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Intel 2600k new build

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September 26, 2011 9:57:39 PM

Hello,

I need to know any conflicts or problems with any devices listed for my new build.

1. LG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Drive Model UH12LS28 OEM LightScribe Support - OEM

2. Thermaltake Level 10 GT (VN10001W2N) Black Steel SECC / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case with Four Fans-1x 200mm Colorshift side fan, 1x 200mm Colorshift top fan, 1x 200mm Colorshift front fan and 1x 140mm rear fan

3. Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

4. (2) ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1

5. (2) PowerColor AX6990 4GBD5-M4D Radeon HD 6990 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

6. ENERMAX MAXREVO Series EMR1350EWT 1350W ATX12V / EPS12V v2.92, v2.8 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Power Supply

7. G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL9D-8GBXM

8. Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K

9. Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

10. G.SKILL FTB-3500C5-D Fans

11. LG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Drive Model UH12LS28 OEM LightScribe Support - OEM

12. PLEXTOR Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 5X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Disc Burner PX-B940SA-11

13. OCZ RevoDrive 3 X2 series RVD3X2-FHPX4-240G PCI-E 240GB PCI-Express 2.0 x4 MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

14. Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler - 140x140x25mm, i5, i7, 775, AM2

15. GIGABYTE Z68X-UD7-B3 Intel Z68 Motherboard - ATX, Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel Z68 Chipset, 2133MHz DDR3, SATA 6.0 Gb/s, RAID, 7.1-CH Audio, Dual Gigabit LAN, SuperSpeed USB 3.0, CrossFireX/SLI Ready


thanks for all the help

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September 26, 2011 10:17:23 PM

6990 is a pointless overkill. Get SLI 570/580's, CF 6950/6970s... but stay away from 6990.
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September 26, 2011 11:05:23 PM

i personally would prefer 2x 6970's in crossfire that way if you have issues with games you can disable the crossfire where as the 6990 you cant.

that being said however a friend of mine has a 6990 and is very happy with it, he upgraded from a 4870x2 (also a dual gpu card)
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September 26, 2011 11:10:52 PM

Also: 2133 RAM is not needed. No difference over 1600 RAM.
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September 27, 2011 11:33:49 PM

thanks for the info and I'll change the ram to 1600 ram. thanks again
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