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Rate my build? (Luxury build)

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This build is primarily centered around gaming and video editing/encoding.

CPU: Intel i7 2600k
Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Extreme B3
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X 16 GB
Graphics Card: 2x EVGA GTX 580
Hard Drive: 128 GB Crucial C300/4x 500 GB WD drives in RAID 0
Power Supply: Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200
Case: Cooler Master HAF-X
CPU cooling: Noctua NH-D14
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Monitor: ASUS VW246H

If you have any suggestions for different parts or if you see any problems, please feel free to let me know.
Edited by MrCynical - 3/23/11 at 10:20pm
    
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8.5/10
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Why not get an SSD, lets say a 128Gb one and a pair of Spinpoint F3 1Gb for storage?
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Why not get an SSD, lets say a 128Gb one and a pair of Spinpoint F3 1Gb for storage?
Yep... ssd would be better esp that sata 3..... go for an ssd ... can use only for windows though.... data on ur spinpoint.....
Will work better...
and hope you got the dual or triple channel kit of ram....

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Why not get an SSD, lets say a 128Gb one and a pair of Spinpoint F3 1Gb for storage?
I had the WD drives from a previous build I never went through with, so I decided that I might as well use them, but I might get an SSD and use the WD drives for storage rather than the Spinpoints, since I already have them.

What brand of SSD drives would you recommend?
    
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I would not consider this a Luxury build but more of an above average build.
A luxury build to me is a that build in a Mountain mods UFO case, an SSD and the whole thing underwater
    
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I would not consider this a Luxury build but more of an above average build.
A luxury build to me is a that build in a Mountain mods UFO case, an SSD and the whole thing underwater
I tried doing that whole liquid cooling thing with triple 480's and an i7 980x but about a week into it without much progress, I ended up selling it because I was too lazy to finish it.
    
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OCZ Vertex 2 or Crucial C300 imo
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I would not consider this a Luxury build but more of an above average build.
It`s nice but how far is it overclocked? If not, even if it`s far better than mine nowadays it`s average. But with this 2600k@5GHz it would become much sexier
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It`s nice but how far is it overclocked? If not, even if it`s far better than mine nowadays it`s average. But with this 2600k@5GHz it would become much sexier
Yeah, I'm planning on overclocking (I won't take less than a 4.8 GHz )
    
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