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Soon ill be getting 3000 USD to build a new gaming computer. This computer is going to be my pride and joy for a long time so I need to build it to last. Ive already decided im going with Nvidia of course (duh) and with this kind of budget, I dont think It would be reasonable to go with AMD even tho I like their CPUs. So Im thinking an i7 with gtx 570's perhaps? I want t play in 3D so without a monitor, my budget will be 2500 USD (buying the monitor tht comes with the Nvidia glasses)

Mobo: Asus Rampage 3 Formula
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.565505

PSU: Sparkle Gold 1000watt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817800002

GPU: GTX 570 x2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121412

Case: HAF 932
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119230

SSD Gskill 60GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231377

Storage HDD: 1TB Cavier Blue 7200RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136534

CPU: i7 950
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115211

CPU Cooling: H70
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181013

RAM: G.skill 3x2gb 2000mhz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231411

Monitor: Asus VG236H w/ Nvida glasses
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236092

OS: Win 7 64bit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-754-_-Product

Headset: Sennheiser HD555


Mouse: Logitec G500
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104318

Keyboard: Mechanical Razer
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823114011

What do you all think? Comments? Suggestions?
Edited by Fullmetalaj0 - 12/26/10 at 11:53pm
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post #2 of 41
With a 3k budget I would get a better case, silverstone, dd, or lian li or something.

Also, buy the 950 at microcenter for 200.00

Just through an 800D in there and your good I suppose.
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post #3 of 41
For $3000 I would get more monitor. $500 for a 23" monitor is excessive. Aren't there any other 3D options?
post #4 of 41
Why not grab Sandy Bridge next week?

Cooling could also be better like a Rasa 240 or 360.
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post #5 of 41
looks good

although i'm not sure about the headset doesn't seem worth the price tag, the audio forum seems to favor seinheisers,

and the saitek keyboards feel a little tacky compared to a mechanical keyboard, try to pony up for a mechanicle keyboard, it's worth it
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post #6 of 41

I would change

CPU Cooling: Make it an



Hard Drive: Get one and get a .

Case: If size isn't an issue I would get something like a or a Lian Li

Headset: with .

PSU: Seasonic X850
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No SSD?
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I just dont know about that sparkle PSU...are you serious OP? really? sparkle? lets look for something else bro. something with a purple fan just doesnt win over my trust in running my components.
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I needed this laugh. thanks for youre input. You get a cookie YAYY!

I just dont know about that sparkle PSU...are you serious OP? really? sparkle? lets look for something else bro. something with a purple fan just doesnt win over my trust in running my components.
You haven't really read the last review of the unit now, have you? It actually is just as good as a corsair unit and even better at ripple suppression. Google it before making a statement
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Ill be getting more money later, so thats when I plan to try for a whole WC loop. I wasnt sure about the headset...but I have to have one with where I live I wont be able to use speakers and the wireless is what attracted me. I dont think there is rly any better 3D options out there, but I could be wrong.
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