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Gaming PC Setup

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April 2, 2012 8:35:53 PM

What do you guys think about this gaming setup? I want to build my own gaming pc but I want others opinions on the components I selected? Is it good, recommendations, etc.

Motherboard- MSI Big Bang-XPower II LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 XL ATX Intel Motherboard

CPU- Intel Core i7-3930K Sandy Bridge-E 3.2GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 2011 130W Six-Core Desktop Processor

Graphics Cards- 2 MSI N680GTX

Memory- Corsair Vengeance 8GB(2x4GB)

Hardrives- Crucial M4 128GB SSD
500GB Western Digital VelociRaptor 10,000 RPM

Power Supply- XFX ProSeries P1-1000Watt (platinum 80 certified)

Drive- SAMSUNG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA

Computer Case- Cooler Master HAF X Blue Edition (Full Tower)

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April 2, 2012 9:57:45 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Forum Feedback to section Systems by Area51reopened
April 2, 2012 10:50:45 PM

Fill this out so we can help you more- http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic...

First thoughts on build-

-The MSI Big Bang is overkill and overpriced.
-You need quad channel ram for X79 motherboards.
-10k hdd's are overpriced and not worth it. Just get a larger ssd and a slower rpm storage drive.
-1000w psu is overkill for 2 680's. A 850w PSU will run them with no problems.
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April 3, 2012 5:38:09 AM

Im looking at dropping a good amount of money so the money is not an issue. But what kind of memory do you suggest for this motherboard? I want fast and quality; price isnt really the issue just want a quality build around this motherboard.
April 3, 2012 11:15:18 PM

Do you have a resolution that you want to play at? Do you know what Nvidia Surround is? If so are you interested in it?
And can you fill out the link I pasted above. It really helps me to help you.
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