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i7 2600k build for a friend (help/suggestions)

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Open to suggestions, especially with RAM and a Case.

Would be greatly appreciated thanks!

Lost Alpha
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Alienware M14x
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600k 3.40 GHz MSI Z77A-GD65 Intel 7 Series Z77  2x Evga GTX 580's SC 1.5GB in SLI G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial SSD (2x64GB) Raid 0 + WD Caviar Black 1TB LG 10X Blu-ray Burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Dell 24" @1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Ultra X4 Modular 1200-Watt ATX  Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries iCEMAT Glass Mouse Pad (Black) 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-2630QM 2.0GHz  Hybrid Intel HD Graphics 3000 / NVIDIA GeForce... 8GB RAM DDR3  750GB 7200rpm 
OS
Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) 
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Lost Alpha
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Alienware M14x
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 2600k 3.40 GHz MSI Z77A-GD65 Intel 7 Series Z77  2x Evga GTX 580's SC 1.5GB in SLI G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial SSD (2x64GB) Raid 0 + WD Caviar Black 1TB LG 10X Blu-ray Burner Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Dell 24" @1920x1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Ultra X4 Modular 1200-Watt ATX  Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries iCEMAT Glass Mouse Pad (Black) 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-2630QM 2.0GHz  Hybrid Intel HD Graphics 3000 / NVIDIA GeForce... 8GB RAM DDR3  750GB 7200rpm 
OS
Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) 
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post #2 of 6
Price range?

cant go wrong with
low Mhz g.skill ram 4gb+
Coolermaster/Aerocool Cases.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 ASUS Rampage III Extreme ASUS nVidia Geforce GTX580 DirectCU II x2 G.Skill 6GB DDR3 2000Mhz 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
G.Skill Falcon II Series 64GB SSD +3TB WD Win 7 64b Tt Challenger PRO Corsair AX-850W 
CaseMouse
HAF X Razer Naga Molten 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 ASUS Rampage III Extreme ASUS nVidia Geforce GTX580 DirectCU II x2 G.Skill 6GB DDR3 2000Mhz 
Hard DriveOSKeyboardPower
G.Skill Falcon II Series 64GB SSD +3TB WD Win 7 64b Tt Challenger PRO Corsair AX-850W 
CaseMouse
HAF X Razer Naga Molten 
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The Beast
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Dell Studio 1537
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 2600k Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P EVGA GTX 580 Fermi EVGA GTX 580 Fermi 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Western Digital Caviar Green Crucial RealSSD C300 LG GH24LS70 24X SATA Lightscribe 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Corsair H100i Coolermaster Megaflow 200MM Red LED Scythe GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell ST2310 Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 Corsair AX850 Corsair 600t 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Microsoft SideWinder X8 XTrac Ripper ASUS Xonar DG 5.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T5800 Dell 0P173H-A09 Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family 3gb @ 400 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
320gb Windows Vista SP1 Dell ST2310 Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Dell Studio 15 Microsoft SideWinder X8 XTrac Ripper 
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The Beast
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Dell Studio 1537
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 2600k Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3P EVGA GTX 580 Fermi EVGA GTX 580 Fermi 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Western Digital Caviar Green Crucial RealSSD C300 LG GH24LS70 24X SATA Lightscribe 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Corsair H100i Coolermaster Megaflow 200MM Red LED Scythe GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 7 Ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell ST2310 Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 Corsair AX850 Corsair 600t 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Microsoft SideWinder X8 XTrac Ripper ASUS Xonar DG 5.1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T5800 Dell 0P173H-A09 Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family 3gb @ 400 MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
320gb Windows Vista SP1 Dell ST2310 Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 3000 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Dell Studio 15 Microsoft SideWinder X8 XTrac Ripper 
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post #4 of 6
What about a hard drive? I don't think the SSD has enough space
post #5 of 6
2600k is not worth the money over the 2500k in 9/10 cases, unless he plans to do a lot of encoding and what not. I would stick with the 2500k, unless he just has money to blow.
Black Beast
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
SB 2500k @ 4.2ghz MSI P67A-GD65 EVGA GTX580 1.5GB 8 GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Vertex 2 SSD DVD-RW Windows 7 X64 Dell U2410 & Apple Cinema 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Corsair TX750 Antec 902 Razer Deathadder 
Mouse Pad
Xtrac XL 
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Black Beast
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SB 2500k @ 4.2ghz MSI P67A-GD65 EVGA GTX580 1.5GB 8 GB G.Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Vertex 2 SSD DVD-RW Windows 7 X64 Dell U2410 & Apple Cinema 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycosa Corsair TX750 Antec 902 Razer Deathadder 
Mouse Pad
Xtrac XL 
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post #6 of 6
You know, for $20 more, you can pickup the XSPC Rasa RS240 kit which is a lot better than the Corsair H70.
My PC
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Home Server
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Aorus X7 DT v7
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 5820K ASUS X99 Deluxe NVIDIA MSI GTX1080 EK X NVIDIA MSI GTX1080 EK X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
32GB GSkill Trident Z DDR4 3000MHz CL14 Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD Seagate 4TB LG 14X BluRay Writer 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK ASUS X99 Monoblock 2x EK XE480 Radiators Swiftech MCP35X (Dual DDC) Pump EK X3 250 Reservoir 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro X64 LG C6 55" UHD OLED Smart TV Logitech G710 Corsair RM1000 1000W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 900D Logitech G700S Razer ExactMat Pioneer VSX-930-K Receiver 
AudioAudioAudio
Pioneer S-RS77TB Speakers Pioneer S-RS3SW Subwoofer Logitech G35 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 7820HK Aorus HM175 NVIDIA GTX 1080 Notebook 32GB Kingston Hyper X DDR4 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
512GB Samsung SM961 SSD Seagate FireCuda 2TB Windows 10 Pro 17.3" Sharp IGZO 4K 
KeyboardPowerCase
Aorus RGB Aorus 255W Power Adapter Aorus X7 v7 
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My PC
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Home Server
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Aorus X7 DT v7
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 5820K ASUS X99 Deluxe NVIDIA MSI GTX1080 EK X NVIDIA MSI GTX1080 EK X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
32GB GSkill Trident Z DDR4 3000MHz CL14 Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD Seagate 4TB LG 14X BluRay Writer 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK ASUS X99 Monoblock 2x EK XE480 Radiators Swiftech MCP35X (Dual DDC) Pump EK X3 250 Reservoir 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro X64 LG C6 55" UHD OLED Smart TV Logitech G710 Corsair RM1000 1000W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 900D Logitech G700S Razer ExactMat Pioneer VSX-930-K Receiver 
AudioAudioAudio
Pioneer S-RS77TB Speakers Pioneer S-RS3SW Subwoofer Logitech G35 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 7820HK Aorus HM175 NVIDIA GTX 1080 Notebook 32GB Kingston Hyper X DDR4 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOSMonitor
512GB Samsung SM961 SSD Seagate FireCuda 2TB Windows 10 Pro 17.3" Sharp IGZO 4K 
KeyboardPowerCase
Aorus RGB Aorus 255W Power Adapter Aorus X7 v7 
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