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Hey guys!

Please comment on the linked items with any suggestions advice or general opinion on them please!

I want a very very quiet, if not silent system! Also cool! As i plan to leave it folding mostly 24/7 (especially when i got to uni and i wont have to worry about the electricity bills). Also dont want to be worrying about having to buy a new case if i plan on bigger/more/watercooling stuff =]

Heres my specs so far;

Case: 800D?
Mobo: Asus Rampage iii Gene M-ATX
CPU: 1366 socket i7 950
CPU Cooler: H50
RAM: 6gb Corsair Vengence?
GFX Card: Buy a single newer card?
Monitor: Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1920x1200) // Sony Bravia 32" connected with a 10metre hdmi lol!
HDD: 120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1
PSU: XFX 650W XXX Edition

Other: White/Red/Purple lighting? Silent fans? New WLAN card? Media centre remote?

Any thoughts, suggestions, criticisms welcomed!

Also needing a name!

I'm in the UK guys so no newegg links please!!
If your unfamiliar with UK sites please us the following;
Www.scan.co.uk / www.novatech.co.uk / www.ebuyer.com / www.overclockers.co.uk / www.aria.co.uk

Thanks for any feedback!
F292
Edited by Fatality292 - 3/23/11 at 1:54am
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post #3 of 26
If you want to save some ££ there is a GENE in the for sale section. I'd look at just getting an i7 920/930.

H50s are good, on air cooling you could get a TRUE or Megahalems (http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...57&subcat=1395).

I'd suggest a new gpu for folding purposes something like a 460/560.
Prices your willing to spend would help
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post #4 of 26
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Well case= £200
Everything else = £1000 (excluding stuff i don't already own)

Not quite sure on total, but i have a fair amount of spare money after rent + food + saving, wont be able to get the case till around may i believe. so i got a few paychecks to pop some money aside =]

Maybe more to get exactly what i want so i don't have to upgrade again.

Mobo, CPU, RAM, GFX Card, Cooling (for CPU), Cathodes and other visual stuff.

Quote:
If you want to save some ££ there is a GENE in the for sale section.
I've had a look at the gene in there, considering it depending on when the whole build comes together...
Edited by Fatality292 - 3/18/11 at 7:55am
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post #6 of 26
GTX460 and an i7 930.

And ewwwww WLAN.
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post #7 of 26
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Originally Posted by The_Rocker View Post
GTX460 and an i7 930.

And ewwwww WLAN.
Presume i'll have to get a 930 second hand, they aren't stocked on the websites i've had a look at... any suggestions on the gtx460, i want it to be very very quiet?

I have to use WLAN i'm not allowed to trail a cable down to the router...
I'll be using a wired connection at uni most probably.
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post #8 of 26
I'd suggest the 560, basically take how ever much you want to spend on a GPU and find the highest model. Post back here and we'll tell where it's good or not.

2x 460/560 would be beast for folding and games. My 460s pull 24,000 PPD give or take.
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post #9 of 26
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Originally Posted by Fatality292 View Post
Hey guys!

I'm approaching my second build soon, not entirely sure on a budget but i think i'll be dropping some serious £££ on this build!

I want a very very quiet, if not silent system! Also cool! As i plan to leave it folding mostly 24/7 (especially when i got to uni and i wont have to worry about the electricity bills).

Heres my specs so far;
(purple items already owned)

Case: FTO2 w/red interior
Mobo: Asus Rampage iii Gene M-ATX
CPU: ??
CPU Cooler: H50 with added fan for push/pull?
RAM: ??
GFX Card: Buy a single newer card.
Monitor: Samsung 24" SyncMaster 2493HM (1920x1200)
HDD: 120GB OCZ Vertex SSD // 1TB F3 // 500GB F1
PSU: XFX 650W XXX Edition

Other: White lighting? Fans with Red blades (Silent as possible, if not quiet enough then another fan that is) Fan controller if needed? New WLAN card

Any thoughts, suggestions, criticisms welcomed!

Also needing a name!

I'm in the UK guys so no newegg links please!!
If your unfamiliar with UK sites please us the following;
Www.scan.co.uk / www.novatech.co.uk / www.ebuyer.com / www.overclockers.co.uk / www.aria.co.uk

Thanks for any feedback!
F292
I would suggest u to get a sandy bridge build,
cpu- i5 2500k
mobo- asus p67 sabertooth
gpu- gtx560 ti
ram- 2x4gb corsair vangeance 1866mhz
cpu cooler- corsair h70
psu- corsair tx750

pc case- cooler master haf932
hope u like the setup :-)
Edited by Aniket - 3/14/11 at 11:01am
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post #10 of 26
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I'd suggest the 560, basically take how ever much you want to spend on a GPU and find the highest model. Post back here and we'll tell where it's good or not.

2x 460/560 would be beast for folding and games. My 460s pull 24,000 PPD give or take.
Will my PSU handle 2 GFX cards and an i7?
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