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Hi

I am new to the forums and was not shore where to post this so I just decided to post it here.

I would just like to know if my new Gaming rig will bottleneck or have any problems.

CPU-Intel Core i7 960 Bloomfield 45nm, 3.20 GHz, QPI 4.8, 8MB Cache, 24x Ratio, Retail + Free Shogun 2

RAM-6GB (3x2GB) Corsair Dominator, DDR3 PC3-12800(1600), CAS 7-8-7-20, XMP, DHX, New Connector, 1.65V

MB-Asus Rampage III GENE, Intel X58, S1366, PCI-E 2.0 (x16), DDR3 2200(OC), SATA 6Gb/s, SATA RAID, mATX

PSU-1000W Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold, Modular, 80 PLUS Gold, 90% Eff', SLI/CrossFire, , EPS 12V

GPU1-1280MB EVGA GTX 570, 40nm, 3800MHz GDDR5, GPU 732MHz, Shader 1464MHz, 480 Cores, DL-DVI/mHDMI

GPU2-1280MB EVGA GTX 570, 40nm, 3800MHz GDDR5, GPU 732MHz, Shader 1464MHz, 480 Cores, DL-DVI/mHDMI




I have windows 7 64bit on my 2 HDD which I will be using.

WD Caviar black 7200rpm drive 640gb.



If any of you have any suggestions on changes please state below!


Thanks guys and girls!
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Should go fine!

Although, if you have Windows 7 installed on a hard drive before these components, I reccomend doing a clean install for best results
    
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If I were you I'd definitely go for a SB cpu (a 2600k would be roughly the same price and faster) and a P67 motherboard.

Other than that it looks fine.

edit: do not use the old windows install - it will not work at all without a LOT of headache. Just reinstall.
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I agree with SausageDawg. Do a fresh install, that way all previous Drivers from your previous computer are cleared.
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Thank for the fast reply guys.

I just have one problem cleaning my HDD is that I had Windows Vista previously so i got the upgrade from Vista to Windows 7. Can I use the upgrade to Windows 7 just on its own or do I have to install Vista then upgrade to Windows 7 because, if so i cannot do this as I did not get the Vista CD when I got the PC and this was 4 years ago.
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Thank for the fast reply guys.

I just have one problem cleaning my HDD is that I had Windows Vista previously so i got the upgrade from Vista to Windows 7. Can I use the upgrade to Windows 7 just on its own or do I have to install Vista then upgrade to Windows 7 because, if so i cannot do this as I did not get the Vista CD when I got the PC and this was 4 years ago.
IIRC, if you have a legit license, you can download the Windows 7 ISO and burn it to a disk legally...
    
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If your going Intel I think you should def look into the price diff of 1st gen Core i# series and the new SB i#'s. They are really great CPU's as much as I hate to admit (I'm not an AMD fan as much as I'm anti-Intel...)

And like SDawg said, I'm pretty sure you can download Win7 and use your legit product code. I can't see why not, and how would they know, its a legit code...

Someone might want to correct me on this though, but I thought nVidia's 570 and 590 cards suffered from horrible VRM's... Make sure to look into it before you buy, or perhaps one of the more knowledgeable members could lend a moment of time to clarify.
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If your going Intel I think you should def look into the price diff of 1st gen Core i# series and the new SB i#'s. They are really great CPU's as much as I hate to admit (I'm not an AMD fan as much as I'm anti-Intel...)

And like SDawg said, I'm pretty sure you can download Win7 and use your legit product code. I can't see why not, and how would they know, its a legit code...

Someone might want to correct me on this though, but I thought nVidia's 570 and 590 cards suffered from horrible VRM's... Make sure to look into it before you buy, or perhaps one of the more knowledgeable members could lend a moment of time to clarify.

The 570 and 590 both have poor VRMs, yes, but the difference is the 590 pulls enough power to make its regulation circuitry blow up, and the 570 doesn't

570s are fine, but the ATI equiv would be a 6970 (or a 6950 flashed to a 6970) which you could also take a look at.
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Ahh, thanks for the clarification. I am just getting into the more technical aspect of computer components and VRM's are something I only recently starting reading about (sadly, it would have made past decisions so much easier...)

That sounds just about right now that you mention it. But doesn't the 570 have gimped OC ability because of this as well, or is that just the 590 as well? The OP might want to OC, this would be helpful info.
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nice rig, but if your going to spend that kind of cash, I'd pick up a ssd for your primary drive,a standard hdd will hold you back,when i upgraded, i actually saw massive performance gains, a cheap ssd will out preform a hdd by almost 200-300%
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