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post #11 of 38
There really is no such thing as future proofing. Though the build I recommended is pretty much best of the best without getting into the extreme cpus. Just SLI the 580's then. I also don't see him needing 12/24gb anytime soon unless he does CAD design. 6gb is the sweet spot imo. But hey if he really wants better just use my build as a basis and add on here and there (really just wasting money).
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post #12 of 38
go for the extreme. tell him about the SR-2 and tell him he needs more than 3000 pounds
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post #13 of 38
best way to future proof, is to get 1 GPU and another one when the next generation comes, rinse and repeat.
 
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[Crossover 27Q LED-P 1440p+ASUS 1200p+LG 1080p] [Corsair AX1200] [Dimastech Easy v3.0] [Sennheiser HD558s] 
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4x4GB vengeance, 2x4GB predatorX, 2x1GB OCZ DDR2 Intel X25-M 80GB LD PC-V2 SS Phase Change OCN Marksman 
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post #14 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
go for the extreme. tell him about the SR-2 and tell him he needs more than 3000 pounds
Dear god please dont.
    
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post #15 of 38
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Originally Posted by themagicalflyingpotato View Post
Great idea, but he does really wanna make it Future proof, I.E 12GB/24GB Ram, Sli/crossfire, all that kaboodle

Still, great suggestion
I agree with his build too...

No such thing as future proof when it comes to computers. Your somewhat informed, more than 12gb is stupid, the mobo has sli (haha) and the graphic card will hold on for a very long time.

With that being said, I think your another troll, look at when you joined OCN. This month, and lately there been a lot of new people drolling over "best build eva!!!11!"
    
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post #16 of 38
Reasonable system who's part will die before it can't do what it's supposed to:

CPU: Intel i7 970 Hexa-core
Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Extreme
RAM: 6 GB Dominator GT 2000mhz (Unless he does a lot of video editing he doesn't need more)
PSU: Corsair 850HX, Seasonic 850W Gold, or Antec
GPU: EVGA or ASUS GTX 580 in SLI
Sound Card: Asus DX 7.1
Boot Drive: 120 GB Corsair SSD or Crucial C300 SSD
Primary Drives: 2 x F3 Spinpoints or 2 x Caviar Black 1 TB HDD's in Raid 0
Media Drives: 2 x F4 Spinpoints or 2 x Caviar Green 2 TB HDD's
CPU Cooling: H70
Case: Dealer's choice but HAF-X for air cooling or 800D if you are putting everything under water.
OS: W7 home premium 64 bit
Monitors, mouse and keyboard: Dealer's choice.
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post #17 of 38
For that budget - go with a SR-2 dual hex core box, it will do anything you need and has the right amount of e-peen he is looking for.
post #18 of 38
Copy my sig rig, minus the watercooling, one of the 580's and ssd raid array (go single SSD for OS and a couple Samsung F3's for storage) and instead of triple monitor, go with a Dell or HP ultrasharp IPS panel, add a Xonar Xense or comparable soundcard and gaming keyboard/mouse. Pair up with a set of quality speakers (like M-Audio AV-30s..or even a quality headphone like a Sennheiser HD595) and he's set. Instead of the 970, pick up a 980/990x if he has to have the top end cpu (if he requires a hexacore) otherwise an i7-930/950 is plenty for the power gamer.
Edited by Mongol - 2/17/11 at 9:54am
post #19 of 38
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
I agree with his build too...

No such thing as future proof when it comes to computers. Your somewhat informed, more than 12gb is stupid, the mobo has sli (haha) and the graphic card will hold on for a very long time.

With that being said, I think your another troll, look at when you joined OCN. This month, and lately there been a lot of new people drolling over "best build eva!!!11!"
Not at all a troll, if i was, surely this would be titled with several spelling errors, and also i would say it was for myself

Plus, look at my pc...
...its slightly fail
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post #20 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by themagicalflyingpotato View Post
Not at all a troll, if i was, surely this would be titled with several spelling errors, and also i would say it was for myself

Plus, look at my pc...
...its slightly fail
okay well go with this build, it will last him a few years with NO problems.

Quote:
Originally Posted by H4rd5tyl3 View Post
CPU: i7 950
Mobo: RIIIE
RAM: 6gb Dominator GT 2000mhz
PSU: Seasonic 850W gold
GPU: GTX 580 (SLI if he really wants to)
Sound Card: Asus DX 7.1
Storage: 60gb or 120gb SSD with a 1tb 7200 rpm HDD
CPU Cooling: H70
Case: 700/800D
OS: W7 home premium 64 bit
Monitor: ASUS VE276Q
Keyboard: Mechanical Keyboard of your choice
Mouse: Mouse of your choice

A very good system for way under your budget.
or if you are willing to spend a little more:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Reasonable system who's part will die before it can't do what it's supposed to:

CPU: Intel i7 970 Hexa-core
Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Extreme
RAM: 6 GB Dominator GT 2000mhz (Unless he does a lot of video editing he doesn't need more)
PSU: Corsair 850HX, Seasonic 850W Gold, or Antec
GPU: EVGA or ASUS GTX 580 in SLI
Sound Card: Asus DX 7.1
Boot Drive: 120 GB Corsair SSD or Crucial C300 SSD
Primary Drives: 2 x F3 Spinpoints or 2 x Caviar Black 1 TB HDD's in Raid 0
Media Drives: 2 x F4 Spinpoints or 2 x Caviar Green 2 TB HDD's
CPU Cooling: H70
Case: Dealer's choice but HAF-X for air cooling or 800D if you are putting everything under water.
OS: W7 home premium 64 bit
Monitors, mouse and keyboard: Dealer's choice.
    
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Phenom II x4 955BE @3.8ghz Asus M4A79XTD Evo Sapphire 5870 2GB E6 4GB Mushkin Blackline 1600mhz 
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640gb WD | 250gb WD LG dvd reader Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell S2209W 22" Lenovo Keyboard (k4803A) SilverStone Decathlon DA700 CM 690 II Advanced 
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Logitech G500 Cochlear Implants and JVC HA-RX700 
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640gb WD | 250gb WD LG dvd reader Prolimatech Megahalems Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell S2209W 22" Lenovo Keyboard (k4803A) SilverStone Decathlon DA700 CM 690 II Advanced 
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