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~$2600 gaming/video editing X79 build

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November 20, 2011 10:21:59 AM

I already have 3 newer LCDs for video.
I will be overclocking 10-20% and will be using liquid cooling.


case: Corsair Obsidian Series 650D Mid-Tower Gaming Case $180
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD: LG 12X Blu-Ray Player & DVDRW Combo Drive $50
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOTHERBOARD: GIGABYTE G1.ASSASSIN2 LGA 2011 Intel X79 $400
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3930K 3.20 GHz 12MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011 $600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

VIDEO: 2X EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 570 1280MB $360ea $720
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: 120GB Corsair Force Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD2: Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB 64MB Cache $200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MEMORY: CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

POWERSUPPLY: COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Gold Series 1200W $240
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Total: $2650


Uses: Gaming and video editing
The power supply is overkill but I found a deal to get it for the same price as the 1000W version.

I am not concerned about making the system cost less.
Is there anything that looks out of place here or just plain wrong?

Thank you for your time.
November 20, 2011 10:26:25 AM

Thats a pretty expensive motherboard are you sure you need that?

Also the HDD is a green type which means its slower than the average HDD go with a Seagate Barracuda or Samsung Spinpoint F3 @ 7200 RPM

Most perfer the Crucial M4 SSD as well it has been one of the most reliable SSDs out there
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November 20, 2011 10:31:26 AM

I would change the power supply to get a better quality one such as Corsair HX 1050W Silver
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Professional-Certified-10...

or OCZ ZX 1250W Gold
http://www.amazon.com/OCZ-Fully-Modular-80PLUS-Performa...
s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1321792108&sr=1-1

The OCZ ZX series has great reviews from various professional PSU review sites such as jonnyguru and others. According to jonnyguru, the quality is comparable to Seasonic X series and Corsair AX series which are the best in its class.
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=...
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