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Might as well be a be big and get a proper i7 *puts on flame suit*
Haha, whatever floats his boat. But the new i5 2500K is VERY impressive in OCing and gaming performance. I mean if he wants to burn some more money just so he can have an i7, then he's free to do it.

IMO, when building medium-end systems like these, you want to find the sweet spot for highest value that's still very kickass. ie, i5 2500k + 570. Basically no practical performance difference than a i7 2600k + 580 setup while saving tons of money which can go to more RAM/HDD/monitor/etc.

Now if you actually want to build a high-end system. Then you're not even looking at a puny i7 2600K, you're either looking at the 980X or the equivalent Xeons with at least 2 580s in SLI. 'Cause my thing is if you really want to "go big or go home" then you might as well go big all the way.
Edited by nist7 - 1/26/11 at 12:51pm
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post #72 of 97
Don't spend it all on a computer dude, you can get a high end rig for 2500-3000$
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Originally Posted by Juganot View Post
This is what I would get if I were in your situation:

If you really want a tri-monitor set-up I would probably just get a 6970.
You could also get more ram if needed.

Probably not perfect but hope it shows you what kind of system you could get for £2000, £10,000 is just overkill.

By the way I am sorry to hear about your grandads passing.
This, but with 10k I'd sure as hell wouldnt be getting THAT cpu cooler.. go for the best water cooling and add 2 more 580's..
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Might as well be big and get a proper i7 *puts on flame suit*
lulz.. 1366 i7s are the only real i7s.. as my sig rig xD.. and the other i7s are just re-branded core 2 quads. .. might jump in that flame suit as well. before sandy-bridge police get me
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You should do what I said.. its a good idea, if you got any STD, then you would have the money to pay people to cure it
    
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This, but with 10k I'd sure as hell wouldnt be getting THAT cpu cooler.. go for the best water cooling and add 2 more 580's..
That cooler will be fine, I agree based on what he said for graphics design he should go with tri GTX 580's
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This, but with 10k I'd sure as hell wouldnt be getting THAT cpu cooler.. go for the best water cooling and add 2 more 580's..
Yeah if he want a better cooling solution he could get custom WC. I think a single 580 would be MORE than enough for anything he could be doing. Also, if he wants he could like go for a triple monitor setup with a 6970.

PS: Can a 580 run a triple monitor set-up or would he have to get 2x5xx series cards to run a triple monitor set-up?
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I'll sell you my 480 and a P67A-GD65 right now.
    
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Yeah if he want a better cooling solution he could get custom WC. I think a single 580 would be MORE than enough for anything he could be doing. Also, if he wants he could like go for a triple monitor setup with a 6970.

PS: Can a 580 run a triple monitor set-up or would he have to get 2x5xx series cards to run a triple monitor set-up?
Depending on the monitors but 2 570s would be more than enough unless he's getting 3 2560x1600 30" monsters. Then maybe he'd want 2 or 3 580s.
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Haha, whatever floats his boat. But the new i5 2500K is VERY impressive in OCing and gaming performance. I mean if he wants to burn some more money just so he can have an i7, then he's free to do it.
OT my avatar is better than yours


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lulz.. 1366 i7s are the only real i7s.. as my sig rig xD.. and the other i7s are just re-branded core 2 quads. .. might jump in that flame suit as well. before sandy-bridge police get me
Lol, get out you weirdo
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