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April 26, 2011 9:09:12 PM

Hi there,

Just about to build my new system and need advice if what i got here is good for animation and graphics.
and overclocking as will..thanks

- ASUS LGA 1366 - Intel X58 - Republic of Gamers - ATX Motherboard Rampage III Extreme

- Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition i7-990X 3.46GHz 12MB LGA1366 CPU BX80613I7990X

- OCZ Technology 240 GB RevoDrive X2 Series PCI-Express x4 Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZSSDPX-1RVDX0240

- 2 x Kingston Technology HyperX 6 GB Kit (3x2 GB Modules) 6 Triple Channel Kit 2000
(PC3 16000) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM KHX2000C9AD3T1K3/6GX

- AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 Graphics 2GB GDDR5 Memory

- Corsair Hydro Series H70 High Performance CPU Cooler CWCH70

- Corsair Professional Series Gold High Performance 1200-Watt Power Supply CMPSU-1200AX


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April 26, 2011 10:13:05 PM

do you have a budget?
April 26, 2011 10:23:44 PM

I have about 2500$, I never used amd.!
I will look it up. Cheers
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April 26, 2011 11:08:18 PM

one advice is if going for 1366 get a 980x as it is cheaper but is only 100MHz slower you would not notice the difference.

ASUS Rampage III Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $379.99

Intel Core i7-970 Gulftown 3.2GHz 6 x 256KB L2 Cache 12MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Six-Core - $594.99

OCZ RevoDrive X2 OCZSSDPX-1RVDX0240 PCI-E 240GB PCI-Express x4 MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - $534.99

Kingston HyperX 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) XMP Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K3/12GX - $138.99

CORSAIR Professional Series AX1200 1200W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 SLI Certified 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - $279.99

XFX HD-697A-CNDC Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity - $384.99

CORSAIR Hydro H70 CWCH70 120mm High Performance CPU Cooler - $96.81

= $2410.75

sorry i just got excited and decided to look for parts :D 

what case are you going with?
April 27, 2011 6:00:20 AM

great stuff, thanks a lot. iam using lian li 2000
April 27, 2011 4:57:49 PM

thats a nice case though a bit big.