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September 4, 2013 8:40:49 AM

The computer i am building is going to be playing games and using 3D modeling software (solidworks).If you have a reason that i should change my options please explain. I feel like ive got this build down i just wanna run it by fellow enthusiast.

Big questions:
-i have been told i might want to invest in one more video card but from the specs i was looking off of on Nvidia's website i think ill be able to run the triple monitor setup(i know its 27in and 3D yes im crazy). Prove these other people wrong or sway me to buy the extra one.

-i cant choose between the 2nd gen Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E or the one i have picked out (down below) which do you guys will do. i know the 4th gen is faster but it only has 4 cores while the 2nd gen has 6 cores. i know ill have to change the motherboard and maybe the RAM if you guys think i should get the 2nd gen intel. itll be the rampage IV extreme if thats the case and then ill just find some G. Skills that fit that board

-last question will the power be sufficient


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Case:
COOLER MASTER Storm Stryker SGC-5000W-KWN1 Black and White Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Monitors: Triple set up
ASUS VG278HE Black 27" 2ms (GTG) HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor 3D ready, Height, Swivel adjustable
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard:
ASUS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: Intel
Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I74770K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-14900CL10D-16GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU:
MSI Gaming N780 TF 3GD5/OC GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SSD:
SAMSUNG 840 Series MZ-7TD120BW 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Optical Drive:
LG Black 14X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 12X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA BDXL Blu-ray Burner, Bare Drive, 3D Play Back
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OS:
Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit (Full Version) - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power:
NZXT HALE90 V2 NP-1GM-1200A 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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a b * Windows 8
a c 103 C Monitor
September 4, 2013 9:05:35 AM

The 3930K is the superior CPU for your 3d modelling. The power supply is more than sufficient and a 600watt PSU will run a system with a single GTX780 and a 850watt unit a system with 2 of them. http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm
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September 4, 2013 11:07:51 AM


rolli59 said:
The 3930K is the superior CPU for your 3d modelling. The power supply is more than sufficient and a 600watt PSU will run a system with a single GTX780 and a 850watt unit a system with 2 of them. http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page362.htm


ok thanks for the power info i was lost on that. But on the 3930K processor would the 4th gen processor be a lot different or would the difference be small? like is the 4770K Haswell a good processor too? And you didnt really mention it but do you know if the 1 GTX 780 is good enough for that triple screen setup for gaming?
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a c 713 ) Power supply
a c 152 å Intel
a c 1155 V Motherboard
a b * Windows 8
a c 103 C Monitor
September 4, 2013 11:20:21 AM

Both CPU's are in here http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/core-i7-4960x-ivy-b...
On the GTX780 one is most likely acceptable but if you want highest in game settings then you would need the second card
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