Need a i7 build help Tags: New Build Intel Systems Product Last response: March 24, 2010 3:50 AM in Systems Share xurwin March 23, 2010 5:24:59 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: nxt month BUDGET RANGE: $1200 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: -rendering(sketchup) -Photo editing, (adobe cs4) -MILD gaming.( Batman arkham asylum 2) PARTS NOT REQUIRED: monitor keyboard mouse PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: doesn't matter PARTS PREFERENCES: intel, asus OVERCLOCKING: Not right now, maybe in the future SLI OR CROSSFIRE: maybe in the future in this build i would want this proccesor and mobo ASUS P6X58D Premium LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i7-930 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 Quad-Core Desktop Processor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... please help me choose the other specs. i want it to be below 1200 or 1200 .. ^^ More about : build Somebody_007 March 23, 2010 6:07:26 AM case: element g, haf 922, antec 902 depending on youpreference but the choice is very large here psu: corsair 750 is pretty cheap and very high quality mobo: I would go for a cheaper one since the one you mentioned is kind of overkill but it's your choice obviously GPU: 5850 or 5870 (maybe the new nvidia ones coming out are also an option) ram: any 6gb kit with low lattencies if you don't wish to overclock your system otherwise a 1600 ramkit would be better hdd: WD caviar black 640gb is very fast and pretty cheap you can go in raid0 if you wish for more speed m 0 l xurwin March 23, 2010 6:12:54 AM Somebody_007 said: mobo: I would go for a cheaper one since the one you mentioned is kind of overkill but it's your choice obviously when u said about a cheaper one. can this be? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is it ok? m 0 l Related resources First Build Best Cooling Solution? Really need help!! i7 4770k w/GTX 780 Possible Overclock to 4.2 GHz - Forum I need help about my build - i7 4790 & Asrock H97M Pro4 - Forum Need help - New build Intel i7 - Forum Need help with my new core i7 build - Forum ---New i7 940 Build--- Need Help! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Somebody_007 March 23, 2010 6:21:18 AM Yes it's definetly good enough but if you want asus(which I prefer aswell) you could go with this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... these are enthousiast boards while the one you mentioned is'nt so much. the first one is comparable to the Gigabyte you mentioned (only prettier ) and has a pcie slot more. and the other two are better and much better. but this doesn't really affect performance a lot it just has more features. m 0 l babachoo March 23, 2010 6:59:22 AM Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB > WD Black m 0 l Somebody_007 March 23, 2010 2:26:06 PM I must disagree on that one. The f3 might be cheaper and faster in some aspects but it's slower in many aswell. http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/storage/2009/10/06/sam... m 0 l xurwin March 23, 2010 3:17:51 PM +1^well yeah, about the mobo. p6t are more expensive. and i doesnt have usb 3 and sata 6gb. does all lga1366 socket support the upcoming 6core proccesor? i maybe going with the gigabyte mobo m 0 l babachoo March 24, 2010 3:50:31 AM Somebody_007 said:I must disagree on that one. The f3 might be cheaper and faster in some aspects but it's slower in many aswell. http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/storage/2009/10/06/sam... http://www.harddrivebenchmark.net/common_drives.html m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed Some Help w/ i7 Build Forum Need Help building a I7 PC Forum Need help on i7 system build. Forum SolvedNew i-7 build - evaluation and help needed Forum Need help I7 build ± 1800$ budget Forum Need help with Intel Core i7 Gaming PC build Forum I7 Build, Need Help Picking Blu-Ray Burner! Forum Solvedneed help choosing a cpu cooler for the intel i7 4970k Forum Need help on an i7 build in-progress =( Forum Solvedneed help deciding between i5 and i7 Forum I need help with order of the parts of should for my i7 930 build Forum OCZ or Corsair for i7 build. Need help picking. Forum Need help on new i7 920 build Forum Final build on i7... need help with memory!!! please advice!! Forum Need help choosing non stock cooling for i7 build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !