Final Configuration - Advice? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 17, 2010 4:41 AM in Systems Share CaseyJ70 August 16, 2010 11:40:51 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP BUDGET RANGE: ~ $1500 CDN SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, music, video encoding, school work. PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, keyboard, and mouse. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: NCIX.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel/Nvidia, Corsair. OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes. MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Video Card - EVGA GeForce GTX 460 Fermi Superclocked EE 763MHZ - $259.99 x2 CPU - Intel Core i7 930 - $299.99 Motherboard - ASUS P6X58D-E - $233.20 or Gigabyte X58A-UD3R - $223.99 ?? PSU - Corsair HX850W - $134.99 HDD - WD Caviar Black 1TB - $87.99 RAM - G.SKILL F3-12800CL9T-6GBNQ 6GB - $149.99 Case - Lian Li PC-7B Plus II - 89.99 Still unclear on: O/S - Windows 7 Home or Pro? CPU cooler. I'm about ready to order guys, just want some last minute assurances. Still can't decide on which board to get. Any advice/insight? Thanks in advance. More about : final configuration advice CaseyJ70 August 17, 2010 4:35:16 AM Anyone? I really wanna order this machine ASAP. Any advice would be appreciated. m 0 l gkay09 August 17, 2010 4:41:51 AM ^ If gaming and also will be overclocking, why not the i5 760?? IMO you can save good money and wont affect the gaming performance... Also for GTX 460 SLI, IMO you wont need 850W... OS - If you are a regular home user, the Home Premium would suffice... CPU Cooler - CM Hyper 212+/ Scythe Mugen 2 Rev B m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFinalizing AMD AM3+ upgrade configuration - video card and power supply advice Forum SolvedA little advice for this configuration i have in mind. Forum SolvedHomebuild workstation - Final Spec advice Forum SolvedFinal Cooling Configuration Help Forum SolvedJust need some final advice on these build parts! Forum Building my own gaming computer for the first time, Final configuration, everything ok?, anything missing? any improvements? Forum SolvedNeed Advice on my gaming rig configuration Forum SolvedAdvice about configuration for gaming PC Forum SolvedLooking for some advice on an ssd configuration. Forum SolvedFirst build in 10 years, in need of final advice Forum SolvedNewer (better?) Build Configuration. Advice? Forum SolvedNew Build Configuration. Advice? Forum About to pull the trigger on this build. Any final commentary on the configuration would be welcome! Forum SolvedI'm looking for final advice on my new system before I start purchasing parts Forum Solvedneed advice on PSU,Graphic card and cabinet for my configuration .... Forum SolvedCooling configuration advice required Forum SolvedAdvice: tweaks for gaming pc final build Forum SolvedFinal Advice on Gaming PC build Forum SolvedFinal list of parts for my first build - any advice? Forum SolvedFirst gaming build, need advice on final component selections. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !