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2500$ Computer build!

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June 18, 2012 5:21:56 PM

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF XM
CPU: intel i7 3770k or i7 2700k
GPU: ASUS GEFORCE GTX 670 DCUII TOP- 2 GO sli
Power Supply: COOLER MASTER SILENT PRO GOLD - 800W
Hard Drive: 2x WD CAVIAR BLACK SATA III 6 GB/S - 1 TO - 64 MO (for Raid0 mod) + FORCE SERIES GT - 120 GO
RAM: PC G.SKILL KIT EXTREME3 2 X 4 GO PC15000 SNIPER CAS 9 1866 Mhz
Mothe Board: asrock z77 extreme 6 + buy Wifi
Fan CPU: Kuhler H20 620 +1fan
Monitor: ?

my budget is 2300$-2500$ (the less the better),and the PC is for gaming and editing gameplay! :bounce: 

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June 18, 2012 5:34:55 PM

1; get i7 3770k
2:get seagate drives as they are cheaper for the same performance
3: get a ssd like a vertex 4, crucial m4, or mushkin chronos deluxe
4:if you are looking for a gold power supply, get a AX750w or a seasonic x760w power supply. the seasonic one is better
5:get a low profile set of ram like mushkin blackline or gskill ares. they must be low profile to fit under a heatsink
6:just get a extreme4 or a gigabyte z77x-ud5h mobo. the gigabyte has more features and the extreme4 has all the necessary features included
7:closed-loop sucks unless it is double-thick rad or dual rad like h100. get a good heatsink like the hyper 212 evo, thermalright silver arrow or noctua nh-d14

any monitor with 1080p, 2ms response is good for gaming. 120hz is a bonus
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June 18, 2012 5:59:19 PM

pk Seasonic 760 W , the COOLER MASTER SILENT PRO GOLD - 800W is also great?
the extreme 6 is more powerfull than extreme 4? the gigabite is 40$ more!
the Nh-D14 is too big!!
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June 18, 2012 6:25:12 PM

Hi Suprem0,

Are you planning to OC your processor? If so investing in a good HS/F is crucial. I personally think the noctua is also very large, but does its job extremely well.

If you're not looking to OC then just use the HS/F that comes with the processor.

Here's a suggestion for a monitor. I use 3 of these right now and absolutely love them.

ASUS VS Series VS238H-P Black 23" 2ms HDMI LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 50,000,000:1 - $169.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

As for the PSU. If you're going to do SLI GTX 670 get the Seasonic 760W power supply. 800W is overkill for that GPU, and Seasonic makes arguably the best PSU's.


Happy Building,

Shinseina
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June 18, 2012 6:25:45 PM

Alors?
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June 18, 2012 6:28:57 PM

both ax750 and x750 are made by seasonic,i would suggest corsair TX750 V2.
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June 18, 2012 6:35:17 PM

Suprem0 said:
pk Seasonic 760 W , the COOLER MASTER SILENT PRO GOLD - 800W is also great?
the extreme 6 is more powerfull than extreme 4? the gigabite is 40$ more!
the Nh-D14 is too big!!


theres virtually no difference between the extrme4 and 6. the gigabyte will be better since it has dual nics.

seasonic is much better. the only reason the x760w is better than the ax750w is because it has a better fan and hybrid fan technology
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June 18, 2012 6:39:50 PM

what's the use of hybrid fan when the fan on ax750 is almost dead silent?
http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=...
Quote:
The Good:

80 Plus Gold efficiency.
Quiet operation, even when at full load.
Fully modular cabling.
Good voltage regulation
Great ripple suppression excluding the +5VSB oddity we seen in
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June 18, 2012 6:53:33 PM

hybrid fan makes no noise until 35-40% load which translates into 262.5-300w of power draw. then the fan starts spinning slowly. judging by how effiicent a i5 and a 670 is, the only way you can get the psu spinning is when you start gaming
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June 18, 2012 6:55:21 PM

plus, they are both made by seasonic so why not get it directly from them
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June 18, 2012 7:03:21 PM

i want my Pc for Gaming and little editing, should i get i7 or i5?
cuz i heard there will be a shuttering if i have gtx 670 sli+ i7!
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June 18, 2012 7:04:54 PM

Cuz they are more expensive and there are same solutions from other companies.
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June 18, 2012 7:07:11 PM

didn't understand! :( 
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June 18, 2012 8:29:42 PM

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Here's a suggestion for a monitor. I use 3 of these right now and absolutely love them. http://www.egala.info/g.php

^That link doesn't work.

@OP: What you first need to do is select a good monitor and build around it. Here is a great IPS monitor by Dell- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 310$

Then you build around that monitor. Knowing a single 670 or 680 could max any game out at 1920x1200 do not waste your money and get two. Wait until you need a second one to play the games that you want and by then the price of the cards will have dropped significantly.

i7 3770k- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 360$

MSI Z77A-GD65- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 190$ Also a Tom's Hardware recommended buy

Corsair Vengeance LP 16gb 1600mhz- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 93$ 1600mhz is the sweet spot for price and performance.

Asus GTX 670- http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-GeForce-GTX-670-DC2-2GD5-GTX... 420$

Corsair 600t- http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Graphite-Mid-Tower-Comput... 140$ This case has fan filters keeping you parts dust free so the stay cooler

Rosewill Capstone 750w PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 110$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... This is a very solid PSU rated highly by IMO the best PSU reviewer JonnyGuru. 750w is plenty for SLI BTW.

Samsung F4 2tb HDD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 120$ Putting HDD's in Raid 0 is risky because it has a higher fail rate. An HDD is more of a storage drive for things you don't need to load quickly while the SSD is for your OS and most used programs.

OCZ Vertex 4 256gb SSD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 240$

Cooler Master Hyper 612- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 50$ This is plenty for a good overclock with Ivy Bridge. Also I advise you not to up the voltage whatsoever because the temps skyrocket. A solid 4.2ghz OC is plenty for any application.
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June 19, 2012 3:10:57 AM

TheBigTroll said:
hybrid fan makes no noise until 35-40% load which translates into 262.5-300w of power draw. then the fan starts spinning slowly. judging by how effiicent a i5 and a 670 is, the only way you can get the psu spinning is when you start gaming


LOL'd
i am sure you didn't clicked on the link i posted.the platform of both the power supply is same including the fan,ax750 is completely silent during normal gaming and exceptionally quiet under load.
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June 19, 2012 10:42:46 AM

i told you it doesnt have hybird fan. i already know that they are basically the same thing with a different sticker. according to the corsair website it doesnt have hybrid fan.

http://www.seasonicusa.com/X.htm
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June 19, 2012 12:23:39 PM

^so what's the use?
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June 19, 2012 12:42:07 PM

its better since it doesnt make any noise duh...makes more sense if you just buy a power supply from the original manufacturer
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June 19, 2012 1:08:09 PM

seasonic unit is $160,corsair unit is $155(after rebates),i say both of them suck for this price tag.
@OP,Rosewill Capstone Gold 750 modular for $140 is a way better deal-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
hell,even a better deal-
LEPA G900w Gold certified modular unit-
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$140 after rebates,it's a rebranded Enermax which is one of the best psu maker.
but i would suggest going with capstone as it is more than enough for your build and made by Superflower which is a more reputable brand.
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