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November 28, 2011 9:19:44 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Month or 2.

Budget Range: 2,000 + but trying to stay close to 2k as possible. but will go higher if its recommended.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Professional Studio Music Production. , Gaming (Diablo 3 max settings ),
web surfing / downloading.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard , Mouse , Monitor.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com , ETC

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Yes. Stable 4.0 to 4.5. aslong as its not hurting the hardware.

SLI or Crossfire: Yes/Maby ( looking in2 it for the feature unless i need it for max settings )

Monitor Resolution: 30in 1920x1200. thats the highest right ? ( movies n streaming on Sharp 70in LED HD TV )

Additional Comments: Music Production = recording to producing beats. Games Diablo 3 on max setting and maby something els new that might interest me.

Case : NZXT ZERO 2 Crafted Series CS-NT-ZERO-2 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower - 99.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6811146054
PSU : CORSAIR Professional Series HX1050 1050W - 219.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] zyf2pio2cw
Motherboard - ASUS Sabertooth X79 LGA 2011 - 339.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813131801
CPU : Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E 3.2GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 2011 130W Six-Core Desktop Processor - 599.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819116492
Cooler : CORSAIR H80 - 93.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] h5x9p1przs
RAM : G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) – 84.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820231429
SSD : Samsung 830 128GB - $209.99 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820147134
HDD : Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AALX 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive - 169.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6822136768
Optical : ?
GPU : Geforce GTX 580 – ( don’t know whats a good maker / model )
OS : Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit – OEM - 99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 8n0vzhodit

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a b B Homebuilt system
November 28, 2011 9:50:19 AM

There are better cases than that NZXT, within the same price range. (for the GFX, I recommend EVGA)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$99.99 Corsair Carbide Series 400R ($30 off with your PSU choice)

Optical: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$65 LITE-ON Black 12X BD-ROM (if you want to go the Blu-Ray route)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$16 SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner 22X (if you just want a DVD burner)
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November 28, 2011 7:55:20 PM

IH8U said:
There are better cases than that NZXT, within the same price range. (for the GFX, I recommend EVGA)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$99.99 Corsair Carbide Series 400R ($30 off with your PSU choice)

Optical: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$65 LITE-ON Black 12X BD-ROM (if you want to go the Blu-Ray route)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$16 SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner 22X (if you just want a DVD burner)


okay ty but is this a good set up? do i also have good memory / sdd / hdd and cpu cooler? or do i neeed 2 upgrade a little or checkout some other brand?
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a b B Homebuilt system
November 29, 2011 6:45:26 AM

Looks ok to me, however that H80 is a gimmick (as are most self enclosed "water cooling" loops). A decent HSF will net a lower temp (and fewer hassles), and usually runs a bit less. Unfortunately with the 2011 being a new socket, it will take a while for manufacturers to come up with a mounting solution. Noctua has one, and are generally very good coolers (very quiet too).

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14469/cpu-noc-22/Noct...
$90 Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 6-Heatpipe CPU Heat Sink With Dual Noctua Fans - Socket 2011 (same price, but I bet that this still runs 4-10c cooler)

(Frozen now ships globally btw)
Everything else looks good, aside from one minor change to your OS. Switch to Win 7 64bit Pro (especially if you ever want to use more RAM, when and if the prices drop on the 8GB sticks).
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November 30, 2011 11:43:01 PM

IH8U said:
Looks ok to me, however that H80 is a gimmick (as are most self enclosed "water cooling" loops). A decent HSF will net a lower temp (and fewer hassles), and usually runs a bit less. Unfortunately with the 2011 being a new socket, it will take a while for manufacturers to come up with a mounting solution. Noctua has one, and are generally very good coolers (very quiet too).

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14469/cpu-noc-22/Noct...
$90 Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 6-Heatpipe CPU Heat Sink With Dual Noctua Fans - Socket 2011 (same price, but I bet that this still runs 4-10c cooler)

(Frozen now ships globally btw)
Everything else looks good, aside from one minor change to your OS. Switch to Win 7 64bit Pro (especially if you ever want to use more RAM, when and if the prices drop on the 8GB sticks).


whats the diff between win 7? home/pro/profecinal or what even iknow ima b getting a 64bit but whats the diff in them 3?
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 1, 2011 7:30:52 AM

As far as I am aware of, Microsoft put a 16GB limit on win 7 home 64bit. A 192GB limit on Pro, and Ultimate is still higher (but useless, unless you want/need bitlocker, and there are better programs for free). Pro also has a few more options for programs (smoother with older games, from what I've seen).
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December 1, 2011 3:59:33 PM

IH8U said:
Looks ok to me, however that H80 is a gimmick (as are most self enclosed "water cooling" loops). A decent HSF will net a lower temp (and fewer hassles), and usually runs a bit less. Unfortunately with the 2011 being a new socket, it will take a while for manufacturers to come up with a mounting solution. Noctua has one, and are generally very good coolers (very quiet too).

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14469/cpu-noc-22/Noct...
$90 Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 6-Heatpipe CPU Heat Sink With Dual Noctua Fans - Socket 2011 (same price, but I bet that this still runs 4-10c cooler)

(Frozen now ships globally btw)
Everything else looks good, aside from one minor change to your OS. Switch to Win 7 64bit Pro (especially if you ever want to use more RAM, when and if the prices drop on the 8GB sticks).



for a gimmick it sure works pretty good for me.....my temps dont go past 45c @4.8 (and thats an H60(granted i use 2 zalman fans in push pull tho))
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