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April 8, 2014 10:01:32 PM

So im looking to build a new pc for myself.

i need this computer for college work (which isnt much to ask lol)
gaming/ rts + simulators
video editing and rendering
3d rendering (i mess around with destruction engines and ragdoll software alot)

i intend to liquid cool this system with the stuff i will take out of my old pc before i sell it

Requirements:
min 3 screens
1300w max
not to loud if possible

i already have mouse, keyboard, heatphones.

budget £3000

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April 8, 2014 11:50:41 PM

CPU: Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($1034.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X60 98.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($115.75 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($419.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($408.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($729.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($729.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series 1250W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($242.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($83.80 @ NCIX US)
Total: $4455.43

total in pounds,
$4455=2660 pounds
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April 8, 2014 11:57:47 PM

That looks like the kind of system i need for my work lol.
can i oc that cpu?
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April 9, 2014 12:11:13 AM

Yeah it overclocks but you could save $500 by getting the i7 4930k instead
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April 9, 2014 12:26:06 AM

Yes it can be overclocked.with the cpu cooler you could do some intense overclocking.
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April 9, 2014 12:44:59 AM

Do you need anything else?
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April 9, 2014 1:32:37 AM

wow a 3000 budget a man can dream i got to make more money
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April 9, 2014 5:12:27 AM

This is an 8 core Xeon @ 3.4ghz base clock, 4.0ghz turbo clock speed

PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3oKoH
Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3oKoH/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/3oKoH/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2687W V2 3.4GHz 8-Core Processor (£1541.48 @ Scan.co.uk)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.45 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: Asus P9X79 LE ATX LGA2011 Motherboard (£140.44 @ Dabs)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory (£55.36 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£52.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£29.99 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£479.98 @ Dabs)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£479.98 @ Dabs)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case (£59.98 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: Fractal Design Tesla R2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply (£109.61 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £2975.25
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-09 13:10 BST+0100)
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April 9, 2014 9:54:21 PM

parik said:
CPU: Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor ($1034.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: NZXT Kraken X60 98.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($115.75 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($419.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($408.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($729.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($729.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series 1250W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($242.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($83.80 @ NCIX US)
Total: $4455.43

total in pounds,
$4455=2660 pounds


Not all of those parts would be available in the UK lol.
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April 11, 2014 7:39:48 AM

finally found the monitors i want, would these graphics card be able to put out 4k on to 5 screens?
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April 11, 2014 7:48:13 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor (£413.27 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£82.92 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: Asus X79 Deluxe ATX LGA2011 Motherboard (£259.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£119.11 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Crucial M500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£84.98 @ Aria PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£67.19 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX Titan Black 6GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£875.75 @ Scan.co.uk)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX Titan Black 6GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) (£875.75 @ Scan.co.uk)
Case: NZXT Source 530 ATX Full Tower Case (£66.00 @ CCL Computers)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000G2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£130.30 @ Dabs)
Total: £2975.26
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 15:48 BST+0100)
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April 11, 2014 8:08:40 AM

whats the difference in performance between xeon's and i7's
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April 11, 2014 8:12:43 AM

The i7, is a K series, it can overclock.
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April 11, 2014 8:12:57 AM

Depends on specific models. Some Xeons and i7s are one in the same.
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April 11, 2014 9:26:33 AM

cos ive heard that some xeons have like hyperthreaded 12 cores
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