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post #1721 of 3141
Just want to make sure I'm all set to go.

Intel i7 930
Asus P6X58D premium- motherboard
Asus non-reference v2 ati radeon 5870- gpu
G Skill Tridents 6gb 1200mhz CL9 - ram
Corsair H70 push/pull as rear exhaust
Cooler Master Storm Sniper with 1-2 extra 120mm intake fans at front/top (5.25 drive bay). And 1 extra 120mm intake fan at very bottom facing up.
Corsair HX 850w - psu
Intel x-25 ssd 80gb - primary drive
Western digital caviar blue 500 gb 7,200 rpm HD - storage drive
Windows 7 home premium 64-bit - OS
Samsung PX2370 23" led/LCD 1920x1080 resolution - monitor

Hoping to overclock to 4.0ghz preferably with turbo boost on. If, not I'll just leave it off. How does everything look for a nice overclock?
Thanks.
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post #1722 of 3141
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Originally Posted by Kyushu View Post
Just want to make sure I'm all set to go.


Cooler Master Storm Sniper with 1-2 extra 120mm intake fans at front/top (
Thanks.
I will have a couple custom painted snipers for sell in next couple weeks if your interested. I will list them in the "For Sale" area when ready.

Click my sig line for some pics of mine. I may also be interested in an even trade , my case for a new sniper case. May already be spoken for not sure yet.

Just a thought
    
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post #1723 of 3141
looks good but remember when overclocking turbo boost needs to be off.
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post #1724 of 3141
Oh. I thought I could setup like this:

4 cores - 4.0gh
3 cores - 4.0 or 4.1 ghz
2 cores - 4.1 ghz
1 core - 4.2 ghz
None of my games will not utilize 4 cores. Most is 3. And most of them will only utilize 2. That's why I wanted to do it that way is that possible?

Btw, changed a few things. Switch the 850w psu to 650w, heard 650w was plenty for future proofing and adding an extra 5870. Changed ram to corsair xms ddr3 6gb 1600mhz. Also thinking about switching primary drive to the crucial 300 ssd 64gb. What do you guys think?

Btw Fannblade, amazing mod man. Ridiculous! Unfortunately I'm a plain vanilla guy. I don't even like the blue LEDs on the sniper I just love the overall case.
Edited by Kyushu - 8/19/10 at 2:21pm
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post #1725 of 3141
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Oh. I thought I could setup like this:


Btw, changed a few things. Switch the 850w psu to 650w, heard 650w was plenty for future proofing and adding an extra 5870.
Btw Fannblade, amazing mod man. Ridiculous! Unfortunately I'm a plain vanilla guy. I don't even like the blue LEDs on the sniper I just love the overall case.
Thanks NP on the case.
I think 650 watt would cut you pretty close on power...850 will give you more room to grow. IMO.
    
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post #1726 of 3141
O.o. What da. Ugh back to 850 ><. I'm so confused.
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post #1727 of 3141
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O.o. What da. Ugh back to 850 ><. I'm so confused.
Man I hear ya Nothing more stressful the piecing together a new build!

Read, decide, change mind , read etc. etc.

Then click on the total and say "holy crap" my wife is going to kill me!!!
    
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post #1728 of 3141
Haha yeah man, but gf in my case.

Ok how is this setup?

Intel i7 930
Asus P6X58D premium- motherboard
Asus non-reference v2 ati radeon 5870- gpu
Corsair xms3 ddr3 6gb 1600mhz CL7 - ram
Corsair H70 push/pull as rear exhaust
Cooler Master Storm Sniper with 1-2 extra 120mm intake fans at front/top (5.25 drive bay). And 1 extra 120mm intake fan at very bottom facing up.
Corsair HX 850w - psu
Crucial C300 ssd 64gb - primary drive
Western digital caviar blue 500 gb 7,200 rpm HD - storage drive
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Samsung PX2370 23" led/LCD 1920x1080 resolution - monitor
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post #1729 of 3141
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The only thing I can comment on is the Mobo, any reason for the P6X58D Premium? Just go with the P6T, IMO there will be little to no difference other than about $150. The P6X58D is way overkill. Other than that everything looks good, maybe go with a Black as your storage drive just to have a little more performance and get the 5 year warranty.

BTW hitting 4.0GHz on that chip should be doable.
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post #1730 of 3141
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The only thing I can comment on is the Mobo, any reason for the P6X58D Premium? Just go with the P6T, IMO there will be little to no difference other than about $150. The P6X58D is way overkill. Other than that everything looks good, maybe go with a Black as your storage drive just to have a little more performance and get the 5 year warranty.

BTW hitting 4.0GHz on that chip should be doable.
Adhmuz, you wanna take over the club/thread? You're a pretty active poster...
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