreme II 128 GB

Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8 GB @ 1866 MHz


Some questions:

- Is the power supply overkill to power that system ?

- Is the cooling correct for the build ?

- Should I keep the same components but go with a single-card system ?

Yes the PSU is way overkill even a 650 watts can power a system like that

And you sould take one bigger video card over two smaller ones
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post #3 of 5
Looks very good...like shilkda stated maybe do a 780 single card vs 2x 760's you will like the less noise and heat output as well as possible sli in the future the 780 is a monster and you wont need to upgrade for several years prly.

Also like he said above 650+w PSU is fine however th AX850 is very good stck with it or a Seasonic 750 gold...but imo no reason to go below a 750w PSU esp. with possible sli and just having it. biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 5
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Originally Posted by Clexzor View Post

Looks very good...like shilkda stated maybe do a 780 single card vs 2x 760's you will like the less noise and heat output as well as possible sli in the future the 780 is a monster and you wont need to upgrade for several years prly.

Also like he said above 650+w PSU is fine however th AX850 is very good stck with it or a Seasonic 750 gold...but imo no reason to go below a 750w PSU esp. with possible sli and just having it. biggrin.gif

The Cooler Master V is the cheapest Seasonic made KM3 PSU you can buy but its only 700/850/1000 watts at this point in time

So no its not really worth buying the Seasonic and Corsair models when you can get same thing much cheaper
Edited by shilka - 8/9/13 at 1:35pm
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Windows 7 64 Bit Asus PG279Q Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
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post #5 of 5
Get a coolermaster V700. Its probably a better unit then the corsair anyway.

As for the SSD, Samsung are releasing their new EVO drives which are worth a look.

I Would also agree with getting a more powerfull single card.
Edited by South80 - 8/9/13 at 10:01am
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