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Debating whether to post this in the builds section...I'll leave it here since it's a PLANNED build, not in progress or anything.

I'll go into more detail after each part.

Well, I'm planning on getting a X38 or X48 mobo, a new CPU, a few more harddrives, a new PSU, a watercooling setup, and two new video cards.

Mobo: I'm thinking of the DFI Lanparty X38, found here. I love the color scheme + 2 PCIe x16 slots.

CPU: Not sure of atm, but probably a 45nm quad or a E8400. Going to choose when I get closer to D-Day

Harddrives: Planning on another Raptor for RAID0, and a couple (read: 3-4) 500GB drives for RAID1:

PSU: Thinking of a 1000w, open to suggestions. Have yet to choose one.

Watercooling: Got my eyes set on the D-Tek Fuzion, found here, for my CPU block. For the rads I've checking out the Thermochill PA 120.3, found here, two of them to be exact. Two loops, one for my CPU only, and another dedicated to my GPUs. Have yet to choose a pump/tubing/gpu blocks/everything else. Suggest

Video Cards: I'm getting two HD4870x2s when they come out in June (hopefully) for free. I'm gonna need some GPU blocks that'll work with them and a powerful PSU (500W just for the cards themselves).

Well? What do you think? Feel free to critique, except for the video cards. I'm getting them for free, so there's no reason to change. Plus I'm a huge ATI fanboy.

~Gooda~
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RAID1 will only work with two drives (since is mirroring). If you want data security, get 4 drives in RAID10 or RAID0+1

Video cards: you seriously only need ONE. Two is total overkill. I will PM you my address so you can send me the other one

Otherwise... nice
    
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no.... that will not work chozart.... ill send you some cookies then you can send me your video card...


btw the the 3870x2 would be a card or a 3870 or a 3850

you shouldnt need more than 750watt psu.

you realy dont need two when unless all you do is benchmark
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Wheels, the 4870x2 is coming out in June, hopefully. I won a bet and my friend is buying them, so it's no loss to me

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For the PSU i suggest a pc power and cooling 750 silencer. Like the one i have low noise and huge single rail. you can get the crossfire edition for your X-fire
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post #6 of 6
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Dang...I thought I'd have more interest -.-

Thanks for the suggestion

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