Help me finish my build!

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Today if possible. I wouldn't want to go over $1000 unless i really need to. The cheaper the better..

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Multimedia, Gaming, Browsing, and light video encoding

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: I need everything except for a monitor.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com

PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel Core i5, and ATI 5000 series... I think I'm going to stick to the 5770.

OVERCLOCKING: I might overclock. If I do it's going to be very minimal maybe 10%-20%, I doubt I Will be using Xfire though

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is my public wishlist http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=12489725

I don't know what motherboard to get or RAM. Also any suggestions with the current parts i have listed.. Thermal paste, cables, etc anything I missed please add in!!
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  1. Oh P.S I don't need an operating system.
  2. You asked for any "other" suggestions ?

    Skim down this list (right quick) and see if you forgot anything ... you can paste and edit/add/delete ...


    *** OPERATING SYSTEM

    *** MAIN APPS

    *** SYSTEM-COMPUTE CORE

    MOTHERBOARD
    CPU
    COOLER(S) & PASTE (Extreme OC see GAMING SUPPORT)
    RAM

    *** GRAPHICS SUBSYSTEM

    WORKSTATION GPU CARDS
    GAMERS GPU CARDS
    MULTIMONITOR PROFESSIONAL APPS CARD
    BASIC HOME OFFICE CARD
    GPU CARD FOR TODDLER'S GAMES AND EDU-WARE
    SLI BRIDGES AND CONNECTORS
    SPECIAL COOLING
    CABLES AND ADAPTERS

    *** DISPLAY SUSBSYSTEM

    MONITORS
    HDTVs
    PROJECTORS
    SCREENS
    MOUNTS
    CABLES AND ADAPTERS
    CLEANING AND ACCESSORIES

    *** GAMING SUPPORT

    ALL NOT LISTED ELSEWHERE

    *** TELECONFERENCING

    WEB-CAMS
    MICROPHONES
    HEADSETS
    SOFTWARE
    OTHER

    *** STORAGE SUBSYSTEM

    CARD READER
    DVD BURNER
    BLURAY BURNER
    BOOT DRIVE
    APPS DRIVE
    CONTENT DRIVE
    BACKUP DRIVE
    MEDIA
    ENCOSURES
    CABLES & ADAPTERS
    EXTERNAL RAID
    SLOT BASED SSD
    PLATES
    TRAYS
    MOBILE RACKS
    FANS

    *** SOUND SUBSYSTEM & STUDIO INTERFACE

    SOUND CARD
    CONTROL SURFACE
    BREAKOUT BOX
    HEADPHONES
    MICROPHONES
    HEADSETS
    SPEAKERS

    *** SYSTEM IFRASTRUCTURE

    CASE
    FANS
    PLATES AND BRACKETS
    CASE HARDWARE & ACCESSORIES
    PSU
    CABLES AND ADAPTERS

    *** HUMAN iNTERFACE AND ERGONOMICS

    KEYBOARD
    POINTING DEVICE(S)
    MOUSE
    PADS CUSIONS AND RESTS
    TRACK-BALL
    AIR-MOUSE
    TOUCH PAD
    TOUCH SCREEN

    *** PRINTING AND LABELLING

    PRINTERS
    LABELERS
    LARGE FORMAT
    PHOTO
    PRINTABLE DISK

    *** NETWORKING
    *** PRESENTATION
    *** SALES
    *** POINT OF SALE
  3. Oh sorry I just need motherboard, RAM, thermal paste, and whatever cables missing.

    I think I'm going for this motherboard.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131620

    Thanks AS

    recommendation for RAM??
  4. You will get some more (and strong) opinions on mobo choices (people have their favorites. Do you have any favorite manufacturer ?

    That log list is really supposed to make you think of cables and stuff like drive-mount size adapters and all that, in terms of SUBSYSTEMS.

    Like you STILL might need another 10' HDMI cable and that is not inside the case so, browse the list or not ... it's just to queue your memory as to where those little things are hiding ...

    NEXT UP * * * HEAT SINK AND FAN

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100009
  5. Try this for RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM

    Just a remark, you won't be able to crossfire with that motherboard...
  6. I like Saphire better because this is all they do and they've been around a long time ...

    They use highest quality coils and caps and have a solid rep for making cards that have less RF noise ... just better parts and build (dating back like 20 years).

    Anyway ... the powercolor will get you there ... it will do. The Saphire has two DVI ports ... thought the powercolor might have had only one of those.

    =

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102873&cm_re=Radeon_HD_5770_1GB-_-14-102-873-_-Product
  7. I was on a thread with 4 senior techs, a few days ago and they all seemed to like the samsung over the LiteOn DVDRs ... I've had many LiteOns, with no probs, ever but the others were saying there are more fails with LiteOn so ... it's a little cheaper, too. Good Rep.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151175&cm_re=samsung_dvdr-_-27-151-175-_-Product
  8. Yeah I think I'm going to go with the samsung, I remember using a LiteON back in the 90's and It actually broke a few of my cd's including diablo 2.

    So far http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=18073708

    I might actually consider Crossfire, which motherboard supports Intel Turbo Boost + Crossfire I will take that into consideration.

    I don't really have any really favorite manufactures I've only built 1 pc in the past.
  9. Just remember that *MY* goal is to build a CGI-Render/Video-Transcode "Engine" and that YOUR goal is "Gaming" so be sure that the MB YOU select allows for the appropriate xFire/SLI lane configuration (8x8, I think) ... Actually, I am looking at 8x8 as well because I am dropping two, dissimilar workstation cards in mine, but I do not think SLI will come into play, on my rig.

    Never hurts to have "full config flexibility", just to leave my own options open and to allow a better chance of re-sale and re-use, by me or others.

    =snore=
  10. PLEASE EXCUSE ME !!

    THOSE X58s are not at all appropriate for you budget! (or mine, really) ...

    ... If you don't mind AMD then that would definately be the way to go (serious) ..

    .. They just released a new whiz-bang chipset and "core-unlocker" mobos ... You can go with a fast 3 or 4 core P-II (Socket AM3 mobo with a ...

    ... ... Never mind all that ... Here is my pick as the best gamer's board available right now ... (I'm thinking about it for my OWN purposes, as well).

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131631

    there are no reviews ... it is hot off the wave solder press!

    = Alvin =
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