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Hello,
I am putting together a new build and have a short list for parts. I am having a little trouble deciding which case mobo combination to use and really need suggestions for video card and heat sink. Constructive comments on the current list are always nice.
This is for my new main work station as the 6 year old XP unit is showing it's bones. I build for longevity quiet and reliablity. I will be doing some gaming and some 3D rendering.
Thanks

Core i5-750 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&DEPA=0&Order=BESTMATCH&Description=intel core i5-750 processor
CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX 750W http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4668506&SRCCODE=GOOGLEBASE&cm_mmc_o=VRqCjC7BBTkwCjCECjCE
Corsair CMX8GX3M4A1333C9 XMS3 8 GB PC3-10600 Core i5 http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CMX8GX3M4A1333C9-XMS3-PC3-10600-Memory/dp/B002LE8D2K
ASUS Maximus III Gene http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?

Item=N82E16813131599&cm_re=asus_maximus_iii_gene_p55-_-13-131-599-_-Product
LIAN LI PC-V351BA http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112221&cm_re=LIAN_LI_PC-

V351-_-11-112-221-_-Product
ASUS ROG Maximus III Formula http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?

Item=N82E16813131482&cm_re=asus_maximus_iii_formula-_-13-131-482-_-Product
LIAN LI PC-A05NA http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112219
Claro halo XT http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829271005&Tpk=Claro halo%

20XT


Mobo runners up
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro |Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H Motherboard |Biostar TPOWER I55
Case runners up
GMC AZT-GMCR2-SB R-2 Toast Middle-Tower ATX Case - Sky Blue http://www.jr.com/gmc/pe/AUZ_AZTGMCR2SB/
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  1. For the heat sink I would recommend the Corsair H5O, I have two of them and love them. They are super quiet and if you add an extra fan so it is a push-pull configuration they cool awsome.

    As far as the Video Card it really depends on how much you want to spend. If you are rendering 3D videos I would suggest not skimping here. The 5870 would be good or you could get two 5850's. I have two 5850's and they work great for video editing. I don't do any gaming but a lot of video editing.

    Side Note: Your going to love that processor, I do.
  2. Best answer
    ^ Hmm well I feel that budget can get you an i7 930 build, that will have more longevity and more upgrade options...

    i7 930 + Gigabyte UD3R
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.355680

    PSU + Graphics
    650HX + HD 5770 - Am sure for occasional gaming and video rendering even these are fine...And thePSU can handle 2 of them Crossfire
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.354758

    RAM
    GSKillz DDR3 1600MHz CAS 8
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231304
  3. Wow really great feed back. I have to say that I like pipe's idea for the water cooling it attracts me because of the quietness. Gkay really great suggestions. I would like to point out that future proofing (a somewhat futile endevour in computing) is different than longevity. Longevity to me implies that the equipment is long lasting and stable. For that I'm willing to pay a little more to a board maker that has a better quality reputation. Over all I would say that I have around a $1200~1400 budget obviously spending less to meet the goals is better.

    Decided

    LIAN LI PC-A05NA $99.99
    Hitachi P7K500 $53.99
    Corsair hydo series H50 $79.99
    win7 ultimate $60

    core i5 version

    Core i5-750 $199
    CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX 750W $129
    Corsair CMX8GX3M4A1333C9 XMS3 8 GB PC3-10600 Core i5 $239.25
    ASUS ROG Maximus III Formula $249.99

    core i7 version

    core i7 930 GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R $479.98
    CORSAIR CMPSU-650HX SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VXL $264.98
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) $169.99


    Later upgrades

    Claro halo XT $249.99
    SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VXL Radeon HD $174.99

    Decided cost $292.97 + i5 version 817.24 = $1110.21
    Decided cost $292.97 = i7 version 914.95 = $1207.92
  4. ^ Welll even in that sense, that mobo should be good as Gigabyte is one of the Top 2 mobo manufacturers out there...
    And I will still suggest the i7 build...gives you option to add 6GB more RAM too...and a very powerful CPU...
  5. I'm with ya gkay. Final version below. For my own future reference, how did you find those relevant combo deals so quickly?

    LIAN LI PC-A05NA $99.99
    Hitachi P7K500 $53.99
    Corsair hydo series H50 $79.99
    win7 ultimate $60
    Sony DVD $21.99

    core i7 930 GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R $479.98
    CORSAIR CMPSU-650HX SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VXL $264.98
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) $169.99


    Later upgrades

    Claro halo XT $249.99
    SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VXL Radeon HD $174.99

    cost = $1229.91
  6. ^ Well I just choose the quality components and if lucky, then you might get some good combos with other quality parts like the ones above...

    And the CPU cooler is in stock at newegg and amazon
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181010&cm_re=H50-_-35-181-010-_-Product
    http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Cooling-High-performance-Cooler-CWCH50-1/dp/B002QG2H7K/ref=dp_ob_title_ce?ie=UTF8&qid=1269585595&sr=8-2
  7. Best answer selected by DarkShark.
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