First build, need advice gaming pc

Approximate Purchase Date: Mid February if not sooner


Budget Range: $1000 Before / After Rebates


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Editing, Web surfing, Music.


Parts Not Required: power supply (thermaltake 750w) keyboard, mouse, monitor(s)


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com


Country of Origin: USA


Parts Preferences: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103913


Overclocking: Yes


SLI or Crossfire: Maybe


Additional Comments: Running AMD 1100t. need compatible components, i prefer asus but am open to suggestions.. need 8gb memory and 2tb hard drive along with a decent graphics card or 2, need hdmi out. Will be running 3 32" tvs for monitor.
Being built in full size thermaltake armor case, model not known as of right now, sorry.
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  1. Hey, fill this form out, and someone here will give you a very nice recommendation.
  2. lol, i didnt even notice that until after i posted, fixed.. thanks man.
    New to this forum, but not forums in general.
  3. No worries, russell, and welcome to Tom's Hardware
  4. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157198 $89.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.593293 Combo Price: $255.98
    AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Thuban 3.3GHz, 3.7GHz Turbo Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDE00ZFBR BOX
    XIGMATEK Gaia SD1283 120mm Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler bracket included I7 i5 775 1155 AMD adn dual fan push pull compatible

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231402 $109.99 FREE SHIPPING
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7D-8GBRH

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136177 $18.99 FREE SHIPPING
    LG Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136830 $179.99
    Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN 2TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
  5. Thanks, but I would prefer an asus motherboard, I will need 2 graphics cards and phenom 1100t has not been bought yet, but thats what I will be using..
  6. For the record, ASRock is owned by asus.
  7. two HD6870 should do it i think
  8. If absolutely needed near top of the food chain + good Eyefinity performance : start out with one 2GB HD 6950 1st ^^


    HD 6K: Cayman Crossfire in Eyefinity scaling
    http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/wiki/AMD_Radeon_6970_6950_-_Featured_Review_Page_11
  9. Sorry guys I wanna stick with geforce, is kingston ram good?
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