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Building new 3D pc - need advice on part selection

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May 6, 2011 12:45:46 AM

Hi community, i am planning to build a 3D gaming pc and i have some questions based on the part that i have chosen.

1. Are all the parts compatible with each other?

2. With the parts that are listed. can I play in SLI mode and in 3D?

3. Is the case big enough to hold the components?

CPU - Intel Core i7-2600K Quad-Core Socket LGA1155, 3.40Ghz, 8MB L3 Cache, 32nm
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=4...

Mobo - Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD7-B3 Socket 1155 Intel P67 Chipset
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2...

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz (PC3-12800) 8GB (2x4GB) Dual Channel Kit
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2...

Monitor + Nvidia vision kit - Asus VG236H, 23" 3D 120Hz LCD Monitor, 1920x1080, 2ms (GtG), 100,000:1 (DCR), Dual DVI, HDMI w/Nvidia 3D Vision Kit - (Retail Box)
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=5...

PSU - Cooler Master Silent Pro M1000 Modular 1000W Power Supply
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=3...

Case - Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced Full Tower ATX Case
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6...

Network Adapter - ASUS PCE-N13, Wireless N PCI-Express Adapter
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2...

GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 580 1536MB
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=4...

Any answers to my questions would be really appreciated.
Thanks!
May 6, 2011 7:13:36 AM

1) Yes
2) Yes when you add the second graphics card!
3) Yes.
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May 6, 2011 11:08:07 AM

Oh it seems I forgot to put a (2x) besides the GTX 580. So with the second video card and the monitor etc, i will be able to play in 3D, right?
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May 6, 2011 4:41:37 PM

Ok and as for a sound card, do I need one or can i just use the motherboard's sound card?
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May 6, 2011 7:35:50 PM

The onboard is fine for most uses. There are better cards on the market but you will need high quality speakers do reap the benefits.
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May 6, 2011 7:37:48 PM

Ok thanks for your help. So im all set, i can go pick up the parts right now and its will boot up and work, right?
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May 6, 2011 7:41:09 PM

It should just as long as no part is bad (DOA) and you have an OS to install on it
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May 6, 2011 8:45:07 PM

ok and how about the voltage of the PSU? is it enough to sustain all the ocmponenets?
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May 7, 2011 2:24:32 PM

and with that Motherboard, everything would work right? (3D, SLI etc.)
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May 7, 2011 9:02:06 PM

ok and what would you rate the build? is it gonna be able to run games good in 3D?
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May 7, 2011 9:05:35 PM

Yes it is a great build! Fastest Quad core CPU on the market and 2x the fastest single GPU card on the market!
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May 7, 2011 9:07:50 PM

ha yes it is but it does have a price tag of 3100 dollars. hey if oyu could find other parts, such as a cheaper HDD of 1TB or anything like that, im all for changes. I wanna lower the price as much as possible without downing the performance so ill keep the GPUs and CPU
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May 7, 2011 9:39:14 PM

Do you know any good alternatives to the logitech g9x mouse? Also, do you know any good gaming keyboards under 75$? If you know any good keyboard or alternatives to that mouse, send me the canadacomputers link
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