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January 11, 2011 4:48:19 PM

Hello,
ok so im looking to upgrade to sandy bridge i put up a system just wanna have second opinion on any changes i could make here is the setup.

Asus Motherboard P8P67 PRO LGA 1155 P67 DDR3 Bluetooth ATX Retail

Intel CPU Core i7-2600 3.40 GHz 8MB L3 Smart Cache LGA-1155 Turbo Boost Retail

Patriot Viper II ‘Sector 7’ Edition 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory Model PV7312G2000ELK

CoolerMaster V6 GT CPU Cooler For Intel AMD Copper 6 Copper Heatpipe Retail

Thermaltake Power Supply TRX-1200M TR2 RX 1200W W/Active PCI-E ATX 12V Retail

Asus Video Card EAH6950/2DI2S/2GD5 HD6950 2GB GDDR5 256Bit PCI Express Dual DVI/HDMI/2 x mini-Display Port Retail

Western Digital HDD WD2002FAEX Caviar 2TB SATA 6Gb/s Desktop 7200rpm 64MB Cache Bare Drive Black

Antec Lanboy air Yellow Black / Yellow Computer Modular Case

Rosewill RCA-1204BL 120mm Sleeve 4 Blue LED Case Fan, 4/PK X 3

NZXT Sentry-2 5.25" Touch Screen fan controller

LG Blu-ray DVD Combo WH10LS30K 10X LightScribe SATA Black with Software Bulk

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January 11, 2011 4:54:36 PM

I think all the socket 1155 boards are dual channel memory. You have selected a triple channel memory kit. To get 12 gb in dual channel, you would need a 8GB kit and a 4gb kit.

And 1200watts is WAAAAY overkill. a good 750-850watt PSU from a good brand like Corsair, Seasonic, PCP&C, or Antec would be enough to handle upgrades to crossfire or overclocking. :bounce: 
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January 11, 2011 5:00:57 PM

this would fit better then :p 

G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17066CL9D-8GBXLD

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Thermaltake Power Supply W0131RU 850W 14cm Fan Active PFC ATX 12V 2.2/EPS 12V SLI Ready Black
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 11, 2011 5:08:01 PM

4z3rty said:
this would fit better then :p 

G.SKILL Ripjaws X + Turbulence II Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17066CL9D-8GBXLD

adn this


Thermaltake Power Supply W0131RU 850W 14cm Fan Active PFC ATX 12V 2.2/EPS 12V SLI Ready Black


Good memory choice...Why do you want a TT PSU? :pfff:  :non:  They are not that highly thought of.

Again something from Corsair, Seasonic, PCP&C, or Antec :love:  would be more dependable in the long run.
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January 11, 2011 5:10:13 PM

how about

Antec CP-850 850W Continuous Power CPX SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC "compatible with Core i7" Power Supply
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 11, 2011 5:18:49 PM

Here is a review:
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=...

The reviewer says something about it being proprietary to 3 cases and others having to be modded. You might want to check that out.
From the Antec website:
Features:

Unique power supply construction compatible with the following Antec cases:
- Twelve Hundred
- P183
- P193
- DF-85

Would you change your case to one of these, or pick a PSU with an ATX form factor?
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January 11, 2011 5:33:26 PM

but personally ive never had any troubles with tt and ocz psus in the past 4years....
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 11, 2011 5:39:07 PM

It's up to you. All I can go on is the ratings. Just because more people have issues with TT than with Corsair, doesn't mean you will. OCZ is another well thought of brand, in fact they bought out PCP&C.

You pays your money and you takes your chances.
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January 11, 2011 6:35:13 PM

found this one :p 

Antec Power Supply HCG-900 80PLUS BRONZE 900W ATX12V version2.3 EPS12V Retail
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