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Building a new system...Looking for opinions

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June 22, 2013 10:09:26 PM

Ok, heres what im thinkin.
I want to build a system in a small form factor case, and I really like the silverstone Sugo sg10.

My choices for components are:
asus rampage IV Gene 2011
3930k
32gb ram
256gb ssd
4tb hdd
750 watt high power astro
corsair h80, I would go dual rad but it wont fit into my case.
radeon 7970 ghz card, Im thinking the triple slot asus card, just because the cooling on it.

Now i know haswell is out, but I do a lot with my pc. I encode videos, play games, I dj, Compile and work on apps just to name a few. I was thinking the LGA 2011 platform fit my needs best. I dont really want to have to delid a haswell just to get decent chips, plus the boards are expensive as well. I would rather pay a couple extra hundred for a faster setup anyways. What do you guys think?
June 22, 2013 10:27:25 PM

I think I'd go with the Msi 770 lightning for Gfx. Very good cooling as well, and it will perform slightly better than the 7970ghz when overclocked. Which you can handle because of the excellent cooling. Other than that, everything looks solid, although I'm unsure of the power supply. Make sure it's a decent brand and preferably modular because space is at a premium.

Basically what you are looking at is this, minus the case:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($539.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($86.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Gene Micro ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($269.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Trident X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($219.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital WD Black 4TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($275.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($449.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $2242.91
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 01:25 EDT-0400)

Could save some money on Ram, and the Psu perhaps, but, if you are already buying the parts you have listed, spend the little extra. The ram is 1866mhz, and Cas 8 which is really nice(color scheme also matches the motherboard for a bonus). Power supply is modular and has plenty of power for you.
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