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Advice on setting up my own computer.

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December 13, 2010 7:31:46 PM


I really could use some help here and advice on setting up/building my own computer.

What would be the best 3x2gb memory for my settings?
Corsair? maby Kingston Hyper x? Ocz?

And for all this what would i need for a power supply?

Intel Motherboard SKT1366
Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R, X58/ICH10R, S1366, ATX

Intel Processor SKT1366
Intel i7-930, 2.8Ghz, S1366, Box

2x XFX Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition 1GB
PN: HD-685X-ZNBC | 3D-chip: AMD Radeon HD 6850
DirectX 11.0, Interface: PCI-Express x16

Thanks for the help and advice.
Steve
The Netherlands
December 14, 2010 3:36:24 PM

for PSU, at least 850W. You can verify it at Corsair website where it calculates minimum wattage depending on what you select for CPU, graphics, and number of HDDs
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December 14, 2010 3:37:16 PM

Thnx for the reply.

I wanne build my own pc based on gaming and a litle of video editing, blueray,ect Now my budget would be something like -, 800/900$ but if it must be higher the so be it. but thats not the prob. i just dont know what kind of memory runs great of better on my settings. somthing like 100$/130$ for 3x2gb triple chan.
some say the kingston Hyper x?

and what for power supply do i need for all of this?
December 14, 2010 9:45:30 PM

If it's just 2 6850s and an overclock you can get by with a good 650W. Corsair 650TX would be one less expensive choice.
The two cards themselves will not pull more than 250W:
http://forums.atomicmpc.com.au/index.php?showtopic=264
Add another 200W for the rest of the system and throw in another 200 for margin, and a good 650W is fine.

However, if that is your total budget you should probably not be looking at i7 950. That's more like an AMD budget. Perhaps a 6-core CPU.
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