Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › $5000 i7 build [parts]
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

$5000 i7 build [parts] - Page 4

post #31 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aden Florian View Post
I think I'm sold on the obsidian. I'll just have to go careless for a month.

I'm sticking with the 285's.

Any words on a mobo? I like the evga 757 now
Obsidian is a good choice. What happened with either the Classified or the Rampage?
post #32 of 68
If your ganna get the new series cards when they come out why not just save a little money and get two cards instead of blowing it on three?
Desktop
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6950 2GB (OC Edition) Corsair Vengenace 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 64-bit LG W2353V-PF Black 23" 2ms(GTG) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master QuickFire Pro (MX Brown) Rosewill HIVE-550W Cooler Master 690 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6950 2GB (OC Edition) Corsair Vengenace 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 64-bit LG W2353V-PF Black 23" 2ms(GTG) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master QuickFire Pro (MX Brown) Rosewill HIVE-550W Cooler Master 690 Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #33 of 68
because he has money to spend
Bloodraged M&M
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON | | Foxconn Bloodrage | | 2 x Gtx 260 (65nm 192) SLI | | 6Gb (2x3) Corsair Dominator 1600 | 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
| 2x300Gb WD Velociraptors in Raid0|WD 1tb Green | | DVD Multi Recorder | | Vista Ultimate 64-bit | | 24" Acer P243w | Samsung T240HD 24" | 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
| Razer Lycosa | | X3 Ultra 800 Watt Modular Power Supply| | Standard U2-UFO Mountain Mods Case | | Steelseries Ikari Laser Mouse | 
Mouse Pad
| Steelseries | 
  hide details  
Reply
Bloodraged M&M
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON | | Foxconn Bloodrage | | 2 x Gtx 260 (65nm 192) SLI | | 6Gb (2x3) Corsair Dominator 1600 | 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
| 2x300Gb WD Velociraptors in Raid0|WD 1tb Green | | DVD Multi Recorder | | Vista Ultimate 64-bit | | 24" Acer P243w | Samsung T240HD 24" | 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
| Razer Lycosa | | X3 Ultra 800 Watt Modular Power Supply| | Standard U2-UFO Mountain Mods Case | | Steelseries Ikari Laser Mouse | 
Mouse Pad
| Steelseries | 
  hide details  
Reply
post #34 of 68
3 X 4890 will beat GTX285 just so u know.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AVEXIR Blitz 1.1 16GB DDR3-2400MHz CL10 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AVEXIR Blitz 1.1 16GB DDR3-2400MHz CL10 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
post #35 of 68
The TJ07 case is great for wc'ing or air. If you go air though, then get 2 Scythe Kama bays in the front for intakes, and flip the back and top fans and make them outtakes.

I would suggest the following
cpu - i7 920 d0
mobo - evga classified
ram - 6x2gb corsair dominator gt ddr3-2000
vid cards - tri-sli 4890 or wait for 5000 series
hdds - 3x1tb in raid 5 for storage, 3x60gb ocz vertex SSD in raid 0 for OS
case - tj07
psu - corsair hx1000
monitor - 30" dell ultrasharp and 2 24" dell ultrasharps on the sides
speakers - if you want comp ones, logitech z5500s, otherwise go home theater style and get a receiver and all that stuff.
Macbook Air
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600 2.4ghz @ 3.6ghz Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.0 BFG GTX275 4x1gb Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
150gb Raptor, 3x1tb Storage Samsung 22x DVDRW + LG 22x DVDRW (BOTH SATA) Windows 7 64-Bit Samsung 245BW 24" 1920x1200 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Silverstone Strider 750w Modular Antec 900 Razer Copperhead 
Mouse Pad
Custom Outer Space 
  hide details  
Reply
Macbook Air
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600 2.4ghz @ 3.6ghz Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Rev 1.0 BFG GTX275 4x1gb Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
150gb Raptor, 3x1tb Storage Samsung 22x DVDRW + LG 22x DVDRW (BOTH SATA) Windows 7 64-Bit Samsung 245BW 24" 1920x1200 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Silverstone Strider 750w Modular Antec 900 Razer Copperhead 
Mouse Pad
Custom Outer Space 
  hide details  
Reply
post #36 of 68
I think he wanted a soundcard as well, would you even be able to fit a sound card in a classified with 3 gpus?
Bloodraged M&M
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON | | Foxconn Bloodrage | | 2 x Gtx 260 (65nm 192) SLI | | 6Gb (2x3) Corsair Dominator 1600 | 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
| 2x300Gb WD Velociraptors in Raid0|WD 1tb Green | | DVD Multi Recorder | | Vista Ultimate 64-bit | | 24" Acer P243w | Samsung T240HD 24" | 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
| Razer Lycosa | | X3 Ultra 800 Watt Modular Power Supply| | Standard U2-UFO Mountain Mods Case | | Steelseries Ikari Laser Mouse | 
Mouse Pad
| Steelseries | 
  hide details  
Reply
Bloodraged M&M
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
| i7 920 D0 @ 4.2Ghz HT ON | | Foxconn Bloodrage | | 2 x Gtx 260 (65nm 192) SLI | | 6Gb (2x3) Corsair Dominator 1600 | 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
| 2x300Gb WD Velociraptors in Raid0|WD 1tb Green | | DVD Multi Recorder | | Vista Ultimate 64-bit | | 24" Acer P243w | Samsung T240HD 24" | 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
| Razer Lycosa | | X3 Ultra 800 Watt Modular Power Supply| | Standard U2-UFO Mountain Mods Case | | Steelseries Ikari Laser Mouse | 
Mouse Pad
| Steelseries | 
  hide details  
Reply
post #37 of 68
Thread Starter 
Alright, I like the corsair doms ddr3 2000. Any objections?

I'm gonna wait till next week when I get home to go to frys and look at tbs and monitors

I like the color scheme of the 757 and it sounds like it should oc just as well as the class. And it has more space for a sound card

and what's this about 3x 4950's better than the 285's?
post #38 of 68
3 heavily overclocked 4890s will beat gtx 285s and for physx get a gts 250

and currently the classified is the best board

EDIT: especially the e759 one
TagUrTank
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 950 Gigabyte X58A-UD9 Sapphire HD6990 4GB Kingston HyperX 1600mhz 12GB (6x2GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Vertex 2 Sandforce 240GB Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 7200.12 1TB Seagate 7200.12 1TB Samsung Blu-Ray combo drive Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Case fans (all slots on the HAF X Filled) Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit Acer V233H Acer V233H 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer V233H Apple Keyboard Corsair AX1200w Coolermaster HAFX 
MouseAudioAudio
Microsoft sidewinder x8 Onboard Realtek audio -> Optical out -> Yamaha ... Sennheiser CX500 earbuds 
  hide details  
Reply
TagUrTank
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 950 Gigabyte X58A-UD9 Sapphire HD6990 4GB Kingston HyperX 1600mhz 12GB (6x2GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Vertex 2 Sandforce 240GB Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM Hitachi 2TB 7200RPM 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Seagate 7200.12 1TB Seagate 7200.12 1TB Samsung Blu-Ray combo drive Noctua NH-D14 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Case fans (all slots on the HAF X Filled) Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit Acer V233H Acer V233H 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer V233H Apple Keyboard Corsair AX1200w Coolermaster HAFX 
MouseAudioAudio
Microsoft sidewinder x8 Onboard Realtek audio -> Optical out -> Yamaha ... Sennheiser CX500 earbuds 
  hide details  
Reply
post #39 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aden Florian View Post
Alright, I like the corsair doms ddr3 2000. Any objections?

I'm gonna wait till next week when I get home to go to frys and look at tbs and monitors

I like the color scheme of the 757 and it sounds like it should oc just as well as the class. And it has more space for a sound card

and what's this about 3x 4950's better than the 285's?
Well for most part I agree with most except.
Don't get Ati card's, get SLI 285's
and The Classified is great Mobo but if you really need more PCI slots for sound card/wireless network card or whatever you may then the Classified may be your best choice
Project Essence
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 920 EVGA X58 Classified HIS 5870/ 2nd HIS Ref. 5870 coming soon 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital Black 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100 Samsung Syncmaster P2350 Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX1000 Silverstone FT02 Roccat Kone 
  hide details  
Reply
Project Essence
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 920 EVGA X58 Classified HIS 5870/ 2nd HIS Ref. 5870 coming soon 6GB Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital Black 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7100 Samsung Syncmaster P2350 Logitech G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair HX1000 Silverstone FT02 Roccat Kone 
  hide details  
Reply
post #40 of 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by tagurtoast View Post
and currently the classified is the best board

EDIT: especially the e759 one
No, not the E759 one. The NF200 chip just adds latency and heat. It actually decreases performance by a couple FPS. Here for proof. Besides, the E759 was manufactured in limited quantities and I doubt he'd be able to get one now. There was a guy selling a used one on eBay for $1000...
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Build Logs
Overclock.net › Forums › Case Mods & Cases › Builds & Case Mods › Build Logs › $5000 i7 build [parts]