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corsair h70 amongst top coolers atm, its a good as megahalem and noctua d14.
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2)get a decent corsair or any other reliable power supply
trust me, its important
What's wrong with that power supply? I have it and it's one of the most efficient PSUs out there
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1. I do really want the 6gb/s and never use anything over 500gigs. anyway for the most part. Always end up reformatting by then. I might get a second one and do raid 0.
A mechanical hard drive will never, EVER reach those speeds. EVER. Not even solid-state drives reach those speeds. It only says SATAIII on there to show it supports it, and to do to people what they did to you into thinking that it'll give the user a benefit.
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A mechanical hard drive will never, EVER reach those speeds. EVER. Not even solid-state drives reach those speeds. It only says SATAIII on there to show it supports it, and to do to people what they did to you into thinking that it'll give the user a benefit.
Im sure youre right ..... but at least I know its not a bottleneck.
    
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Why not just upgrade your CPU? The Q9550 would work nicely.
 
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I dont even have a computer lol. My sig stuff is my old computer I sold.
    
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Why not just upgrade your CPU? The Q9550 would work nicely.
Agreed. It seems like you just hastily threw together a Newegg cart. I'd go with an 1156 or even a 775 socket build unless you have some explicit need for 1366. Given that you didn't even add on a GPU, it's unlikely you're doing it for the PCIE-X lanes. If you're going i5 or i7, you need to plan your details out more: HSF, GPU, HDD.

+1 for getting an F3. Above poster is absolutely right about SATAIII being useless on an HDD and your response about bottleneck reassurances is non-responsive and a non-starter. F3's (500 or 1TB model) are perfect in terms of price/performance for anything short of an SSD.
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Agreed. It seems like you just hastily threw together a Newegg cart. I'd go with an 1156 or even a 775 socket build unless you have some explicit need for 1366. Given that you didn't even add on a GPU, it's unlikely you're doing it for the PCIE-X lanes. If you're going i5 or i7, you need to plan your details out more: HSF, GPU, HDD.

+1 for getting an F3. Above poster is absolutely right about SATAIII being useless on an HDD and your response about bottleneck reassurances is non-responsive and a non-starter. F3's (500 or 1TB model) are perfect in terms of price/performance for anything short of an SSD.
Care to explain that? And maybe you need to pay better attention to what I type. I already have a GPU. And my details are planned out well enough except for the mistake of the cooler. Which I plan to return but couldnt change the order because it had already shipped before I noticed it.

And as for my choice of 1366 over 1156 ..... I chose for my own reasons. Ive been doing this long enough professionally and personally to know what is what. I have taken a short break (1 year) so I may not be fully up to speed on the latest and greatest but I am no newb either.
    
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Care to explain that? And maybe you need to pay better attention to what I type. I already have a GPU. And my details are planned out well enough except for the mistake of the cooler. Which I plan to return but couldnt change the order because it had already shipped before I noticed it.

And as for my choice of 1366 over 1156 ..... I chose for my own reasons. Ive been doing this long enough professionally and personally to know what is what. I have taken a short break (1 year) so I may not be fully up to speed on the latest and greatest but I am no newb either.
That means you didn't have a substantive response. That is, your answer was "meh, bottleneck" when it's fact (and the prevposter had said) that a SATA II bottleneck isn't an issue. You posted an answer, but your answer didn't show any recognition of his point.

@GPU: Good, glad you had an extra one sitting around. Always a nice way to save on parts.

@1366: Okay, that's your personal preference. But it's silly to come on here, solicit advice on a build, and then respond to all warranted questions and suggestions with "You make a good point, but I still want what I want...personal preference."


IMO? You should've gone with an 1156 system. But if you're going to decide every ordered part on personal preference without reasoning against our suggestions, you have to ask yourself: why are you asking for OC members advice in the first place?
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