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If money wasn't an issue, What would be your Dream PC?

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October 18, 2011 9:20:18 AM

as the title of the thread says

What parts would your Dream PC consist of?

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October 18, 2011 9:32:18 AM

my would be an intel core i7 2600k sandybridge e
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October 18, 2011 9:33:17 AM

admir00 said:
as the title of the thread says

What parts would your Dream PC consist of?




yeah good question
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October 18, 2011 10:21:32 AM

imaginary amd performance pc @ u.s. $1000
cpu
amd llano type 8 core 3.5 ghz, 4.2 ghz turbo with ample amount of cache + 7xxx class igpu built on 22 nm fab
mobo
amd fch supporting pcie 3.0 with 64 lanes capable of x16*4
8 sata iii and 4 sata iv ports
14 thunderbolt 2.0 (fiber optic cable) ports, daisy-chaining capable
gpu, hdd, addon cards hot swappable, uefi display header, thunderbolt header
atx form factor
ram
256 gb qdr/ddr4/xdr ram on 4 slots
hdd
2x 10 tb hdd
2x 1tb ssd with 128 gbps+ bandwidth
gfx
amd radeon xd 9850 90w tdp 1024bit 4 gb xdr3 ram
psu
750 watt platinum, modular, slim cables
cooler
2x fans with push-pull + tower cooler keeping the 100w tdp apu under 35c @ 20 db
case
thermaltake level x mid tower with touch-enabled, uefi capable mini display in the front (substitues the main display if it's not connected),
3 thunderbolt port, card reader, 8 case fans (25 db) - 1 bottom , 3 front , 1 side for intake, 1 back, 1 back for gfx, 2 top for exhaust, toolless access and handling.
aluminium heat dissipating structure.
mechanical keyboard with function keys and numpad in the bottm-middle, alphabetic keys on the side, slightly v-shaped, top touch screen status display(substitutes os and browser bars)
display
300 hz refresh rate 8k 22" hyper-ips with .01 ms overall response time. no 3d or similar tech.
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October 18, 2011 10:33:57 AM

imaginary intel pc
6 ghz(minor oc on air) 12 core @ 14nm with contemporary but anemic igp, configurable tdp @ 1w increment
slim tower cooler
gigabyte atx mobo with 8 thunderbolt 2.0 ports, 4 ram slots, 64 pcie 3.0 lanes, touch uefi header, passively cooled components.
256 gb ram on 4 slots
radeon xd 9870 or nvidia super gt 1xxx hti, 4 gb ram
hdd, psu, case, display(3x samsung) from amd imaginary pc.
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October 18, 2011 10:43:06 AM

wow some of these are nice imaginary builds!
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Anonymous
October 18, 2011 11:12:42 AM

Simple really.

980x
x58 board Probably Asus Sabertooth
2x 6990
16GB ddr3
2 x 512gb crucial m4 ssd raid 0 (Yes Sandforce is faster but M4 has far less problems right now)
3 x 2TB WD Black in Raid 5
Custom Built case and water-cooling setup
6 x 30" Dell Screens for Eyefinity x6
Lashings of good peripherals.
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October 18, 2011 11:26:20 AM

I might go with the above :F
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October 18, 2011 12:03:58 PM

Guys, please try to list your so called 'Imaginary' PC's, based on the hardware which is available in the market.
Mine would be:
Intel Core i7 2600 Sandy bridge
MSI Big Bang Motherboard (which has 6 PCI-e slots)
Nvidia GTX 590 (6 way SLI)
Corsair 32GB DDR3 2000MHZ RAM
Minimum 12TB WD/Seagate Internal HDD
Sony Blu-Ray Writer
3 X 24" Dell Monitors (Each of 1920 X 1200) supporting Stereoscopic 3D
Nvidia Nvision KIT.
Awesome..!!
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October 18, 2011 12:14:24 PM

FX-4100
ASUS Crosshair V Formula 990FX
12 crucial m4 32gb in Raid 0
Kubentu Linux
floppy drive to install OS
4x CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942
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October 18, 2011 12:21:49 PM

Quote:
6 way sli 590s?

so are we just making up things now?

I want to Crossfire 500x 7xxx series radeons :3


That was just a wicked dream..!!
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October 18, 2011 12:22:52 PM

Quote:
6 way sli 590s?

so are we just making up things now?

I want to Crossfire 500x 7xxx series radeons :3


Because that board has literally 6 PCI-e slots..!
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October 18, 2011 12:47:14 PM

If money wasn't an issue I'd have something built by Murderbox
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October 18, 2011 1:54:10 PM

4x Xeon E7-8870 @ 2.4GHz 10C/20T
Supermicro X8QBE-F
512GB ECC DDR3 1333
1x HD6990
1x GTX 580 for physx
Crucial M4 512GB as boot or OCZ revo drive
Seagate Cheetah 15K SAS for storage
1200w PSU
Blu ray writer
A case that will fit that sucker all in
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October 18, 2011 2:26:04 PM

Anonymous said:
Simple really.

980x
x58 board Probably Asus Sabertooth
2x 6990
16GB ddr3
2 x 512gb crucial m4 ssd raid 0 (Yes Sandforce is faster but M4 has far less problems right now)
3 x 2TB WD Black in Raid 5
Custom Built case and water-cooling setup
6 x 30" Dell Screens for Eyefinity x6
Lashings of good peripherals.


I would also think of something in this line although one thing. I would then also buy 6 real HD projectors to check if they work as good as monitors.

Projector = Bigger and border-less display.
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October 18, 2011 2:57:36 PM

See my signature or specs, does everything I need to do with a PC quite nicely and quickly. So as far as my needs, its absolutely perfect as is.
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October 18, 2011 3:09:11 PM

Intel i7 980x EXTREME cpu clocked at 4.05ghz
Cooler Master Half-X and the case has been modified
Asus P6X58-E WS
24gb Corsair Dominator ram 9-9-9-24
Antec High Current Pro 1200w
3X Evga GTX 580 3gb Hydro Copper 2 video cards
LG Blue Ray
Pioneer dvd r/rw
OCZ RevoDrive 240gb 740 read/720 write
Corsair Force GT 180gb sata3 550 read/ 520 write
Western Digital Velociraptor 600gb sata3
LG 27" Monitor
Bose Companion 5 speaker system
Razer Nostromo speed pad
Razer Imperiator mouse
Impecca bamboo keyboard
Custom 2 loop water cooling setup
Kryos "Silver Edition" cpu block
Bitspower ram block
2 resevoirs
2 pumps
2 radiators
7 Feser twiberk low rpm fans
Antec 1200w power supply for the water cooling system and all the fans
various length of 1/2" ID tubing and fittings

The title of the thread being Dream system , sometimes people do get to have what they dream about and this system I just listed is sitting on my desk.

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October 18, 2011 3:55:13 PM

nice system
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October 18, 2011 4:56:23 PM

None! I'd be on the bahama's forever witl loads of naked girls and...well you know the rest
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October 18, 2011 4:58:07 PM

If money wasn't an issue:

My dream PC would be a cheap notebook inside my newly purchased Porsche 911 GT2.
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October 18, 2011 5:15:44 PM

I'd get myself a CBR 1000RR Fireblade with that kinda money, thanks for asking.
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October 18, 2011 5:17:57 PM

de5_Roy said:
imaginary intel pc
6 ghz(minor oc on air) 12 core @ 14nm with contemporary but anemic igp, configurable tdp @ 1w increment
slim tower cooler
gigabyte atx mobo with 8 thunderbolt 2.0 ports, 4 ram slots, 64 pcie 3.0 lanes, touch uefi header, passively cooled components.
256 gb ram on 4 slots
radeon xd 9870 or nvidia super gt 1xxx hti, 4 gb ram
hdd, psu, case, display(3x samsung) from amd imaginary pc.


4 gb ram???disappointing 16gb 3333 ram for me
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October 18, 2011 5:25:01 PM

Harith Aslam said:
4 gb ram???disappointing 16gb 3333 ram for me
It's 4GB GPU RAM- He's gonna get 256GB of those pesky little modules in there somehow :bounce: 

EDIT- Do they make 64 GB sticks, btw? If so, then how do they even look? I don't even wanna Google 'coz I'm kinda scared at this point :lol: 
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October 18, 2011 5:48:03 PM

Part list permalink: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1PMD
Part price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1PMD/by_merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7 Extreme i7-990X 3.47Ghz 6-Core Processor ($989.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-OC ATX LGA1366 Motherboard ($258.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 24GB (6 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Hard Drive: Crucial M4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($699.95 @ Amazon)
Hard Drive: Crucial M4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($699.95 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6990 4GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6990 4GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6990 4GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6990 4GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($689.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 600T White Graphite ATX Mid Tower Case ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Silverstone 1500W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($358.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On IHBS112-04 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: HP ZR22w 21.5" Monitor ($227.95 @ Office Depot)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($42.77 @ Amazon)
Mouse: Razer Abyssus Mirror Special Edition Wired Optical Mouse ($34.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $6670.97

bose surround sound
liquid cooling
led strips on everything
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October 18, 2011 6:03:18 PM

What 'bout a multi-CPU solution? With dual Xeon or quad 8-Core/12-Core Opteron 6100 CPU's :bounce:  :bounce:  :bounce: 
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October 18, 2011 6:09:01 PM

a little more real (dream) pc:
cpu - core i7 2600 (non k)
cooler - cooler master hyper 212 or thermaltake jing or intel's tower cooler.
mobo - gigabyte z68 ud3 or ud4 (the one with a displayport. graphics port is a must), atx
ram - 16 gb ddr3 1600 (will later upgrade to 32 gb ddr3 1866)
storage - 2x 2 tb samsung/ hitachi (later add 120 and 256 gb intel ssd)
gfx - igp (get a raedon 7850 or a similarly configured nvidia 6xx, whichever is the most power-performance efficient)
case - thermaltake armor/chaser
8 cooling fans, 2 cpu cooling fans, lcd fan controller, card reader, lite-on bd-r drive
display - 2x 22" samsung 120 hz monitor, led- backlit ips if possible.
psu - a 750w 80+ gold modular.
may be a noise cancelling headphone too.
this one i might be able to buy :) 
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October 18, 2011 6:45:49 PM

Ah, if money wasn't an option.....
An Asus Maximus IV Extreme Z68 motherboard
32GB RAM
Corsiar 800D Case
Silverstone 1500w PSU
4x GTX580's in SLI
3x Monitors (or whatever the max #of displays is for nVidia cards)
An Ivy Bridge i7 overclocked
...and all of that cooled with a custom watercooling loop :D 
Oh yeah, and 2x 120/128GB boot SSD's in RAID 0 with a 1TB WD Caviar Black for storage
And finally, an amazing speaker system and a quality headset.
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October 18, 2011 6:51:49 PM

If money were no object, I present to you the system I would get. Behold the liquid cooled, 32GB, 10 TB, 10 monitor 3-D Eyefiniti Wonder!!

Case: Corsair Carbide 500R - $139.99 (custom painted)
PSU: Silverstone ST1500 - $359.99
Motherboard: Gigabyte G1 Sniper - $359.99
CPU: 3.40GHz Intel Core i7-2600K - $349.99
Cooler: Corsair H100 - $109.99
RAM: 32GB ADATA XPG Gaming Series PC 1600MHz (4 x 8GB) - $799.99 ($399.99 each)
SSD: 2 x 256GB Crucial M4 - $389.99 each ($765.98 total)
HD: 3 x 3TB Western Digital Caviar Green - $179.99 each ($464 total)
Video Card: 2 x Sapphire Radeon HD 6990 4GB - $1378.99 ($689.99 each but will substitute for 7970 when available)
Optical: Plextor B950 - $159.99
Keyboard: Razer Black Mechanical USB - $129.99
Mouse: Logitech G500
Monitor: 10 x Samsung S23A750D full HD 23" 1080p 3-D LED Display - $4,499 ($449 each)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit - $189.99

Total: $10,548
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October 18, 2011 6:56:09 PM

Murderbox >_0
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October 18, 2011 6:57:37 PM

Unless we could count a house built like Bill Gates' house ;) 
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October 18, 2011 6:59:22 PM

g-unit1111 said:
If money were no object, I present to you the system I would get. Behold the liquid cooled, 32GB, 10 monitor 3-D Eyefiniti Wonder!!

Case: Corsair Carbide 500R - $139.99 (custom painted)
I'm not getting the 139 dollar case in a 10K build :p 

Shouldn't you get something appropriately ridiculous like that weird robotic transformer style Thermaltake case or something? :pt1cable:  :pt1cable:  :pt1cable: 
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October 18, 2011 7:23:55 PM

caselabs.net
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October 18, 2011 7:48:55 PM

^Those things look like my great granny's storage lockers :ouch:  :bounce:  :ouch: 
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Anonymous
October 18, 2011 7:52:46 PM

Desktop with 2x 1.6tb OCZ ssds! :D 
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October 18, 2011 7:59:07 PM

nice builds so far lol
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October 18, 2011 8:10:40 PM

calguyhunk said:
I'm not getting the 139 dollar case in a 10K build :p 

Shouldn't you get something appropriately ridiculous like that weird robotic transformer style Thermaltake case or something? :pt1cable:  :pt1cable:  :pt1cable: 


I'd go with the Cooler Master Cosmos II from the Maximum PC setup but it isn't available yet so I have to substitute for the time being.

On second thought I like that Thermaltake case - it's ridiculous and costly at the same time, it's perfect for this build. :lol: 

cmadrid said:
caselabs.net


If I were going to do some crazy custom water cooling setup or a build based on the EVGA Classified SR-2, that might be an option but just using an H100 I don't think a case that large is really that necessary.
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October 18, 2011 8:18:53 PM

This is the PC I'll build if I needed one this month :) 

CPU: $330(?) Intel Core i7-2700K (Upcoming)

Motherboard: $200 ASUS P8Z68-V PRO

RAM: $100 CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB

GPU: 2X $480 EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 580

HDD: 2X$ 60 SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB

SSD: $205 Intel 320 Series 2.5" 120GB

ODD: $70 LG Black SATA Blue Ray burner Super Multi with LightScribe Support - OEM

PSU: $280 CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX1200

Case: $162 Corsair Obsidian 650D

LCU: $120 CORSAIR H100 Liquid CPU Cooler

Comes to $2547+ Shipping.
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October 18, 2011 8:44:33 PM

I realize it loses, sometimes by huge margins, to any of the actual possible builds some of you have mentioned, but for my current needs, I don't know that I could improve much on what I have now. If I were upgrading it though, I'd probably get a larger SSD, and possibly a single HD6950 or Crossfired HD6870s, with the 650W version of the Seasonic X-line; unlike their nVidia counterparts, ATi GPUs can be used for bitcoin mining when not gaming.
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October 18, 2011 8:52:44 PM

Onus said:
unlike their nVidia counterparts, ATi GPUs can be used for bitcoin mining when not gaming.
And why would you wanna do that anymore? :non: 

BTW, is silk road still up? :p 
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October 18, 2011 8:59:41 PM

i7-2600k
2xgtx 580
8 GB of ram 1600 MHz
wont get an ssd i see no point of buying ssd
and save the rest for buying PCs for the rest of my lifetime
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October 18, 2011 9:07:42 PM

calguyhunk said:
I'm not getting the 139 dollar case in a 10K build :p 

Shouldn't you get something appropriately ridiculous like that weird robotic transformer style Thermaltake case or something? :pt1cable:  :pt1cable:  :pt1cable: 


Better idea - keep the Corsair Carbide, have it nickel-plated! :ouch: 

http://www.computer-choppers.com/
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October 18, 2011 9:15:59 PM

no point in buying a SSD? lol..
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October 18, 2011 9:40:05 PM

tsk tsk, when you dream, dream big...

if money was not object, i would have that computer someplace away (basement etc.) and monitor would actually be device to project high def image directly into my retina. IR camera to pick hand motions as input or better, read my mind directly. and the darn thing would need t ohave hell of a processingpower, at least 3-4 orders of magnitude faster than Shops Computer on Starship Enterprise.

I7 may be fastest of the general CPUs but it is looooong way of even being stone age when compared to my dream pc.
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October 18, 2011 9:47:26 PM

ik242 said:
tsk tsk, when you dream, dream big...

if money was not object, i would have that computer someplace away (basement etc.) and monitor would actually be device to project high def image directly into my retina. IR camera to pick hand motions as input or better, read my mind directly. and the darn thing would need t ohave hell of a processingpower, at least 3-4 orders of magnitude faster than Shops Computer on Starship Enterprise.

I7 may be fastest of the general CPUs but it is looooong way of even being stone age when compared to my dream pc.


Two things I see with that:

1. Wouldn't injecting the technology directly into your eye be quite painful at first?

2. Does this sort of thing even exist yet?
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October 18, 2011 9:50:30 PM

g-unit1111 said:
Two things I see with that:

1. Wouldn't injecting the technology directly into your eye be quite painful at first?

2. Does this sort of thing even exist yet?


... the point is it doesn't.
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October 18, 2011 9:54:07 PM

Something with a couple OCZ velodrives, flag ship LGA 2011 CPU, flag-ship radeon hd 7xxx series on quad cfx or its nvidia counterpart, x79 quad sli support mobo, 48 GB with the fastest clock speed and the lowest timings, like a 1500W PSU or more, most expensive sound card, everything mounted on a fully customized case with customized LCS. Tons of monitors and peripherals of course. And the pc would be kept in a completely ambient controlled room in a completely ambient controlled mega-mansion in a completely ambient controlled space station. But I am here...working for $250 a month *SIGH*
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