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post #31 of 173
you could always look into maybe a socket 2011 board with a 4820k if needed the 4820k is priced close to the same as the 4770k just another option lol
post #32 of 173
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Anything around the level of ud3h/4h, Hero etc will serve you well.

Reason I suggested Gigabyte boards is your PCI requirement.

Look at specs for different boards - see the layout/connections, things like space between PCIe 16 slots (since you will SLI), color scheme etc.

I mean, unless you go for a really bottom of the barrel board - you cant go wrong with z87 MBs.
It looks like with the ud3h/4h that if I SLI on that board then the PCI slot will be covered under my GPU. Ugh
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post #33 of 173
I would suggest a H100i or similar closed loop water cooler for a heatsink. This will allow you to hit 4.5Ghz easy and not worry about your temps.

For running BF4 I would suggest you "upgrade" (if you want to call it that) to windows 8.1 as this looks to be best for BF4. For some reason, since you say wifi is the only way you can get internet, it makes me feel like you are in college. I am probably waaay off but i just got done with that business and they made us use wifi only for a long time. Anyway, if you are there is a good chance you can get Win 8.1 for free through the school.

And my vote goes for the 4770k CPU.

For a MB you should look for one that has 2 spaces between the PCIe 3.0 slots. Ex. PCIe 3.0>slot>slot>PCIe 3.0. This would give the top card a little more room to breath.

And if you can hold off a few more weeks you are likely to catch some black friday deals on this stuff.
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post #34 of 173
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I was kind of hoping for a parts list when I made this thread lol. That makes things for me much easier. And is a socket 2011 better than a socket 1150? I really don't know.
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I was kind of hoping for a parts list when I made this thread lol. That makes things for me much easier. And is a socket 2011 better than a socket 1150? I really don't know.

Depends on what you will be doing on your PC

If its just gaming with one or two video cards go LGA 1150

If you are going to be doing editing and heavy gaming with 3 or 4 video cards go LGA 2011
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post #36 of 173
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Depends on what you will be doing on your PC

If its just gaming with one or two video cards go LGA 1150

If you are going to be doing editing and heavy gaming with 3 or 4 video cards go LGA 2011
Just gaming, thanks for clearing that up. And I have decided on the case
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This build will probably reach $3000. Since I'm at $2029 and only have, 2xGPU, case, CPU, mouse...
Edited by SharpShoot3r07 - 11/8/13 at 1:35pm
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post #38 of 173
you are going to re-use a 23: 1920x1080 monitor right? I highly suggest you grab one of the 27" 1440p korean monitors specifically the qnix, you can overclock it very easily to around 96-120hz depending on the actual unit and it will be much much nicer than a 23 inch 1080 monitor. A 3000$ gaming machine deserves a better monitor imo
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you are going to re-use a 23: 1920x1080 monitor right? I highly suggest you grab one of the 27" 1440p korean monitors specifically the qnix, you can overclock it very easily to around 96-120hz depending on the actual unit and it will be much much nicer than a 23 inch 1080 monitor. A 3000$ gaming machine deserves a better monitor imo
Yeah, I will probably do that around xmas time.
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Are you dead set on ram over 1600mhz? You can usually overclock 1600mhz ram to 1866 very easily and there isn't much difference between 1866 and 2133, hell there isn't even much difference between 1600 and 2133 from everything i've ever seen. Apparently bf4 likes higher speed ram but idk how true that is or if you even play bf4
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