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post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
What do you guys think:

CASE: Coolermaster HAF-X Gaming Full Tower Case w/ 1x230mm Red LED Fan, 1x200mm Fans, 2xFront USB 3.0 Port

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-975 Extreme Edition 3.33 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1366

HDD: 64 GB Kingston 2.5 inch SATA Gaming MLC Solid State Disk

HDD2: 640GB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (640 x 2 (1.28 TB Capacity) Raid 0 Extreme Performance)

MOTHERBOARD: * (3-Way SLI Support) GigaByte GA-X58A-UD3R Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Ultra Durable™3 Mainboard Triple-Channel DDR3/1600 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 Dobly Audio, eSATA, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2 x SATA-III RAID, IEEE1394a, 4 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI

MEMORY: 6GB (2GBx3) DDR3/1600MHz Triple Channel Memory Module (A-Data Gaming Series with Heat Spreader)

VIDEO: Liquid Cooling NVIDIA GTX Series PCIe Video (Liquid Cooling NVIDIA GTX 480 1.5GB GDDR5 VRAM

POWERSUPPLY: CoolerMaster Gaming Power Supplies (1000 Watts Silent Pro)

CD: Sony 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)

FAN: CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 240MM w/ Dual Fan(CPU & GPU Liquid Cool Capable, Extreme Overclcking Performance + Extreme Slient at 18dBA)

TEMP: NZXT Sentry-2 Fan Touch Screen Fan Control & Temperature Display

SPEAKERS: 600Watts PMPO Subwoofer Stereo Speakers

KEYBOARD: Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard

MOUSE: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse

FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer

OS: Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)

12in (Red Color) Cold Cathode Neon Light


Comes up to $2,492.25, is this a good for the price?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
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{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
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{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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post #2 of 20
Let me guess, prebuilt? Prebuilt's are total waste's of money, no matter how you spin it. But if I were you, take out that 975 and get a 920 or 930. Oc it and you will get the same results for a lot less money.
     
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 | 3.6GHz @ 1.23v ASUS ROG Strix B350-F ASUS ROG Strix RX 580 8GB GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync 4x4GB | 2.8GHz(CAS 17)... 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
SanDisk X400 512GB 2 x WD Blue 1TB (RAID 1) Deepcool Captain 240 RGB Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ViewSonic XG2701 Turbot Mechanical Keyboard EVGA SuperNova P2 650w NZXT S340 Elite (Matte Black) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
ASUS ROG Gladius II Glorious PC Gaming Race Pad Logitech Z623 2.1 Speakers Cougar Immersa Headset 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K | 4.2GHz @ 1.25v ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 MSI HD 7850 2GB Mushkin Ridgeline Series | 1.6mhz(CAS 9) @ 1.5v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 Series 60GB WD Black 640GB Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi W/ Xigmatek Purple LED Windows 10 Pro 
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ViewSonic VX2370SMH-LED Rosewill Capstone 550w BitFenix Neos Window Asus Xonar DG 
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Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
SanDisk X400 512GB 2 x WD Blue 1TB (RAID 1) Deepcool Captain 240 RGB Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ViewSonic XG2701 Turbot Mechanical Keyboard EVGA SuperNova P2 650w NZXT S340 Elite (Matte Black) 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
ASUS ROG Gladius II Glorious PC Gaming Race Pad Logitech Z623 2.1 Speakers Cougar Immersa Headset 
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Intel Core i5 2500K | 4.2GHz @ 1.25v ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 MSI HD 7850 2GB Mushkin Ridgeline Series | 1.6mhz(CAS 9) @ 1.5v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 Series 60GB WD Black 640GB Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi W/ Xigmatek Purple LED Windows 10 Pro 
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ViewSonic VX2370SMH-LED Rosewill Capstone 550w BitFenix Neos Window Asus Xonar DG 
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post #3 of 20
Thread Starter 
Yeah it's pre-built, I can get the 930 for $300 less.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
Mouse Pad
{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
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{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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post #4 of 20
lol alienware
    
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Kingston SSD V Series 64Gb Samsung F3 1Tb Asus DVD H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit LG Flatron W2353V 23" 1920x1080 1080p Logitech Corsair TX 750 Watt 
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Kingston SSD V Series 64Gb Samsung F3 1Tb Asus DVD H50 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit LG Flatron W2353V 23" 1920x1080 1080p Logitech Corsair TX 750 Watt 
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NZXT Tempest Logitech 
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post #5 of 20
a 975 for water cooling specialy that watercooling setup is a waste of money. is like getting the money and flushing it down the toilet.

also. prebuilds are a no go but if you are afraid of building everything your self then you really have no choice. but reconsider on that 975.
    
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Intel Core i7 920 @ 4.2ghz X58 SLI Classified EVGA 1080ti @2012/5858 18GB Corsair/Patriot 12800 Tri-ch @ 2013mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ ARC100 240gb  2TB 7200rpm WD cheap DVD Swiftech Apogee XT. Swiftech MCP 655 Pump and ... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
win 10 64bit XB280HK razer black widow ultimate Corsair 850W 
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HAF932-AMD Logitech G9x razer corsair vengeance 1500 
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Intel Core i7 920 @ 4.2ghz X58 SLI Classified EVGA 1080ti @2012/5858 18GB Corsair/Patriot 12800 Tri-ch @ 2013mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ ARC100 240gb  2TB 7200rpm WD cheap DVD Swiftech Apogee XT. Swiftech MCP 655 Pump and ... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
win 10 64bit XB280HK razer black widow ultimate Corsair 850W 
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HAF932-AMD Logitech G9x razer corsair vengeance 1500 
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post #6 of 20
get win7 Pro.

all that money and not even a blueray player?
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I7-860 2.8/OC'ed 3.60 FPO/batch # L935B730 Asus P7P55d Evo MSI 580 TF II OC 8 Gig Corsiar DDR3 1600 XMP 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 750 Samsung H50, pull/push Win7 Pro 64 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 750 Samsung H50, pull/push Win7 Pro 64 
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post #7 of 20
Thread Starter 
How much money would you guys reckon I'd be loosing by going pre-built with this setup?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
Mouse Pad
{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
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{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grim Reaper View Post
How much money would you guys reckon I'd be loosing by going pre-built with this setup?
probably $1000 at least + you are getting subpar parts

I could probably build a better computer than that for $1300
    
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2500k ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution 2 x Asus GTX470 900/1800/1700 Corsair Vengence 8gb 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
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post #9 of 20
Thread Starter 
Damn! Screw it, I'll just see what I can do with building it myself. And if I have problems, you guys can all help! ^_^
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
Mouse Pad
{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
{Intel i7 930 @ 4.2 GHz w/ HT} {Asus Rampage III Extreme} {Zotac AMP! + EVGA GTX 480 SLI @ 800/1600/1900} {G.SKILL Ripjaws 6GB DDR3 1605Mhz @ 7-8-7-20-1N} 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
{OCZ Agility 2 120GB, WD Black 1TB, F4 2TB RAID1} {Asus DVD+/- RW} {Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit} {Asus VH242H 23.6" 1080p} 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
{Logitech G15} {Corsair HX 1000W} {CoolerMaster HAF-X} {Logitech G700} 
Mouse Pad
{Razer Goliathus - Speed} 
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post #10 of 20
Don't worry about that CPU man, just go with the 930, don't get Coolermaster PSU's either, try for Enermax man, they are EPIC.

I would also recommend upgrading that Motherboard, Maybe a UD5 or something around that price. The money you save from the CPU could go towards an ASUS Rampage III Extreme.

Oh, pre-built hey? Sheesh, yeah man, we will help you build your own.

Start a new thread with the funding you are willing to spend and some preferences and we will help!
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Intel 2500K Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 6950 Crossfire Corsair Vengeance 
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900 Peta-Byte Sun Dried Toad Windows 7 64 Benq 1920x1080 Logitech G15 
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