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Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better)) Slowly buying the pieces over time.

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates) around 1,900 max

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) Gaming, 3D modeling, Photoshop, Watching movies.

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using** Keyboard, Mouse, OS, Speakers, Case, Optical Drive, RAM.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing) newegg

Country: (e.g.: India) we need to know where these parts are being assembled) U.S

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to use an AMD CPU & Biostar mobo with a 24" LCD and full tower case) None

Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe) Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe) In the future when I'm outdated

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200) 1920x1080 with 3 monitors.

Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of bling, I would like a quiet PC)

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Alright, so i assembled a wishlist of things i need, and i already bought the case (HAF 932) here it is: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=18885505

And i have 4x2gb's of SUPERTALENT ram from a previous build, is that good?

The two monitors on there are two more of the one i already have, I decided just to get two more of my current and hope the bezel won't be too distracting, never used more than 1 monitor before : P

I didn't list a CPU, I was hoping someone to refer a good IB that fits my needs.


Just want someone to give it an overview, I want high speed and quality, any changes are welcome
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  1. That RAM will be fine as long as it's low voltage RAM as in 1.5v or even less. The old school 1.64v RAM though plays havoc with the controllers on these 1155 boards. If you can wait a few weeks here's some components for you to check out.

    Ivy Bridge cpu's are due out April 29th.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/5626/ivy-bridge-preview-core-i7-3770k/9 <---- Ivy Bridge cpu review with benchmarks




    This XFX psu down below is manufactured by Seasonic as are all XFX psu's and the mid and upper tier Corsair psu's.

    http://www.amazon.com/XFX-ATX-850-Power-Supply/dp/B0050751YS/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1332866828&sr=1-1 $122.75 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    XFX PRO850W XXX Edition Semi-Modular 80 Plus Silver Certified 850 Watt Active PFC Power Supply

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293 $139.99
    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://pcper.com/news/Processors/Intel-Ivy-Bridge-Processors-Launch-March-23-2012 $225
    Intel i5-3750K Ivy Bridge CPU 3.4Ghz

    or...

    http://pcper.com/news/Processors/Intel-Ivy-Bridge-Processors-Launch-March-23-2012 $332
    Intel i7-3770K Ivy Bridge CPU 3.5Ghz

    http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-212-RR-212E-20PK-R2/dp/B005O65JXI/ref=pd_cp_e_0 $34.29 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler (RR-212E-20PK-R2)

    http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-ST2000DM001-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Internal/dp/B005T3GRN2/ref=sr_1_2?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1334116153&sr=1-2 $119.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Seagate ST2000DM001 Barracuda 7200RPM 2 TB SATA 6 GB/s NCQ 64 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226236 $124.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231558 $114.99 FREE SHIPPING
    G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C10D-16GAO


    http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Extreme4 <----- a better look at that board
  2. Quote:
    And i have 4x2gb's of SUPERTALENT ram from a previous build, is that good?


    Check the voltage before you use it - as long as it's 1.5V with a speed of 1333MHz or better you're good.

    Quote:
    I didn't list a CPU, I was hoping someone to refer a good IB that fits my needs.


    The i5-3770K will be the 2500K's replacement - so get that. It will be around the same price.

    Quote:
    Just want someone to give it an overview, I want high speed and quality, any changes are welcome


    Looks good - nothing I would change.
  3. Nice build.
    The IB processor you want is the i5-3570k. EDIT: g-unit1111 seems to have made a small typo ;)

    Can you please list the exact model of the SUPERTALENT RAM you have?
    Ideally, for an IB (same as current SB), it's dual channel DDR3 1600MHz with max 1.65v (ideally 1.5, but your processor warranty is voided by overclocking anyways and 1.65v RAM is stable).
  4. quicksand10 said:
    Nice build.
    The IB processor you want is the i5-3570k. EDIT: g-unit1111 seems to have made a small typo ;)

    Can you please list the exact model of the SUPERTALENT RAM you have?
    Ideally, for an IB (same as current SB), it's dual channel DDR3 1600MHz with max 1.65v (ideally 1.5, but your processor warranty is voided by overclocking anyways and 1.65v RAM is stable).


    I thought the 3770K was the right model - too many choices. :lol:

    But for the RAM - I wouldn't go higher than 1.6V - I've used 1.6V on my SB build but I've never gone higher than that and I wouldn't test it.
  5. Yeah, its 1.5v 1333 :P
  6. rocketracer said:
    Yeah, its 1.5v 1333 :P


    Then you should be good. I'm not familiar with that brand of RAM - I don't think it's available in the US.
  7. g-unit1111 said:
    Then you should be good. I'm not familiar with that brand of RAM - I don't think it's available in the US.


    Piqued my curiosity as well.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Talent_Technology :lol:

    Turns out they're manufactured in California.
    You learn something new every day! :)
  8. quicksand10 said:
    Piqued my curiosity as well.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Talent_Technology :lol:

    Turns out they're manufactured in California.
    You learn something new every day! :)


    Interesting - manufactured in California but not available in the US? I wonder why that is?
  9. quicksand10 said:
    Piqued my curiosity as well.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Talent_Technology :lol:

    Turns out they're manufactured in California.
    You learn something new every day! :)

    Super Talent is equivalent to Wintec. It was big on ewiz, now known as superbiiz.


    http://www.superbiiz.com/query.php?categry=675&name=DDR3-SDRAM-DIMM-240-Pins&brand=SUPER+TALENT <----- Super Talent
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