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August 11, 2012 11:40:14 AM

I would like your input into this system below, it is mostly for gaming. Should I add a discrete sound card to this system? Is the power supply overkill? Thanks.

1 Intel Core i7 3930K 3.2GHz 12MB 6-Core S2011 Processor
1 Asus SABERTOOTH X79 S2011 ATX Mainboard
1 Corsair Hydro H100 Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
1 Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8) PC3-12800 DDR3 Memory Kit
1 Hitachi Deskstar 4TB 7200RPM 64MB 3.5" SATA3 HDD
1 Corsair Force GS 360GB 2.5" SATA3 Solid State Drive
1 Asus DRW-24B1ST 24X DVD-RW SATA Drive OEM, Black
2 eVGA GF GTX680 FTW 4GB GDRR5 PCI-E Video Card
1 Antec P280 Performance One Mid-Tower Case, Black - NO PSU
1 Thermaltake ToughPower 1500 Watt Power Supply

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August 11, 2012 1:31:57 PM

what are you going to do on this system
GAMING
EDITING
or just for browesing
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August 11, 2012 1:33:06 PM

if its just for gaming you should get a i5 2500k or i5 3570k processor or if its for both like what i am doing go for i7 2700k or the i7 3770k thats the one im getting the i7 3930k is over price and the i7 3770k is all you need if you are doing both
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August 11, 2012 1:42:42 PM

and a part from the processor its a awsome computer this is my computer specs im going to build

i7 3770k
getting :2: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2048MB GDDR5
2tb seagate harddrive for storage
AX1200 power supply
OS is W7HP
Corsair Vengeance 16GB 1600MHz
ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE Intel Z77 (Socket 1155) Motherboard
Cooler Master HAF XM Case - Black with Red LED Fan - No PSU
Getting :2: Acer G245HCbid 24" Widescreen LCD Monitor
Logitech G300 Gaming Mouse
Razer Black Widow Gaming Keyboard
Getting lots of fans to keep the system cool
Corsair H100 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
Corsair Force Series 3 60GB SATA 6Gb/s SSD this is to put windows on
Corsair Force Series 3 120GB SATA 6Gb/s SSD this is to put the games on
NZXT Sentry 2 Touch Screen Fan Controller

thats the system im getting so like i said with the processor no need for the i7 3930k but if you got the money its up to you
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August 11, 2012 2:20:12 PM

The power supply is way over kill if your getting four 680's it would be fine but for two this would be more better

CORSAIR HX Series HX750 (CMPSU-750HX) 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
New Upgrade to 80 PLUS Gold http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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