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New i7 rig, need suggestions

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November 22, 2010 11:10:23 PM

Hi, I have decided to build a new system - i7.

I bought the GTX 460 graphics card already.

Now I want to get the components are as follows:


3.06GHz Intel Core i7 950 (Bloomfield) (Socket LGA1366)

Asus P6X58D-E Intel X58 (Socket 1366) DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard

Trident G. SKILL 6GB (3x2GB) Triple Channel Kit DDR3 PC3-16000C9 2000MHz



I am quite satisfied with the processor and motherboard choice, but I am still open to suggestions.I want to use around 4 GHz processor, Therefore the motherboard must have overclocking capabilities. Also I heardthere are some ram recognition problems with Gigabyte models.

So I am not certain about memory choice, but I need 2000 MHz memory, I am open to suggestions with the brand.

The reason I chose the memory above is because, it is supported by the motherboard from Asus.

If I choose another brand memory will there be problem, what happens in this case?, your suggestion?

Finally I already got my OCZ 600 watts PSU, I think to continue to use it, do you think it is enough for this systemI would be most appreciative.

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November 23, 2010 12:50:52 AM

Asus X58 Sabertooth.

600W is enough unless your planning to SLI.

Usually memory isn't a problem, sometimes you will just have to manual set the voltage and timings in the bios.
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