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Need Advice on a GA X58A UD3R or p55a ud3 intel build

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March 20, 2011 5:46:07 AM

Hi there will be used for some gaming, video editing and 3d max renders etc

Thermaltake V4 Black Edition Mid Tower Chassis with 450W PSU - SECC - Transparent Window - 10x 5.25" & 3.5" Drive Bays - USB 2.0, Speaker & HD Audio

Intel Core i7 960, 3.20GHz, Quad Core, Socket LGA1366, 130W TDP, 4.8GT/s QPI, 4x256KB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, Boxed, Bloomfield
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i5 k series

Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R, LGA1366, Triple DDR3-2200, Intel X58+ICH10R, 6.4GT/s QPI, 10x SATA (2x 6Gb/s), 2x eSATA, 1x IDE, 1x FDD, CrossFireX, SLI, 4x PCIe x16 (x16+x16+x8+x8), 2x PCIe x1, 1x PCI, 12x USB (2x USB3), 3x FireWire, Gigabit LAN, 8ch ALC889, ATX
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Gigabyte GA-p55-ud3

Corsair Vengeance - Triple-Channel PC3-12800/DDR3-1600 - 12GB (3x 4GB) Memory Kit - 3x 240-pin DIMMs - 9-9-9-24

XFX Radeon HD 5670 - PCI-E 2.1 - 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 - 775 / 4000MHz - Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, Display Port - Fan - Rev 2.0 (HD-567X-ZNF3)

(raid 0) 2 x - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - 7200RPM - SATA III 6GB/s - 32MB 600 mb/s

LG BH10LS30 Internal SATA 10x Blu-Ray Rewriter - 10x BD-R Read/Write, 16x DVD+-R Read/Write, Silent Play, Compatible with Win 7 - Retail box (BH10LS30)

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March 20, 2011 6:15:11 AM

What about an Asus P6X58D-E

freddy0707 said:
Hi there will be used for some gaming, video editing and 3d max renders etc


Thermaltake V4 Black Edition Mid Tower Chassis with 450W PSU - SECC - Transparent Window - 10x 5.25" & 3.5" Drive Bays - USB 2.0, Speaker & HD Audio

Intel Core i7 960, 3.20GHz, Quad Core, Socket LGA1366, 130W TDP, 4.8GT/s QPI, 4x256KB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, Boxed, Bloomfield
or
i5 k series

Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R, LGA1366, Triple DDR3-2200, Intel X58+ICH10R, 6.4GT/s QPI, 10x SATA (2x 6Gb/s), 2x eSATA, 1x IDE, 1x FDD, CrossFireX, SLI, 4x PCIe x16 (x16+x16+x8+x8), 2x PCIe x1, 1x PCI, 12x USB (2x USB3), 3x FireWire, Gigabit LAN, 8ch ALC889, ATX
or
Gigabyte GA-p55-ud3

Corsair Vengeance - Triple-Channel PC3-12800/DDR3-1600 - 12GB (3x 4GB) Memory Kit - 3x 240-pin DIMMs - 9-9-9-24

XFX Radeon HD 5670 - PCI-E 2.1 - 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 - 775 / 4000MHz - Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, Display Port - Fan - Rev 2.0 (HD-567X-ZNF3)

(raid 0) 2 x - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - 7200RPM - SATA III 6GB/s - 32MB 600 mb/s

LG BH10LS30 Internal SATA 10x Blu-Ray Rewriter - 10x BD-R Read/Write, 16x DVD+-R Read/Write, Silent Play, Compatible with Win 7 - Retail box (BH10LS30)

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March 20, 2011 7:04:05 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: (this month)
Budget Range: ($1500 austraian)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: (rendering 3d, gaming, multimedia, internet, watching movies)
Parts Not Required: (monitor,)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, mwave, mln.com.au)
Country of Origin: (Australia)
Parts Preferences: by brand or type (I would like to use an INTEL CPU & ASUS OR GIGABYTE OR SIMILAR mobo with a tower case)

Overclocking: Maybe LATER
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: (1920x1080, 1920x1200)


Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of POWER, I would like a quiet PC)
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March 20, 2011 4:51:00 PM

i7-960 or i5-K ???

The only i5-ks I see on Newegg are the 2500K (Sandy Bridge LGA 1155) and 655K (LGA 1156).

The only one that makes sense (compared to the i7-960) is the 2500K, which requires an H67 or P67 motherboard. Forget about the P55 motherboards.
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March 20, 2011 6:07:56 PM

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $79.00
CoolerMaster Gladiator 600

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $145.00
Antec TruePower TP-750 750W

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $189.00
ASUS P8P67-M PRO Motherboard B3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $379.00
Intel Core i7 2600K

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $33.00
CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $125.00
G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $69.00
Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB HD103SJ

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $299.00
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti Overclocked 1GB

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $39.00
Sony AD7240SGB 24X SATA DVDRW OEM

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $105.00
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM

Total: $1,462.00 AUD

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March 20, 2011 10:40:57 PM

How are the h67 or p67 better?

DXRick said:
i7-960 or i5-K ???

The only i5-ks I see on Newegg are the 2500K (Sandy Bridge LGA 1155) and 655K (LGA 1156).

The only one that makes sense (compared to the i7-960) is the 2500K, which requires an H67 or P67 motherboard. Forget about the P55 motherboards.

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March 21, 2011 10:51:24 AM

Hi and thanks a lot for the answer and good supplier

I will look a a less expansive video card Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD5770 Super Overclock Edition $179
I like the segate for its 600mb/s data rate and think to raid 0 two of these

Why_Me said:
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $79.00
CoolerMaster Gladiator 600

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $145.00
Antec TruePower TP-750 750W

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $189.00
ASUS P8P67-M PRO Motherboard B3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $379.00
Intel Core i7 2600K

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $33.00
CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $125.00
G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $69.00
Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB HD103SJ

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $299.00
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti Overclocked 1GB

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $39.00
Sony AD7240SGB 24X SATA DVDRW OEM

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $105.00
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM

Total: $1,462.00 AUD

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March 23, 2011 11:05:21 AM

please give comments and review, trying to get the most for my buck

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=11208 $79.00
CoolerMaster Gladiator 600

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/850W-AITO-Ultima-Game-Power-Supp...
850W AITO Ultima Game Power Supply ATX 15cm Cooling Fan $65
or not

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=16807 $189.00
ASUS P8P67-M PRO Motherboard B3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=16416 $379.00
Intel Core i7 2600K

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $89
CoolIT ECO A.L.C. CPU Cooler

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=13931 $125.00
(2x) G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $75.00
Raid 0 (x2) Seagate Barracuda 1TB ST31000524AS

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $179
Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD5770 Super Overclock Edition

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_i... $135.00
Lite-On iHBS212 12x Blu-Ray Disc Writer with LightScrib

Total $1444
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March 30, 2011 12:52:22 PM

Best answer selected by freddy0707.
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