*It'll cost around 2k if purchased on newegg; I live near a microcenter so I can acquire most of the parts there for around 20% off + original discount, such as the i7 930 for $180, cm atcs 840 for $120, etc.
First time builder here, just seeking for suggestions/opinions - and I've also got several questions revolving around the motherboard and powersupply
- Quoted from motherboard description page:Quote:
2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2) (Note 1)
2 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1/PCIEX8_2) (Note 2)
(Note 1) For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.
(Note 2) The PCIEX8_1 and PCIEX8_2 slots share bandwidth with the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots espectively. When PCIEX8_1 is populated with an expansion card, the PCIEX16_1 slot will operate at up to x8 mode; when PCIEX8_2 is populated with an expansion card, the PC IEX16_2 slot will operate at up to x8 mode.
- Power Supply
Will it be sufficient enough for all my components? (I'll be doing some overclocking, should I get more headroom and go for a 900w~1000w?)
Also - Will it work? I've done researching the parts to the best of my ability, I just need some seasoned system builders to confirm so I can get the doubt off my shoulders
Edited by cruiselax - 5/19/10 at 5:00pm