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post #11 of 43
Thread Starter 
Updated the PSU.

Added CF 5770s.
Edited by iSlayer - 11/14/09 at 1:02pm
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
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2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
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Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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MBP 13"
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4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
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Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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post #12 of 43
Thread Starter 
$340 left in the budget (see Wish List), and I need...

1) Headset
2) Sound Card
3) HS/F for a 920
4) Mobo
5) Cooling for my CF 5770s
6) Whatever I forgot >.<


Also, I switched the HAF922 to a HAF932.
Edited by iSlayer - 11/14/09 at 1:07pm
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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MBP 13"
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
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Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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post #13 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by iSlayer View Post
I'm not going Fermi. So far i'm utterly disappointed by Nvidia's actions...

The RAM has some pretty bad timings. This has a better CAS latency and has all the bandwidth that i'll need.
With i7, you want higher timings and higher frequency rather than low timings and low frequency. The core i7 benefits MUCH more from higher frequencies in terms of raw speed.
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i3 530 @ 4.2ghz MSI GD65-P55 Radeon 4890 @ 950/1075 w/ ageia physx card 4GB Gskill DDR3 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Hitachi Deskstar 1TB Lacie Electron Blue 19" CRT Xion 1000W Coolermaster Storm scout 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i3 530 @ 4.2ghz MSI GD65-P55 Radeon 4890 @ 950/1075 w/ ageia physx card 4GB Gskill DDR3 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Hitachi Deskstar 1TB Lacie Electron Blue 19" CRT Xion 1000W Coolermaster Storm scout 
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post #14 of 43
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by tipsycoma View Post
With i7, you want higher timings and higher frequency rather than low timings and low frequency. The core i7 benefits MUCH more from higher frequencies in terms of raw speed.
Lower CAS latency RAMs cost more for a reason. Lower CAS RAM>More Bandwidth/Higher Bandwidth RAM.

$340 left in the budget (see Wish List), and I need...

1) Headset (Gaming with some Music, NEEDS A MIC)
2) Sound Card
3) HS/F for an i7 920
4) Mobo (Needs RAID 0/CF support)
5) Cooling for my CF 5770s
6) Whatever I forgot >.<



OP updated.
Edited by iSlayer - 11/14/09 at 1:24pm
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
Trackpad 
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MBP 13"
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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post #15 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by iSlayer View Post
Lower CAS latency RAMs cost more for a reason. Lower CAS RAM>More Bandwidth/Higher Bandwidth RAM.
Edit: I resign from this thread.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i3 530 @ 4.2ghz MSI GD65-P55 Radeon 4890 @ 950/1075 w/ ageia physx card 4GB Gskill DDR3 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Hitachi Deskstar 1TB Lacie Electron Blue 19" CRT Xion 1000W Coolermaster Storm scout 
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My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i3 530 @ 4.2ghz MSI GD65-P55 Radeon 4890 @ 950/1075 w/ ageia physx card 4GB Gskill DDR3 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Hitachi Deskstar 1TB Lacie Electron Blue 19" CRT Xion 1000W Coolermaster Storm scout 
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post #16 of 43
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by tipsycoma View Post
Edit: I resign from this thread.
I'd link you to the OCN thread where there was a bigger boost in FPS from lower CAS latency RAM then higher bandwidth/more bandwidth RAM, but I can't seem to find it.
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
Trackpad 
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MBP 13"
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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post #17 of 43
Thread Starter 
Would this mobo be any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188039

Will the RAM be supported?
Edited by iSlayer - 11/14/09 at 3:06pm
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
Trackpad 
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MBP 13"
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
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post #18 of 43
Thread Starter 
^ Yes/No?

Dropped down to a HAF922/850W Corsair PSU.
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
Trackpad 
  hide details  
 
MBP 13"
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
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post #19 of 43
Thread Starter 
I still need...

1) Headset (Gaming with some Music, NEEDS A MIC)
2) Sound Card
3) HS/F for an i7 920
4) Whatever I forgot >.<

And i've got $485.12 left in the budget and I need a GPU as well.
Edited by iSlayer - 11/14/09 at 3:32pm
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
Trackpad 
  hide details  
 
MBP 13"
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930k 4.6 @ 1.29v ASUS x79 Deluxe MSI GTX 970 4GB @ 1571.7/1944 2x G. Skill Ripjaws X 2x8GB 2133 CAS9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 EVO 256GB ASUS OEM DVD-WR thing Noctua NH-U14s two fans Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x ASUS VX238H Ducky Shine 3 TKL Blue LED / Blue switches Corsair HX750 HAF 922 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G700 SteelSeries 4HD 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7 3520m Intel HD 4000 G. Skill 2x8GB DDR3 1600MHz CAS9 1TB 850 EVO 
Optical DriveCoolingOSPower
Superdrive Apple products don't have cooling OS X 10.9.5 w/ Bootcamp Win7 Ultimate x64 55W internal and 60W battery 
Mouse
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post #20 of 43
1.Audio Technica ATH AD700 headphones + Zalman clip on mic (or you can get the mic from amazon, but its $16).
2.Asus Xonar D1 or HT Omega Striker if you want to spend more Auzentech Forte.
3. Prolimatech Megahlems or Mega Shadow. They are the same just the Mega shadow is nickel plated. For the fan get a Panaflo Low, Medium, High, or Ultra High depending on how loud you can handle. you will need to get 38mm fan clips.

Thats about ~$275.

Also your link to the wishlist doesn't work. Try this.
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