Need some Opinions Before I place my order

Here is what I have got so far, I know the PSU is high (Only to add more cards at a later date and need 900w for 3). I am asking for Opinions on the set up and maybe where I can trim some fat (ie. the Noise Reduction is it worth it? The Power supply gasket and fan mounts, etc)

EDIT 1**

After Reviewing prices / Benchmarks Decided to go with the i7 3930K (~ -500.00)

Case: * Coolermaster HAF-X Gaming Full Tower Case w/ 1x230mm Fan, 1x200mm Fans, 2xFront USB 3.0 Port [+30]

Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Maximum 120MM Color Case Cooling Fans for your selected case [+15] (Blue Color)

Noise Reduction Technology: Sound Absorbing Foam on Side, Top And Bottom panels [+29]

Power Supply Gasket [+5]

Anti-Vibration Fan Mounts [+9]

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Extreme Edition Six-Core 3.30 GHz 15MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011 (All Venom OC Certified) [+780]
Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel: Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3930K Six-Core 3.20 GHz 12MB Intel Smart Cache LGA2011 (All Venom OC Certified) [+306]

Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking

Cooling Fan: Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan

Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant

Motherboard: * (3-Way SLI Support) Gigabyte X79-UD3 Intel X79 Chipset Quad Channel DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ UEFI DualBIOS, Dolby Home Theater 7.1 Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III RAID, 4 Gen3 PCIe X16, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI

Memory: 8GB (2GBx4) DDR3/1600MHz Quad Channel Memory [-54] (ADATA Gaming Series with Heat Spreader [+10])

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (EVGA Superclocked [+13])

Power Supply Upgrade: 1,000 Watts - Standard Power Supply - SLI/CrossFireX Ready [+26]

Hard Drive: * 60 GB OCZ Agility 3 SATA III 6.0Gb/s SSD - 525MB/s Read & 475MB/s Write [+3] (Single Drive)

Data Hard Drive: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [+110] (Single Drive)

Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive [-40] (BLACK COLOR)


Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network

Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)


Total: 2744.00


New Total: 2270.00

Thanks in advance,
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  1. First off, change the RAM config to 4gb x 2 so you can expand easily to 16 gb later on.

    second, do not get a "standard power supply" from cyberpower. get a corsair 850w V2. thats enough to SLI later on.

    third, to trim fat. well its based on budget. i would ax the noise dampner and gasket. i doubt its a difference thats audible to the human ear. second i would add shipping foam. call it insurance against having to send the whole rig back and waiting for them to fix something...
    do you really need it to ship the next day? a custom built computer should be ordered a month in advance of when its needed. i know there are times when this isnt possible, but $110 to get it two weeks earlier??
    Did you use the SPRING0410 code to save 5%?

    For trimming perpuroses, tell us your optimal budget, what you want to do with this rig, and will you overclock or not?
  2. I would ask you whats your budget? And computer purpose? Is it gaming or work desktop? But ill assume its a gaming rig. In the mean time like major said i would not go with the dampner gasket since it wont do much of diffrence, specially when your not planning to overcloc. And if possible i would ax the next day shipping too ... and another question any preference in online store?
  3. You can always ax always the x79 mobo and i7 processor and go with a nice z68 and i5 cpu thats a nice trim of fat there and wont sacrifice much depending on whats for the build? :)
  4. You can get something like this for about $1971.09. Its a perfect build for Video Editing/Gaming whatever you throw at it it can do it. With possible space for upgrades. :D It can be costumize a little without changing all the components to fit your needs. Let me know what you think or need

    CPU-Intel Core i7-3820 Sandy Bridge-E 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 2011 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ($309.99)
    MOBO-ASUS Sabertooth X79 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard ($329.99)
    GPU-EVGA 02G-P4-2680-KR GeForce GTX 680 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card ($499.99)
    Memory (RAM)-CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML16GX3M4A1600C9 ($96.99)
    HD-Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 2TB 5900 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ($119.99)
    SSD-Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC ($159.99)
    Drive- LG Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 10X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA 12X Super Multi Blue with 3D Playback & M-DISC Support WH12LS39 LightScribe ($79.99)
    CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler ($84.99)
    Case-Corsair Carbide Series 500R White Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ($139.99)
  5. Yes the above post is correct never ever get the standard PSU or the cyberpower branded one usually these are extremgear supplys that are not even good for a door stop.
    Go with the corsair or cooler master. Also rush ready to ship next day usually also means no testing.....
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