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November 4, 2010 12:36:02 AM

Hey, can someone rate this setup? Money not an issue. just need another opinion.

For ALOT of Gaming, Music recording and editting, video editing.

(parts selected from NEWEGG.COM)


-Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Gulftown 3.33GHz LGA 1366 130W Six-Core Desktop Processor

-OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTX40G 2.5" 40GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Start-UP)

-APEVIA X-JUPITER S-Type X-JUPITERS-AL Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case

-GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD5 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

-(2)SAPPHIRE Toxic 100282-2GTXSR Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support

-KINGWIN LZG-1000 GOLD 1000W ATX 12V v2.2 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active ...

-Patriot Viper II Sector 7 Edition 24GB (6 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model PV7324G1333ELHK

-HP AR941AA 22-in-1 USB 2.0 Card Reader

-Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

-Seagate Cheetah 15K.6 ST3146356SS 146GB 15000 RPM SAS 3Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive (FOR GAME STORAGE)

-SAMSUNG P2770FH ToC Rose Black 27" 1ms Full HD HDMI WideScreen LCD Monitor

-LG UH10LS20 Blu-ray Disc Combo Internal SATA 10x SuperMulti Blue LightScribe

-PLEXTOR 24X DVD/CD Writer Black SATA Model PX-880SA LightScribe Support - OEM

-ASUS XONAR_XENSE 7.1 Channels PCI Express x1 Interface Sound Card

-Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

-EVGA 128-P2-KN03-TR 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI Express 1x (PCI Express 2.0 Compliant) Killer Xeno Pro Network Adapter

-CoolIT SYSTEMS ECO-R120 Advanced Liquid Cooling (ALC)

-Logitech Z-5500 505 Watts 5.1 Digital Wireless Speaker System

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a b B Homebuilt system
November 4, 2010 1:03:14 AM

Agreed with above, though at that price point you'll want to wait (a couple of weeks) for the 6970.

Your 15.6 RPM Drive is SCSI or SAS or whatever they call it now, I don't think it will work with your mobo. At this price point, you'll want to go straight SSD for games anyway.

Not sure how heavy you are into video editing, etc, but I wouldn't think that you would need 4 gigs or RAM per core. What programs do you edit in?
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a b B Homebuilt system
November 4, 2010 1:05:00 AM

Cut back on the RAM - You won't need more than 6 GB. Here is some good stuff if you want to overclock. It has low voltage and low latency. If you change your mind, you can always add more later.

This SSD is screamingly fast and chews up the cheetah.

Get this Noctua cooler for much much better performance.

Skip the network adapter - the mobo has connections you need.

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November 5, 2010 8:05:44 PM

Thanks for the tips guys. I use NCH Software to edit. Good ***.
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