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July 14, 2012 11:47:01 AM

Hello I have a DIAMOND 7970PE53G Radeon HD 7970 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16

And a Intel Core i7 3770K Boxed 3.5GHz Unlocked 3rd Generation Processor. Best cooler for this?

Also have corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 240-Pin Desktop Memory

I need help finishing this build. Some of the things I want to do with this build is heavy gaming lots of video editing,video rendering,3d,4D rendering,photoshop ect
ect. Is that cpu good enough for all that?

Thank you for reading and your time.

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July 14, 2012 1:45:19 PM

Thanx For the reply here are the things I need and what I have so far.
Also Some of the stores I'll be using are Frys.com And Amazon.I live close To a Fry's Home Electronics So it would be easy to pick up things there.

Budget Range: $2500.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Heavy Gaming,Rendering Video,3d,4d,photoshop,

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes Down the road.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080,1440x900,

Additional Comments: I need a pc that will last me for a few years or more,play games at max,handle rendering videos,3d,4d
Multi tasking. long periods of usage.

Things I need:

Psu: A strong PSU to power all this.

Motherboard: Don't know what to choose..

Crossfire: Yes Later down the road.

CPU COOLER:A nice cpu cooler-Note I seen a CORSAIR H100

30 bucks cheaper but don't know if I shoul buy it..Suggestions?
alternatives? Buy it?

PC Case: Corsair 800d And NZXT Switch 810 Are cases I really like.
Suggestions? Alternatives?

SSD: I been eyeing the

Corsair Force GT 240 GB SATA III/6G SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive - CSSD-F240GBGT-BK
Suggestions? Alternatives?

Things I have already
A copy of windows 7

4 HDD's.

DIAMOND 7970PE53G Radeon HD 7970 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16

Intel Core i7 3770K Boxed 3.5GHz Unlocked 3rd Generation Processor

Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 240-Pin Desktop Memory
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July 14, 2012 2:58:23 PM

MSI Z77A-GD65 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $189.99
http://www.frys.com/product/6980177

Corsair Hydro Series H80 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler - $86.38
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Performance-Liquid-Cooler...
(Good cooling solution)

Corsair Professional Series Gold 850-Watt 80 Plus Gold Certified High-Performance Power Supply - $175.98
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Professional-850-Watt-Cer...
(Sufficient for your present & future needs!)

Crucial 256 GB m4 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SATA 6Gb/s with Data Transfer Kit - $222.99
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004W2JL84

Corsair CC800DW Obsidian 800D Black Aluminum Full Tower ATX Enthusiast Case - $264.99
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CC800DW-Obsidian-Aluminum...
(Love that case :D  )


Total: $941 :) 
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July 14, 2012 3:10:14 PM

You could even spend a little more on a mobo.

Perhaps the ASUS sabertooth Z77?

Other than that, I think the above poster gave you a great build. You could even knock off some unnecessary stuff to reduce the price anymore. But with you're budget, I don't see why you'd need to!

EDIT:

Also, if you like the above poster's mobo better than mine, it's about $30 cheaper on newegg right now.

MSI Z77A-GD65 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
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July 14, 2012 3:29:08 PM

Best answer selected by SunkenShips.
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July 14, 2012 3:30:15 PM

Thanx A lot for all the help!
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July 14, 2012 3:40:16 PM

Glad to be of service. :) 
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