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Sep 6, 2012, 2:43 AM
Hi There! new to the forums but have been browsing for some time now.
i wanted to get some remarks on a computer i just built for me
so here it goes
Case: NZXT Phantom white
Mother Board: ASUS Z8NA-D6C Dual LGA 1366
Sound Card: ASUS MIO-AUDIO 888 MIO Sound Card
CPU: 2-Intel Xeon E5606 Westmere-EP 2.13GHz (aka 2 quad core = 8 core total
CPU Cooler: 2- Intel BXSTS100A Active heat sink with fixed fan
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 24GB (6 x 4GB)
Hard Drive: Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX 1TB 7200 RPM
SSD: SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-120G-G25 2.5" 120GB
GPU: Galaxy 56NPH6HS4IXX GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) GC 2GB 256-bit
DVD Burner: Asus
Power Supply: APEVIA ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-GN 680W ATX12V
Wireless: Rosewill RNX-N600UBE USB 2.0 Wireless Dual Band Adapter
Extra Fans: 2- NZXT 200 mm BLUE LED fan
Total ~ $1700
Just wanted to get some remarks about this build. I personally love it and since it was my first build it was alot of fun putting it together.
Sep 6, 2012
workstation gaming rendering thoughts
Sep 6, 2012, 8:17 PM
Westmere isn't a very exciting build honestly,that's some aged tech. Hope you need the processing power,because it's a poor gaming rig.
Sep 6, 2012, 8:29 PM
There exists a dual LGA 2011 motherboard but I'm not sure you could fit that into a $1700 budget. For a workstation I think yours is a pretty good build.
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