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hey im new here im from melb aus im a gaming nerd/freak and im sick of slow computers and i really want to know whats best i was refferd by a mate and now im here hope u guys can help

any advice on the best software idc bout price the best in gaming today let me no thank's xD

.Keyboard
.headphones/sets
.monitor
.mouse
.graphics

the works please respond on what u guys think thank's
post #2 of 46
Hey man welcome to the forum! Would help you with your build just havent been around here for yonks and have lost quite alot of interest in rigs and such, im getting back into it!! Hopefully you'll find your dream rig
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| i7 Extreme 975|@| 5.1ghz | | GA-EX58-UD3R F6Rev | | EVGA-c0-0p|SLI|295's | |Corsair Dominator GT's 7-8-7-18| 
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2x1 TB WD Cavier's HDD's Raid 0 | Pioneer Blu-Ray DvD | | Wind0ws 7 Ultimate |X64 | | Dell Ultrasharp "24" | 
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2x1 TB WD Cavier's HDD's Raid 0 | Pioneer Blu-Ray DvD | | Wind0ws 7 Ultimate |X64 | | Dell Ultrasharp "24" | 
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post #3 of 46
Which site would you like to buy from?
post #4 of 46
intel i7 965 or 920
foxconn bloodrage motherboard
g.skill perfect storm ddr3 triple channel 2000mhz 3x2gb
2 gtx 295 quad sli
2 intel ssd
wd caviar black 1tb hd
and whatever case you like
if your going to air cool your cpu i would probably get the true 120 or tuniq tower 120
or if you know anything about watercooling that would be the way to go for overclocking that i7
check my sig for more info
    
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2x Intel 80 SSD Raid 0 Samsung DvdRW XP 64/W7 3 Samsung 2243swx 5040x1050 @ 57hz Matrox TH2GO Di 
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GoldTouch CoolerMaster Real Power Pro 1000w Mountain Mod U2 UF0 TrackBall 
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i7 920 4.2ghz HT ON Foxconn BLoodrage 2x GTX 295 Quad SLI 6 GB Mushkin DDR 3 1600 
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2x Intel 80 SSD Raid 0 Samsung DvdRW XP 64/W7 3 Samsung 2243swx 5040x1050 @ 57hz Matrox TH2GO Di 
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post #5 of 46
soo... you wanna spend $5k on a system+peripherals?

i'm assuming you're building it yourself, ya?
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Samsung F3 1TB + WD 3200AAKS LG Super multi something Windows 7 Home Premium x64 BenQ 22" 1080p 40000DCR 5ms 
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post #6 of 46
$5k?

The first thing I'm going to suggest is 2 24" monitors. Every $5,000.00 computer should have a few of those.

You're also going to need a great case. I personally like Silverstone or Lian Li's. The TJ07 is a magnificent piece of architecture. Here's a Newegg link for reference.

Silverstone TJ07 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163067
Or if you like flashy things, and are a cable management nut, the Raven is for you!

Silverstone Raven - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163067
Edited by Shift. - 3/30/09 at 4:51am
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2x 256GB Crucial MX100 H60 Windows 8.1 Pro OS X Yosemite 
MonitorPowerCase
2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
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i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
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1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LG 22X DVD±R Corsair H50 OSX 10.7.3 
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LG 23" Corsair HX620 Antec Nine-Hundred MX 518 
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Thermaltake 
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X3 710 CACZC | 3.7GHz DFI LP DK 790GX-M2RS ATI Radeon HD 3300 4GB OCZ XTC @ 800MHz 2.08v 
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Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
2x 256GB Crucial MX100 H60 Windows 8.1 Pro OS X Yosemite 
MonitorPowerCase
2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LG 22X DVD±R Corsair H50 OSX 10.7.3 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
LG 23" Corsair HX620 Antec Nine-Hundred MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Thermaltake 
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X3 710 CACZC | 3.7GHz DFI LP DK 790GX-M2RS ATI Radeon HD 3300 4GB OCZ XTC @ 800MHz 2.08v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
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20" Acer AL2017 Logitech Media Corsair CX430 Thermaltake Soprano 
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post #7 of 46
30" monitor
i7 920
2x GTX 285s factory oc'ed
Intel X25-M 80Gb.

Thats all you need really. GTX 295 sli is a waste of money b/c quad sli is really bad at scaling. Adding another GTX 285 for tri sli doesn't do that much either, b/c the third card is only utilized around 10%.
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post #8 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcgrunt42 View Post
intel i7 965 or 920
foxconn bloodrage motherboard
g.skill perfect storm ddr3 triple channel 2000mhz 3x2gb
2 gtx 295 quad sli
2 intel ssd
wd caviar black 1tb hd
and whatever case you like
if your going to air cool your cpu i would probably get the true 120 or tuniq tower 120
or if you know anything about watercooling that would be the way to go for overclocking that i7
check my sig for more info
YES agreed with all of this besides the CPU! I would wait 4 weeks for the new i7 975 D0 stepping.
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post #9 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by mcgrunt42 View Post
intel i7 965 or 920
foxconn bloodrage motherboard
g.skill perfect storm ddr3 triple channel 2000mhz 3x2gb
2 gtx 295 quad sli
2 intel ssd
wd caviar black 1tb hd
and whatever case you like
if your going to air cool your cpu i would probably get the true 120 or tuniq tower 120
or if you know anything about watercooling that would be the way to go for overclocking that i7
check my sig for more info
If you're going air cooling (don't know why you would with that budget though), then go for the Cooler Master V8. It will be better on the i7 than the True 120 or Tuniq Tower 12 would be.
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post #10 of 46
eVGA Classified.



http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...A%20classified

Again, using Newegg as reference.
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Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
2x 256GB Crucial MX100 H60 Windows 8.1 Pro OS X Yosemite 
MonitorPowerCase
2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LG 22X DVD±R Corsair H50 OSX 10.7.3 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
LG 23" Corsair HX620 Antec Nine-Hundred MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Thermaltake 
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X3 710 CACZC | 3.7GHz DFI LP DK 790GX-M2RS ATI Radeon HD 3300 4GB OCZ XTC @ 800MHz 2.08v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
20" Acer AL2017 Logitech Media Corsair CX430 Thermaltake Soprano 
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Logitech G5 
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six|speed
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Gryphon Z97 Asus GTX760 OC 16GB Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
2x 256GB Crucial MX100 H60 Windows 8.1 Pro OS X Yosemite 
MonitorPowerCase
2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LG 22X DVD±R Corsair H50 OSX 10.7.3 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
LG 23" Corsair HX620 Antec Nine-Hundred MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Thermaltake 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X3 710 CACZC | 3.7GHz DFI LP DK 790GX-M2RS ATI Radeon HD 3300 4GB OCZ XTC @ 800MHz 2.08v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
20" Acer AL2017 Logitech Media Corsair CX430 Thermaltake Soprano 
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