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Updates to a 3 Year old build, Need Advice

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July 27, 2012 4:35:17 PM

Hi I built my Current Computer Setup 3 Years ago and I'm feeling its time to get some change in here, so if you look at my current build in my Sig I want to upgrade the following

Hard Drive SSD Dependent on Extra cost for a decent one
Internal HDD 2TB + for storing all my Games and Downloads on
Heatsink for my I7 920 so I can get a little over-clock in there, Will 1333mhz Ram DDR3 hinder my OC on the I7?


This Graphics card has already been recommended for my change to a triple screen setup.
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 Windforce 3X 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card [GV-N670OC-2GD]

I'm Also looking for some 23 inch screens Similar to a Samsung Syncmaster P2370HD if anyone knows of any? as I want that as my TV / Primary Monitor and then two either side of a similar monitor.

Last but not least something I might consider is a Blu-Ray player if they are reasonable in price.

Anywhere specific I should be shopping in the UK too would also be awesome.

Thanks
Rob
July 27, 2012 4:38:21 PM

Since there is nothing in your sig, can you list your rig, So i can have a better understanding as to your current build... without information I say upgrade the ram to 1600 Mhz it will run faster. Get a reliable SSD Crucial make a nice 128GB one for 129 CAD so i am not sure what that will translate to in Pounds
July 27, 2012 4:38:26 PM

I have just updated the post, Sorry about that.
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July 27, 2012 4:40:16 PM

I7 920 @ 2.68 GHz |Zotac GTX285 |G.Skill 3X2GB 1333MHz |ASUS P6T|OCZ 700W|Seagate 250GB 16MB|Samsung F3 1TB|HAF 932|

Can't Edit my posts :( 
July 27, 2012 4:47:03 PM

As to CPU coolers if it will fit get yourself a nice Cooler Master Evo 212
July 28, 2012 12:52:17 AM

Memory shouldn't be an issue, your 1333 is fine. The i7-920 only runs up to 1066 stock, everything above that is an OC. And you can set multiplies to cut the OC to something manageable. Anyway with triple channel memory and large cache, you don't see a benefit pushing memory on i7-920.

Here's a fun reference. There are a million others for i7-920 OC'ing. (FWIW This post typed on an i7-920 at stock clock, hyperthreading disabled). http://www.overclock.net/t/538439/guide-to-overclocking...
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