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post #1 of 7
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These are the parts I have already decided on:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125873
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117649
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128928
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106241
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133283

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139051
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232207

For the PSU I just picked the first one I saw on newegg.

I am not sure which RAM Sticks would be ideal to buy. I am looking for 4x8GB RAM Sticks that would perform best with my mobo. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 7
I would dump the Corsair CX and get something like Corsair RMx or EVGA G2/P2.

Don't know about RAM but don't think you can go wrong with TridentZ.
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Thx for the recommendation!

I think I will be going with this PSU then: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16817438018

Or which one of them would you say produces the least noise? Since it will be an open case.
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post #4 of 7
I cannot say which have the lowest fan noise, but the PSU's mentioned will turn the fan off completely with low wattage usage (ECO mode on the EVGA's and Zero RPM Fan mode on the Corsair RMx).
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~3000mhz ddr4 is pretty cheap so it should be your baseline. Speeds like 3600 are quite a bit more expensive (~1.6x) and harder for the CPU IMC to keep stable
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Originally Posted by Cyro999 View Post

~3000mhz ddr4 is pretty cheap so it should be your baseline. Speeds like 3600 are quite a bit more expensive (~1.6x) and harder for the CPU IMC to keep stable
Yeah thx for replying thumb.gif
I've seen some people on here struggling to keep stable OCs post 3200mhz on BW-E rigs. Thats why I thought I'll just stick to 3200mhz TridentZ with low latencies http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232207 I was thinking approx. 200$ for RAM when I started this build so 230$ is ok, I wouldv'e probably gone up to 300$ pricewise.
Edited by PinoJet - 6/26/16 at 5:03am
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post #7 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by PinoJet View Post

Yeah thx for replying thumb.gif
I've seen some people on here struggling to keep stable OCs post 3200mhz on BW-E rigs. Thats why I thought I'll just stick to 3200mhz TridentZ with low latencies http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232207 I was thinking approx. 200$ for RAM when I started this build so 230$ is ok, I wouldv'e probably gone up to 300$ pricewise.


If you're into premium asthetics and whatnot, you can get a set of Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 3000mhz in 32GB 4x8 for only $215. With Broadwell-E its a toss-up of whether you'll even be able to handle 3200mhz on the IMC, so between these two sets its really about which you like the look of better i guess. Personally i think Dominator Platinums are the shizzle, but some people can't stand them lol.
 
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