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March 30, 2012 6:49:02 AM

Assalamulaikum....
Brothers i want your help for building my New Gaming System, i buy some components for my CPU:

Motherboard: evga x79 SLI motherboard
Graphics Card: evga gtx 580 1536
Power Suply: 850 Watt

but i have not buy some components :

Processor:.????

SSD Hard Disk:.????

Ram:.?????

Casing:.?????


Now i request you all to help me to buy the best One processor in core i7 for my sli x79 motherboard and the above mentioned components for my Gaming machine.
Thanks..




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March 30, 2012 6:52:03 AM

I would go this route:

i5-2500k
Asus p8z68-v pro
128GB Corsair Force GT Sata III SSD
8gb Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz ddr3
Cooler Master Storm Trooper
Custom Watercooling
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March 30, 2012 8:17:31 AM

Have you already bought the motherboard and graphics card?

If so I'd go for the i7-3820 for gaming.
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March 30, 2012 8:18:40 AM

a alikum wa salam

+1 on amuffin.... for gaming the i7 is not worth the extra money
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March 30, 2012 10:42:06 AM

+2 for amuffin on the CPU
As for the case I personally love the Nxzt 810 Switch. Plenty of room, fantastic cable management, and great for air or water cooling.
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March 30, 2012 12:08:04 PM

This is what I would go for:

Motherboard : I would suggest reconsider and get yourself a Z68 as amuffin suggested.
Graphic Card : Chosen
Power Supply : Chosen

Processor : if you want to reconsider Z68 then i7-2600K (the i5 2500k is a brilliant processor, but the difference between the two is quite a bit, out of the box or overclocked)
http://www.amazon.com/Intel-BX80623I72600K-Core-i7-2600...

if you want to stick to X79, here you choose: http://ark.intel.com/products/family/59135

SSD : Crucial M4 - Sata III, no hassle setup and brilliant speeds at a great price. My current rig has 2 of these and I am very impressed.
http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-2-5-Inch-Solid-State-CT12...

Hard Drive : Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III
http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Caviar-Internal-D...

RAM : In order of preference - Corsair Dominator/Corsair Vengeance/GSkill RipJaws DDR3 depending on what your mother board supports in terms of speed (1333/1600mhz etc.). I am sure you know, but no harm mentioning - whatever size you go for ex. 8 or 16gb, break it in 2 sticks; i.e. instead of using 1 stick of 8gb or 1 stick of 16gb use 2 sticks of 4gb each in case of 8gb ram in total or 2 sticks of 8 gb each in case of 16gb ram in total.

Casing : Now this is a matter of personal preference. You like jazzy/simple/functional/Size. I personally love Corsair Carbide 400R (there is a newer version 500R now but I haven't seen it). The 400R is a spacious mid tower, very well ventilated, SUPER QUIET, great cable management options and has 2 USB 3.0 ports in front with backward compatibility with 2.0 and it looks very nice (I love simple and functional). If you want

(** Amazon links are just provided to give you an idea of the price and the exact model I am talking about.)
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April 2, 2012 10:44:46 AM

Thanks All.....for giving me time..........Thanks again....
Special Thanks for metallicmaggot...
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