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Is this really necessary ? I'll see what I can do.

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Generally, the processors are already stocking shelves, but another week or two should bring many more SB boards back in stock.

What exactly do you plan on running to necessitate 24/7 use?
2 weeks huh...so I can do a lot better with SB for $1500?

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Not sure what kind of rig you are building but 12GB of ram is overkill for probably anything other than extreme video editing or rendering.

4GB for gaming is on the money


i5 2500K for gaming. GG


Also seems like the most recommended raid drives are the Samsung F3s

currently on sale ! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-185-_-Product
I need the 12 gigs to run multiple clients of a game. =x
Edited by CHeNeRiC - 3/2/11 at 9:28pm
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Purely out of curiosity, for a requirements standpoint, what game are we talking?
    
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For $1500 you should get the i5 2500k
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cheater

don't support this guy, he degrades the game he plays with hax. nuff said
    
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Purely out of curiosity, for a requirements standpoint, what game are we talking?
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Wait what? You do what exactly? Farm virtual currency to sell it off and make profit doing this? Get a freakin life dude. XD That's pathetic.
     
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For $1500 you should get the i5 2500k
I'm not really up to date with the SB's, but the i5 2500k is better than the i7 950?
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Well, for the purpose of multi-tasking you're doing I'd recommend a CPU with Hyperthreading, IE the i7 950 or the i7 2600k over the i5 2500k.

Yes, it would probably be worth it to wait for the 2600k. Great processor.

And for your purposes it would also be beneficial to run your OS/Client off an SSD.

Build looks good other than those considerations

EDIT: For your intentions I'd say 2600K > 950 > 2500K
Edited by DV9 - 3/2/11 at 9:29pm
    
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Well, for the purpose of multi-tasking you're doing I'd recommend a CPU with Hyperthreading, IE the i7 950 or the i7 2600k over the i5 2500k.

Yes, it would probably be worth it to wait for the 2600k. Great processor.

And for your purposes it would also be beneficial to run your OS/Client off an SSD.

Build looks good other than those considerations

EDIT: For your intentions I'd say 2600K > 950 > 2500K
Thanks for the info. I may not be able to afford the 2600K. I'll probably just stick with this processor for now. How do I run my client off an SSD? And is it that beneficial? Maybe I can drop the 1tbs, get a SSD and a 500gb? I'm also planning to use fraps and video edit also.
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Yeah, an SSD and a 500Gb would be fine. To run your client off the SSD just make sure you've got your OS and any additional files required to run your program installed on the SSD. And yes, it is very beneficial.

As for the Power Supply, I LOVE Modular, it's easily worth the extra few bucks to make a potentially scary system much cleaner.
    
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