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What do you rate this rig? $1700

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April 10, 2012 1:48:31 AM

Motherboard: EVGA Z77 FTW flagship LGA 1155 -Not released yet .
$330
CPU: IVY Bridge I7 3770k -Not released yet
$330
Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper full ATX Case
$159
Graphics Card:EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1573-KR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit
$289 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU:CORSAIR Professional Series HX850 (CMPSU-850HX) 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
$169 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hard Drive:Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
$139 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Ram:G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
$46 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Keyboard:Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard
$44 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Mouse:RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired 3500 dpi Mouse
$34 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Liquid Cooling:CORSAIR H100 (CWCH100) Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
$99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Push-Pull effect on H100- COOLER MASTER R4-L2R-20AC-GP 120mm Blue LED Case Fan
$31.96 Total of 4 fans http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Ram Cooler:Kingston HyperX KHX-FAN-B Fans
$23 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Wifi Dongle:EDIMAX EW-7811Un Wireless Nano Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Up to 150Mbps Data Rates
$11 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total Cost: $1700 with shipping.

Going to overclock this IVY Brige to 6.0 GHZ. I will be buying these items after summer, because I know that motherboard and CPU will be sold out in no time. IVY bridge comes out April 29th. What do you rate this rig? :D 

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April 10, 2012 1:49:38 AM

This will be for gaming, steam, sony vegas. Sorry forgot to mention that.
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April 10, 2012 2:07:06 AM

I dont like the bulky CPU coolers. I have an H100 cooler in my rig right now and it gets to 30c on load. That motherboard only supports 2 graphics cards? 850 watt is same price as the 750 watt.
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April 10, 2012 2:13:06 AM

Allright, it's your choice.

But on the motherboard, there are 3 slots, but you really do not need more than 2 way SLI. Why? 2x 680's will smash almost everything, after the second card, the diminishing marginal returns are astronomical.

Really, in the end, it's YOUR system, so you can put whatever components you want in it.
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April 10, 2012 2:21:27 AM

What is the highest the I5 3570k can overclock to before it is unstable? I heard the 3770k can get pass 6ghz with good cooling.
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April 10, 2012 2:37:35 AM

Eh... Ivy Bridge won't overclock much better than Sandy did. At least that's what I've heard. Therefore, the 3570k should get 5ghz with good cooling, and the 3770k can probably get 5.2.
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