Good setup? quite a monster :D

What do you think about this build? any changes?


CPU: Intel i7 930 3.2Ghz

CPU Cooling: FOR NOW ILL USE THE STOCK COOLER, BUT LATER WHEN I GET A 975/980x I WILL UPGRADE TO Swiftech H2O-220 Ultima XT

Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Extreme x58 Chipset

Memory: Corsair Dominator-GT - Memory- 6 GB (3 x 2gb)

GPU: eVGA Geforce GTX 470 Point Of View (I already bought this part so i cant change it)

Power Supply: Corsair HX1000W 1000W PowerSupply

Hard Drive: 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 SATA2

Optical Drive: 24x Double layer DVD RW Super Allwrite

Case: Corsair Obsidian 800D


As it goes for upgrades:

CPU: will upgrade to a 975 or 980x depending on price range in about 4/5 months

RAM: Will upgrade to 12GB Corsair Dominator GT (6 x 2gb) 2000Mhz memory

GPU: Will upgrade to XFX Ati Radeon 5970 Black Edition (Maybe several of them depending on price range)

Hard Drives and SSD's: 2x Green Caviar 2TB 7,200 RPM | 1x 500GB OCZ SSD (For operating system)


Please if there is anything you think i should change then tell me :)
Also, i know some parts are very expensive but that does NOT matter at all! all i know is that this is how i want to start.
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  1. pivotax said:
    What do you think about this build? any changes?


    CPU: Intel i7 930 3.2Ghz

    CPU Cooling: FOR NOW ILL USE THE STOCK COOLER, BUT LATER WHEN I GET A 975/980x I WILL UPGRADE TO Swiftech H2O-220 Ultima XT

    Motherboard: Asus Rampage III Extreme x58 Chipset

    Memory: Corsair Dominator-GT - Memory- 6 GB (3 x 2gb)

    GPU: eVGA Geforce GTX 470 Point Of View (I already bought this part so i cant change it)

    Power Supply: Corsair HX1000W 1000W PowerSupply

    Hard Drive: 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 SATA2

    Optical Drive: 24x Double layer DVD RW Super Allwrite

    Case: Corsair Obsidian 800D


    As it goes for upgrades:

    CPU: will upgrade to a 975 or 980x depending on price range in about 4/5 months

    RAM: Will upgrade to 12GB Corsair Dominator GT (6 x 2gb) 2000Mhz memory

    GPU: Will upgrade to XFX Ati Radeon 5970 Black Edition (Maybe several of them depending on price range)

    Hard Drives and SSD's: 2x Green Caviar 2TB 7,200 RPM | 1x 500GB OCZ SSD (For operating system)


    Please if there is anything you think i should change then tell me :)
    Also, i know some parts are very expensive but that does NOT matter at all! all i know is that this is how i want to start.

    Do you plan to OC in the future? If not you don't need such a beefy mobo based on the parts you are getting/planning to upgrade to. Those boards are intended for extreme enthusiast who plan to drain every last cycle out of their parts.
  2. What the purpose of this build? You should fill out sticky form, link in my sig.

    You can save a ton of cash with a few changes.

    Forget that mobo, waste of money really. Get a Asus p6x58D-E or GA x58 UD3r. Both have same features for a ton less.

    Dominator is a waste of money. Best 2000mhz RAM kit is g skill trident $185
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231254&Tpk=trident%206%20gb

    However, you're perfectly fine with a 6 gb ddr3 1600 pi kit as well. $155
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231335&cm_re=6gb_pi-_-20-231-335-_-Product

    Really don't need a HX1000.
    This XFX 850W BE is more than enough for sli 470's.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207001&Tpk=xfx%20850

    Case is a more personal choice, but I wouldn't spend that much on a case.

    Cooling wise unless you're adding Rads, stick with air.

    It's silly to buy a 470 now if you plan on upgrading to ati later. Also 6xxx gpu's coming out later this month.
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