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December 6, 2009 11:58:34 PM

Hello everyone, im about to order my parts for my new rig and im looking for some advice, here is my rig to be

Antec 1200 Full Tower Case + Antec CP 850W Modular PSU - "Exclusive Special Offer Bundle

Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz Socket 1366 D0 stepping 8MB Cache OEM Processor

ASUS P6T iX58 Socket 1366 8 channel audio ATX Motherboard or Asus P6TD Deluxe X58 Socket 1366 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard?

Corsair 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 1600MHz XMS3 Dominator Memory CL8(8-8-8--24) for i7 Motherboards

THERMALRIGHT True Black 120 Rev.C Micro Heatsink

i plan on overclocking my cpu high as possible with safe temps and will eventualy go crossfire when the 5870s get cheaper, 2 cards is most i want in future too, if that helps with mobo choice? also i cant seem to d/l english list of compatible ram for either mobo, only letting me d/l chinese version, no good to me that lol, so if anyone can confirm this ram is ok i would appreciate that, hope my heatsink fits too, Has anyone had experience with this combo of mobo and heatsink? will i need mod anything to make it fit? im pretty sure ram and heatsink is ok but nice to know for sure? but main thing is which mobo to buy? thanks in advance to anyone who replies
catch u all l8rs

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December 7, 2009 12:36:53 AM

Antec 1200 Full Tower Case + Antec CP 850W Modular PSU - Super Choice

Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz- Obvious Choice

MoBo - Stick w/ Asus but get the P6T v2 or the P6X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If you wanna crazy OC, then these will do a fine job

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

My son has the R2E and we're still trying to learn it's intricacies but we could help ya w/ BIOS settings if ya go that way. has nice sound daughter card .... and looks kinda cool in a blingy kinda way :) 

memory is overpriced - Dominators are $258 ..... same speed memory for $119
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU HS - Do yourself a favor and enjoy the extremely easy install of the prolimatech megahalems. Typing from a box w/ 1200 case, two fans missing (long story) w/ following temps on the mega.

3.7 GHz w/ HT, Speedstep and all other BIOS features enabled Core Temps = 63/62/60/61 under prime 95
4.2 GHz w/ HT, Speedstep disabled Core Temps = 69/63/64/62 under prime 95

I bought mine here:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8807/cpu-pro-01/Proli...
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/7038/thr-41/Innovatio...
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10026/fan-639/Scythe_...

For Optical would suggest a Plextor 320SA and for hard drives either of the 500GB platter designs (WD Black in 2TB size only, Seagate 7200.12 and Spinpoint F3 in any size)
December 7, 2009 1:01:50 AM

JackNaylorPE said:
Antec 1200 Full Tower Case + Antec CP 850W Modular PSU - Super Choice

Intel Core i7 920 2.66GHz- Obvious Choice

MoBo - Stick w/ Asus but get the P6T v2 or the P6X

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If you wanna crazy OC, then these will do a fine job

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

My son has the R2E and we're still trying to learn it's intricacies but we could help ya w/ BIOS settings if ya go that way. has nice sound daughter card .... and looks kinda cool in a blingy kinda way :) 

memory is overpriced - Dominators are $258 ..... same speed memory for $119
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU HS - Do yourself a favor and enjoy the extremely easy install of the prolimatech megahalems. Typing from a box w/ 1200 case, two fans missing (long story) w/ following temps on the mega.

3.7 GHz w/ HT, Speedstep and all other BIOS features enabled Core Temps = 63/62/60/61 under prime 95
4.2 GHz w/ HT, Speedstep disabled Core Temps = 69/63/64/62 under prime 95

I bought mine here:

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8807/cpu-pro-01/Proli...
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/7038/thr-41/Innovatio...
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10026/fan-639/Scythe_...

For Optical would suggest a Plextor 320SA and for hard drives either of the 500GB platter designs (WD Black in 2TB size only, Seagate 7200.12 and Spinpoint F3 in any size)

Well thank you for ur time jack, i had also looked into the P6T v2, i just thought the P6TD being slightly cheaper would make it worth while, i will give the P6T v2 some serious thought now, as for ram that was the other ram i had in mind with me having OCZ in this pc im on now and had no problems with timings lowered, as for heatsink ive purchased the true already thru ebay, was a good deal at the time and ive got 1 on my q6600 oc to 3 (by choice) soon to be my daughters, as for fans i have orderd the scythe and a noctua vortex 1 ill benchmark em both to see which seems best, hd im getting the velociraptor 150gb and ill add a spinpoint f1 in near future, so thanks again for ur help
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