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post #1 of 12
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http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Redsheanazar/saved/3wAX


Hi guys,
I would like some input on this build. If all goes well, I will be purchasing this in 3 weeks. If there is anything I need or don't need, could you give me advice.

Thanks in advance,
T
post #2 of 12
The day before buying ask this.OR BUMP this thread because prices change every day.
post #3 of 12
I'd say take the Asus BW out, just get one with usb. It's a gorgeous case it would just ruin the look of it.
Swap out the rams for GSkill TridentX 2400Mhz 2x8gb kit.
Don't buy win8.1 just crack it tongue.gif
For the GPU I'd go with EVGA, just because they are BEASTS! whichever model of their 780 Ti you go with you can't go wrong.
I'm not sure about the H110, I think they are thinner than H100i's but they are 280mm so you should check a comparison between them to see which performs better.

All that said, I don't see a HDD or you stating that you want to expand in the future. For that reason I think the case is overkill. If I had your build I would swap the mobo to an asus maximus VI Impact and change the case to a Cors 250D or Bitfenix Prodigy and just put all those things in that case. That mobo has the same features and OC capability if that's what you're thinking about.
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The Maximus Formula is just Plain beautiful. I did a build for my brother 2 months ago with it and its great. I have the Maximus Extreme and I wish I would have got the Formula but I need the extra Lane.
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Ahh, good advice. I was wondering what to do with the OD, because the case looks awesome and I didn't want to mess it up. The reasoning for the ram is they light up and I can't find where 2400 makes a big difference from 1600. Also, I went with 4 sticks because I read where you should fill all the slots. I am changing to windows 7. And I will change the GPU. The HDD is the SSD. I was just going to put everything on it. I don't have a lot of music or pictures, I just game. The SSD's mount on the side of this case and I can pull all the HDD slots out. I'll check out the maximus VI Impact.

Thanks for all the input!
T
post #6 of 12
You dont need 860 watts for that build and you can find better value then the AXi series
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post #7 of 12
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The 850 watts is for adding in another GPU, which I hope to add by summer. smile.gif
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You can check out the CM V850. I don't know right now but anandtech showed that 2133-2400mhz rams actually are better for haswell. If you were speaking about Ivy I'd say you are correct. Search it and you can find it (on phone now). On the contrary the lwss slot the better, that way less voltage = more stable oc = tighter timings. Let's say you bought 2x8 kit and then add another 2x8 to it, that's meh. But if you have 4x8 directly the np, they are all tested together etc. 2x8 > 4x4.
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post #9 of 12
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So you are saying it is better to get 2 sticks vs 4 sticks? Somebody told me that it was better because of the ram utilizing all 4 channels. I don't know if that is correct or not.
post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Redsheanazar View Post

The 850 watts is for adding in another GPU, which I hope to add by summer. smile.gif

Even 700 watts is enough for that

850 watts is if you want 3 cards
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