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An awesome build, but need advice on the future up & coming stuff

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August 21, 2014 6:24:14 PM

here is my build. never done this before, any input is greatly appreciated! My question is: AS much money as this costs, and with future-tech coming out such as the new 8-core INTEL & DDR-4 ram, would this be a wise purchase? OR would buying something like this still last me years into the future even though it will be obsolete 6 months from now? I will be using this for invoicing, Netflix, vudu, and extreme gaming for hours at a time. (Note: I will be using a HD Projector, I will be new at the projector thing as well.)


Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor
$1023.99

Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste $6.70

Asus Rampage IV Black Edition EATX LGA2011 Motherboard
$456.99

Corsair Vengeance Pro 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory
$729.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Samsung 840 EVO 1TB 2.5" Solid State Drive
$379.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card
$719.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Corsair 760W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
$154.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Lite-On IHBS312-98 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer
$84.99

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
$187.97

Asus Xonar Essence STX 24-bit 192 KHz Sound Card
$179.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Asus PCE-AC68 802.11a/b/g/n/ac PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter
$97.99 Free two-day shipping with Amazon Prime

Custom Arctic Cooling RC Turbo PWM RAM Cooler - $15.00

Thermaltake Spirit A100 Chipset Cooler - $25.00

Koolance EXC-800 Portable 800W Recirculating Liquid Chiller - $1399.99

XSPC RayStorm High Perf. Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block (Socket LGA 2011) " also get Red Edition Faceplate" - $70.00

XSPC Razor GTX 780 Ti Full Coverage VGA Block V2 - Reference Design "also get XSPC 780 Ti Backplate & Razor SLI Bridge - 2 Slot" - $170.00

XSPC ASUS Rampage 4 Black High Performance Liquid Cooling Motherboard Block Set - $80.00

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August 21, 2014 6:29:22 PM

no dont buy the 2011 when the 2011-3 releases this fall. This also would be a good watercooling build but the 880's is out next month(gigabyte kinda of said it but not set in stone) also the 4930k is just a 4960x with less base clock and a little less cache.
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August 21, 2014 6:30:17 PM

also dont game on wifi to many things can interfere also unless you are doing other editing, rendering or want this build to last for like 6yrs you could build a cheap build.
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