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January 1, 2012 6:02:56 PM

Hello, I'm building a gaming computer, I really wanted to build a high end gaming computer, and budget is not a problem with me.

After several days of researching, I found out all the components, but I'm not sure if they will work together or if they will.

Please Help D:

Case: Antec Lanboy Air (Blue)---6x internal 3.5" bays, 3x external 5.25" bats. amd 2x internal bottom mounted 2.5 SSDs

Motherboard: Asus P6T WS PRO LGA1366

CPU: Intel i7-990x

CPU Cooling device: Corsair H100 (CWCH100) Extreme Performance Liquid CPU cooler

Hard Drive: Seagate Momentus XT--750GB

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 24GB (6x 4GB)

Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 590: no SLI

Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster S-fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion series with I/O

Optical Drive: Asus 24X DVD Burnur

Fans Antec 77095 (Blue LED) 6x

Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2711

Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid RS-850-SPHA-D3 850W Intel ATX 12V V2.3 * SSI EPS 12V2.92 SLI & CROSSFIRE ready.

Keyboard: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth

Mouse: Razer Imperator 4G Laser
Mouse Pad: Razer Goliathus Large

Headsets: Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MKII

Windows 7 Home Premium--64 bit
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2010

Power Surge Protector: Belking BE11-10---10ft 12 outlets


I was really wondering if the Power Supply with support all this (850W) and if the motherboard with support the RAM and all the other stuff.

If anyone has better ideas for the components inside, please feel free to share your ideas.

And one last question, do I need thermal grease for CPU water cooling, or is the thermal grease just for Heat Sinks?

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January 1, 2012 6:23:35 PM

That's a super workstation but for gaming, Id be building Sandy Bridge ...

The UltraSharp is a great IPS panel....dream of anyone into photo editing .... while it can double as a gaming monitor, a dedicated gaming machine gets no real benefit and small detriment from an IPS panel.

The GTX 590 is not a great performer. You can get the same performance at half the price. Two 560 Ti's (900Mhz) for $430 get 862 fps in Guru3D game test suite....the 590 gets just 19 more at 881 .... Two 580's get 953....three 580's get 1030 (all at 1920 x 1200)

If money is no object ..... :)  .... how bout sumthin that looks like this

http://www.nvidia.com/object/3d-vision-surround-technol...

Case - $ 290 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $ 12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $ 288 - Corsair AX1200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $ 470 - ASUS Rampage IV Extreme http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU - $ 600 - Intel Core i7-3930k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - $ 83 - Thermalright Silver Arrow http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11676/cpu-tri-77/Ther...
TIM - $ 5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $ 190 - (4 x 4GB) Muskin Redline DDR3 1600 CAS 7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 Same
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 SAme
HD - $ 255 - Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $ 310 - Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $ 58 - Asus Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader $ 50 AeroCool FP-01 55 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Keyboard - $ 95 - Logitech G510 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Mouse - $ 60 - Logitech G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $ 140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $ 5,246

For something a bit more modest...

Case - $ 270 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $ 12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $ 150 - Corsair HX850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $ 210 - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU - $ 210 - Intel Core i7-2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - $ 83 - Thermalright Silver Arrow http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11676/cpu-tri-77/Ther...
TIM - $ 5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $ 49 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 (White) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 230 - Asus GTX 560 900Mhz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 230 - Asus GTX 560 900Mhz Same
HD - $ 150 - Spinpoint F3 1TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $ 209 - 120 GB Mushkin Chronos Deluxe http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $ 58 - Asus Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader - $ 50 - AeroCool FP-01 55 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor - $ 290 - ASUS VG236HE Black 23" 120 Hz Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Keyboard - $ 95 - Logitech G510 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Mouse - $ 60 - Logitech G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $ 140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $ 2,501
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January 1, 2012 6:33:58 PM

At this point, no reason to drop a bunch of money into lga 1366.
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January 2, 2012 8:55:49 PM

Best answer selected by manojpatel.
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January 2, 2012 9:07:21 PM

JackNaylorPE said:
That's a super workstation but for gaming, Id be building Sandy Bridge ...

The UltraSharp is a great IPS panel....dream of anyone into photo editing .... while it can double as a gaming monitor, a dedicated gaming machine gets no real benefit and small detriment from an IPS panel.

The GTX 590 is not a great performer. You can get the same performance at half the price. Two 560 Ti's (900Mhz) for $430 get 862 fps in Guru3D game test suite....the 590 gets just 19 more at 881 .... Two 580's get 953....three 580's get 1030 (all at 1920 x 1200)

If money is no object ..... :)  .... how bout sumthin that looks like this

http://www.nvidia.com/object/3d-vision-surround-technol...

Case - $ 290 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $ 12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $ 288 - Corsair AX1200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $ 470 - ASUS Rampage IV Extreme http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU - $ 600 - Intel Core i7-3930k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - $ 83 - Thermalright Silver Arrow http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11676/cpu-tri-77/Ther...
TIM - $ 5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $ 190 - (4 x 4GB) Muskin Redline DDR3 1600 CAS 7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 Same
GFX - $ 490 - EVGA 580 GTX 3072 SAme
HD - $ 255 - Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $ 310 - Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $ 58 - Asus Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader $ 50 AeroCool FP-01 55 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $ 290 ASUS VG236HE Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Keyboard - $ 95 - Logitech G510 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Mouse - $ 60 - Logitech G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $ 140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $ 5,246

For something a bit more modest...

Case - $ 270 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $ 12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $ 150 - Corsair HX850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $ 210 - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU - $ 210 - Intel Core i7-2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - $ 83 - Thermalright Silver Arrow http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11676/cpu-tri-77/Ther...
TIM - $ 5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $ 49 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair Vengeance DDR3-1600 (White) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 230 - Asus GTX 560 900Mhz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $ 230 - Asus GTX 560 900Mhz Same
HD - $ 150 - Spinpoint F3 1TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $ 209 - 120 GB Mushkin Chronos Deluxe http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $ 58 - Asus Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader - $ 50 - AeroCool FP-01 55 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor - $ 290 - ASUS VG236HE Black 23" 120 Hz Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Keyboard - $ 95 - Logitech G510 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Mouse - $ 60 - Logitech G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $ 140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $ 2,501










Is The sandy-bridge better for gaming? I am a dedicated gamer, so I just want the best for gaming. I am not a photo-shop guy. As for the case, what makes this case better for gaming? I thought cooling would be best. I saw that this case is one of the top cases for gaming, but I don't see why. And I will not be doing an SLI with the video cards, what would be a good performing single video card?
Thanks for the help!
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January 2, 2012 9:10:50 PM

Also, I am not looking for a blu-ray player, I rather have a separate blu-ray player for my TV. And for the RAM, is there a RAM with higher GB that will work with the motherboard?
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