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August 13, 2012 7:13:29 AM

Hey everyone! I know have ALL of my parts ready and want to check to see if I could improve anything before ordering! Take a look :bounce: 


ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Corsair 800D Case


AeroCool Touch 2000 Controller, Panel


Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" HDD


EVGA 04G-P4-3685-KR GeForce GTX 680 FTW Standard, w/Backplate 4GB 256-bit GDDR5

ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

G.SKILL Ripjaws Z Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL10Q-32GBZL


ASUS Xonar DS 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Audio Card (Do I need this? I may use speakers.)


CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850 Watt (Is this an overkill? Also I saw a Seasonic one that was 650 Watt Gold Certified.)


Razer Mamba 2012 Edition (Any better mouse? Wil be playing League of Legends. Currently have Razer Naga Epic for when I played WoW.)

CyberPower CP1350AVRLCD 1350 VA 810 Watts UPS


Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM


Antec 3X Cleaner Spray 60m


Rosewill RCT4B-100 Black 4" Cable Tie


Cyborg CCB43521N002/04/1 amBX Gaming Lights US x4


Rosewill RTK-001 Premium Anti-Static Wrist Strap x2 (Will have some help putting it together.)


Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W


Intel 520 Series Cherryville SSDSC2CW240A3K5 2.5" 240GB SATA III

----------------------------------------------Water Cooling Part----------------------------------------------

RX 360 Extreme with, Black Intel Bracket, Noise Dampening Material (Could use this for somewhere in my house :)  ModRght Mod-Mat, Stress Ball :)  want to squeeze it haha

PrimoChill Tubing http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12802/ex-tub-834/Prim...

LED's (Red and White) NZXT Premium Sleeved Bright LED Kit - 1 Meter - Red (CB-LED10-RD)


EK GeForce 680 GTX VGA Liquid Cooling Block - Acetal + Nickel CSQ (EK-FC680 GTX - Acetal + Nickel CSQ) with G 1/4 Compression Fittings x2 (Is EK good? Hear some bad stories here and there.)

Please feel free to comment and tell me what you would change to make it a better computer!

Thank You!

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a b B Homebuilt system
August 13, 2012 8:09:03 AM

You have alot of overkill parts but their within budget so...
Don't be cheap, get a blu ray burner
Dump the audio,motherboard is enough.
Get the seasonic
Get a different ups
get a different ssd http://newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682014...
Get a gtx670 or get a 690. 680 is poor value.
Get a Bitfenix Colossus Venom. Comes with lights,looks cooler, still performs,is cheaper,is lighter but not in a bad way.
If you need help with assembly you probably don't want water cooling. The case I mentioned has led fans to go with it. Put them all. It also has fan speed and light management switches.
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August 13, 2012 8:26:52 AM

Thanks! I think im going to keep my case and the SSD tho :) 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 13, 2012 8:40:53 AM

It's your cash. I'd get APC personally for the ups. Just because something is more expensive doesn't make it better. Good luck though, and get a proper monitor please.
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August 14, 2012 6:23:46 AM

I already have a monitor for my computer :) 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 14, 2012 6:35:16 AM

what about graphics card? can you get a 690 with the extra cash? It's the fastest there is and better than 2× 680 in sli.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 14, 2012 6:59:22 AM

Damn, i was waiting for someone to ask for a water cooled build!

Dont worry bro, 4k? i got you covered!

buy this: CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($559.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($308.94 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($187.00 @ Newegg)
Total: $2745.86

That leaves me with 1254.14$ for the WC system...

now the WC stuff...

420mm radiator.

240mm radiator

10x compression fittings

3x sli fittings

pump & reservoir

10-15ft of tubing

CPU block

3x GPU blocks

4x 140mm fans

2x 120mm fans

thermal paste

Ecocide or biocide (only 2 drops)

2xLighting

If you set up everything right your case will look like this but blue



What you are about to see is a little bit embarrassing for me but at least its clear.



that's a diagram of how the WC kit is connected.... i know, a 5year old kid knows how to use paint better than me... :( 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 14, 2012 7:53:18 AM

nice. That rig is awesome :)  As always.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 14, 2012 7:56:34 AM

allanitomwesh said:
nice. That rig is awesome :)  As always.


Thanks buddy :D 
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August 15, 2012 6:42:10 AM

aqualipt said:
Damn, i was waiting for someone to ask for a water cooled build!

Dont worry bro, 4k? i got you covered!

buy this: CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($559.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 EATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($308.94 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (3-Way SLI) ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($179.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($187.00 @ Newegg)
Total: $2745.86

That leaves me with 1254.14$ for the WC system...

now the WC stuff...

420mm radiator.

240mm radiator

10x compression fittings

3x sli fittings

pump & reservoir

10-15ft of tubing

CPU block

3x GPU blocks

4x 140mm fans

2x 120mm fans

thermal paste

Ecocide or biocide (only 2 drops)

2xLighting

If you set up everything right your case will look like this but blue

http://www.nzxt.com/new/images/_upload/product_gallery/2013.jpg

What you are about to see is a little bit embarrassing for me but at least its clear.

http://i49.tinypic.com/2d28u1u.png

that's a diagram of how the WC kit is connected.... i know, a 5year old kid knows how to use paint better than me... :( 


HAha WOW!!!! Thank You for the time putting all of that together! Now how would I put together the custom water cooling stuff? I know the Rasa 360 Extreme comes with mostly everything and it's pretty easy to put together.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2012 6:48:11 AM

ForgeWar said:
HAha WOW!!!! Thank You for the time putting all of that together! Now how would I put together the custom water cooling stuff? I know the Rasa 360 Extreme comes with mostly everything and it's pretty easy to put together.


Its really easy--> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EInMVjmzDZE <--- that video is kinda outdated but it will help you a lot... BTW, use ONLY distilled water...not that crap they use in that video.

If that's it then pick a best answer and close this thread.

Edit: this will help too: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QllNAdZPcQ&feature=rela...
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August 15, 2012 6:52:07 AM

Best answer selected by ForgeWar.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2012 6:55:12 AM

Thanks...just be carefull with the second video @ 4:22 .... you are not supposed to spill water :lol: 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2012 8:06:19 AM

I think I'm in love.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2012 9:48:09 AM

allanitomwesh said:
I think I'm in love.


hahahaha this is actually one of the best builds I've ever recommended
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