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September 9, 2012 4:12:40 PM

Hello everyone, i would really appreciate if someone could help me out:

Approximate Purchase Date: Right now would be a good time.

Budget Range: Whatever you guys need to make the most amazing machine in the world

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Extreme gaming, Transcoding and some music mixing.

Are you buying a monitor: Yes (3x 3D monitors ~24-30")

Parts to Upgrade: I need a new build from scratch.... i need every single peripheral.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: doesn't matter :bounce: 

Location: Washington DC.

Parts Preferences: Nvidia (because of 3D surround) and Intel CPU.

Overclocking: Yes, definitely

SLI or Crossfire: Yes, definitely

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 5760x1080

Additional Comments: MUST BE FULLY WATERCOOLED, lots of red lighting and preferably quiet

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Because i want a fast machine for transcoding a lot of movies and 3D gaming.

I was thinking about something with quad GTX680s and a i7 3960x.... what do you guys think??
September 9, 2012 5:04:08 PM

Anyone?? please!
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September 9, 2012 5:29:46 PM

Ugh it's pretty hard to build a FULLY watercooled PC.I mean i can make you a PC with watercooled graphics cards and CPU but water cooling things like RAM and HDD's SSD's is pretty hard and unnenesarry.
If you've got so much money why don't you buy a car?
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September 9, 2012 5:35:55 PM

Kamen_BG said:
Ugh it's pretty hard to build a FULLY watercooled PC.I mean i can make you a PC with watercooled graphics cards and CPU but water cooling things like RAM and HDD's SSD's is pretty hard and unnenesarry.
If you've got so much money why don't you buy a car?


are RAM and SSDs "watercoolable"??!!? i was just thinking in watercooling the full system (GPU+CPU really :lol: )

Hmmm... i already have 2 cars :bounce: 
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September 9, 2012 5:42:14 PM

I'm not up to date when it comes to hardware, but I can give you some suggestions when it comes to periphals.

Since your budget is very high you might end up buying overpriced *** for example a $100 rubber dome keyboard or a wireless laser gaming mouse.

You should look around in geekhack or esreality forums for some great gaming suggestions. I'd give you a link but I'm posting with a mobile phone. Look for a mechanical keyboard and a wired (preferably optical) mouse with a good sensor. If you need speakers or headphones check out headfi forums.
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September 9, 2012 5:45:41 PM

Wow… working with high budgets if definitely my specialty, I will link you build similar to the one I have, you will LOVE IT!!

Here you go:

CPU: Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor ($1019.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme11 SSI CEB LGA2011 Motherboard ($609.47 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($929.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) ($178.98 @ Outlet PC)
Keyboard: Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($310.59 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Saitek CCB437090002/02/1 Wireless Laser Mouse ($178.59 @ NCIX US)
Fittings: 18x Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($8.95/each @ FrozenCPU)
90° Fittings: 5x Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Rotary 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($17.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Pump&Reservoir: Koolance RP-452X2 Dual 5.25" w/ Dual Alphacool VPP655 Variable Speed Pump Installed ($354.91 w/dual MCP665 pumps @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 1: Alphacool NexXxoS Monsta Quad 120mm Radiator ($144.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 2: Phobya G-Changer 560mm Radiator ($134.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 3: Phobya G-Changer 560mm Radiator ($134.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 3/8" ID 1/2" ($22.95 @ FrozenCPU)
CPU block: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block ($119.99 @ FrozenCPU)
RAM blocks: 2x Bitspower Galaxy Universal RAM Module Liquid Cooling Block ($99.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Headset: Razer Megalodon Elite 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset ($149.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Mouse mat: Razer Ironclad Elite Hard Gaming Mouse Pad ($59.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Tools you will need: Fellowes 100-Piece Super Computer Repair Tool Kit (89.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Dual PSU adapter: ModRight CableRight Single Braid Dual Power Supply Adapter Cable ($14.99 @ FrozenCPU)
PSU: 2x SeaSonic Platinum Series 860W ($229.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Lighting: BitFenix Alchemy Aqua™ 15 LED Light Strip ($33.99 @ FrozenCPU)
140mm Fans: 8x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-1 140mm x 25mm Ultra Quiet Fan ($24.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
120mm Fans: 4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PE-1 92mm x 25mm Ultra Quiet Fan ($19.95/each @ FrozenCPU)
Fan controller: 2x Lamptron FC Touch - 30W - 6 Channel Aluminum Rheobus w/ Touch Screen (74.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
SLI Fittings: Bitspower SLI / Crossfire Multi-Link Adapter Pair ($9.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Total: $15449,69 w/case&mounts + shipping!

Buy this case and these radiator mounts:
*buy this case (ATX layout= standard, Motherboard door= XL window, Top/upper chamber/lower chamber cover = solid)
*Buy two units of this radiator mounts and one of these

Read this at the bottom you will find a lot of useful guides.
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September 9, 2012 5:59:25 PM

Holy ***! 8 SSDs?
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September 9, 2012 6:01:35 PM

2x 870W PSUs? Talk about overkill.
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September 9, 2012 6:03:54 PM

fatfatr said:
Holy ***! 8 SSDs?


does RAID improves performance by a lot?
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September 9, 2012 6:07:25 PM

cartonite said:
does RAID improves performance by a lot?


Hell yes it does!
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September 9, 2012 6:09:15 PM

fatfatr said:
2x 870W PSUs? Talk about overkill.


2x 860W PSUs* Fixed.

the total power consumption of that rig when overclocked to ~1.3Ghz/7.5Ghz on each GPU and 5Ghz on the CPU at full load should be close to 1300W so 1720W are not THAT overkill.
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September 9, 2012 6:10:07 PM

Supposedly the speeds stack so theoretically you'd be getting around 4,000 MB/s read speeds with a little lower write speed. And if you do build that beast he has listed the power supplies are not overkill with 4 of those graphics card in there thats 1200 Watts at full load JUST for the graphics cards.
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September 9, 2012 6:11:22 PM

MotherFerJones said:
Supposedly the speeds stack so theoretically you'd be getting around 4,000 MB/s read speeds with a little lower write speed. And if you do build that beast he has listed the power supplies are not overkill with 4 of those graphics card in there thats 1200 Watts at full load JUST for the graphics cards.


Actually... its more like 1000w just for the graphics cards
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September 9, 2012 6:14:28 PM

idroid said:
Wow… working with high budgets if definitely my specialty, I will link you build similar to the one I have, you will LOVE IT!!

Here you go:

CPU: Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 3.3GHz 6-Core Processor ($1019.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme11 SSI CEB LGA2011 Motherboard ($609.47 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 64GB (8 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($929.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card (844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VG278H 120Hz 27.0" Monitor ($549.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) ($178.98 @ Outlet PC)
Keyboard: Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($310.59 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Saitek CCB437090002/02/1 Wireless Laser Mouse ($178.59 @ NCIX US)
Fittings: 18x Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($8.95/each @ FrozenCPU)
90° Fittings: 5x Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Rotary 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($17.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Pump&Reservoir: Koolance RP-452X2 Dual 5.25" w/ Dual Alphacool VPP655 Variable Speed Pump Installed ($354.91 w/dual MCP665 pumps @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 1: Alphacool NexXxoS Monsta Quad 120mm Radiator ($144.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 2: Phobya G-Changer 560mm Radiator ($134.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator 3: Phobya G-Changer 560mm Radiator ($134.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 3/8" ID 1/2" ($22.95 @ FrozenCPU)
CPU block: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block ($119.99 @ FrozenCPU)
RAM blocks: 2x Bitspower Galaxy Universal RAM Module Liquid Cooling Block ($99.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Headset: Razer Megalodon Elite 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset ($149.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Mouse mat: Razer Ironclad Elite Hard Gaming Mouse Pad ($59.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Tools you will need: Fellowes 100-Piece Super Computer Repair Tool Kit (89.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Dual PSU adapter: ModRight CableRight Single Braid Dual Power Supply Adapter Cable ($14.99 @ FrozenCPU)
PSU: 2x SeaSonic Platinum Series 860W ($229.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
Lighting: BitFenix Alchemy Aqua™ 15 LED Light Strip ($33.99 @ FrozenCPU)
140mm Fans: 8x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PK-1 140mm x 25mm Ultra Quiet Fan ($24.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
120mm Fans: 4x Noiseblocker NB-BlackSilentPro PE-1 92mm x 25mm Ultra Quiet Fan ($19.95/each @ FrozenCPU)
Fan controller: 2x Lamptron FC Touch - 30W - 6 Channel Aluminum Rheobus w/ Touch Screen (74.99/each @ FrozenCPU)
SLI Fittings: Bitspower SLI / Crossfire Multi-Link Adapter Pair ($9.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Total: $15449,69 w/case&mounts + shipping!

Buy this case and these radiator mounts:
*buy this case (ATX layout= standard, Motherboard door= XL window, Top/upper chamber/lower chamber cover = solid)
*Buy two units of this radiator mounts and one of these

Read this at the bottom you will find a lot of useful guides.



Woooow!!! you're AMAZING, those guides were freaking awesome!!! i will wait 2 days and if no ones comes up with something better i will order this!
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September 9, 2012 6:14:48 PM

OH HELL YEAH!!! LET'S DO IIIIT!!!
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September 9, 2012 6:15:45 PM

ehhh. close enough, its a ****LOAD of power lets just say that lol. Do the water cooling pumps suck up alot of watts or like 50-100 or so?
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September 9, 2012 6:16:04 PM

I'm all for investing dollars in performance but at a certain point, the ROI gets a bit to small. Frankly with today's CPU's and GPU's, I really don't see a reason for water cooling outside of getting ya name posted on benchmarking websites. I'm not alone:

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten...

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It's almost ironic that [air] coolers like this are becoming available just as processors transition to designs that may ultimately render them unnecessary; even overclocked to 5GHz, an Intel Sandy Bridge 2600K doesn't need anywhere near this level of cooling.


Case - $360 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT UGK Combat Snow Edition Gaming Kit w. Keyboard, Mouse and Headset http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $285 - Corsair AX1200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $552 - ASUS P8Z77 WS w/ 3570k http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl - Intel Core i7-3570k Included w/ MoBo
Cooler - $88 - Phanteks PH-TC14PE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - $5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $140 - (4 x 4GB) Muskin Redline DDR3 1600 CAS 7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB same
GFX - Later - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB same
HD - $200 - Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $190 - Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $47 - Asus Model BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader $63 AFT XM-37U USB 3.0 3.5" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
Keyboard - incl Tt eSPORTS Mega G1 Included w/ Case
Mouse - incl Gaming Mouse Included w/ Case
Headphones - incl Shock Gaming Headset Included w/ Case
3D Kit incl nVidia Vision 2 3D Glasses http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $3,912

here's a 660 Ti review but since it's the latest, the benchmark comparisons are up to date

http://uk.hardware.info/reviews/3026/nvidia-geforce-gtx...

FPS at 5760 x 1080 in twin SLI .... with 3 monitors, you can easily humble these cards at the highest settings w/ games like Metro 2033

BF3 - 81 fps Medium
Crysis 2 - 45.9 Extreme
Dirt 3 - 77.2 Ultra
Hard Reset - 67.9 Ultra
Metro 2033 - 39 Medium
Skyrim - 80 High
Shogun 2 - 74.9 Medium

Upgrades to consider:

27" Monitors add $220 each
Monitor - $550 - ASUS VG Series VG278H 27" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

X79 based System, adds $313
MoBo - $865 - ASUS Sabetrooth X79 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl - Intel Core i7-3930k Included w/ MoBo

Ya can double up on the storage in RAID 0 but outside of benchmarks, you'll have a tough time noticing the difference.
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September 9, 2012 6:19:23 PM

MotherFerJones said:
ehhh. close enough, its a ****LOAD of power lets just say that lol. Do the water cooling pumps suck up alot of watts or like 50-100 or so?


they draw about 50w both.
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September 9, 2012 6:22:40 PM

JackNaylorPE said:
I'm all for investing dollars in performance but at a certain point, the ROI gets a bit to small. Frankly with today's CPU's and GPU's, I really don't see a reason for water cooling outside of getting ya name posted on benchmarking websites. I'm not alone:

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten...

Quote:
It's almost ironic that [air] coolers like this are becoming available just as processors transition to designs that may ultimately render them unnecessary; even overclocked to 5GHz, an Intel Sandy Bridge 2600K doesn't need anywhere near this level of cooling.


Case - $360 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT UGK Combat Snow Edition Gaming Kit w. Keyboard, Mouse and Headset http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fan - $12 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU - $285 - Corsair AX1200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $552 - ASUS P8Z77 WS w/ 3570k http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl - Intel Core i7-3570k Included w/ MoBo
Cooler - $88 - Phanteks PH-TC14PE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - $5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $140 - (4 x 4GB) Muskin Redline DDR3 1600 CAS 7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB same
GFX - Later - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB same
HD - $200 - Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $190 - Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
DVD Writer - $47 - Asus Model BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Card Reader $63 AFT XM-37U USB 3.0 3.5" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
Keyboard - incl Tt eSPORTS Mega G1 Included w/ Case
Mouse - incl Gaming Mouse Included w/ Case
Headphones - incl Shock Gaming Headset Included w/ Case
3D Kit incl nVidia Vision 2 3D Glasses http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OS - $140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $3,912

here's a 660 Ti review but since it's the latest, the benchmark comparisons are up to date

http://uk.hardware.info/reviews/3026/nvidia-geforce-gtx...

FPS at 5760 x 1080 in twin SLI .... with 3 monitors, you can easily humble these cards at the highest settings w/ games like Metro 2033

BF3 - 81 fps Medium
Crysis 2 - 45.9 Extreme
Dirt 3 - 77.2 Ultra
Hard Reset - 67.9 Ultra
Metro 2033 - 39 Medium
Skyrim - 80 High
Shogun 2 - 74.9 Medium

Upgrades to consider:

27" Monitors add $220 each
Monitor - $550 - ASUS VG Series VG278H 27" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

X79 based System, adds $313
MoBo - $865 - ASUS Sabetrooth X79 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl - Intel Core i7-3930k Included w/ MoBo

Ya can double up on the storage in RAID 0 but outside of benchmarks, you'll have a tough time noticing the difference.


That build is NOTHING compared to mines.

*There waaaay better options than that case (Switch 810)

*i5 at this price range?? are you serious?? what if the guy wants to record his gameplay?

*i'd preffer triple 7970s GHz edition than triple GTX670s, specially for triple monitor gaming where VRAM matters a lot, thats why i included 4 (heavily overclocked) GTX680s 4GB edition

*the 3D quality of those monitors is nothing compared to the Nvidia 3D vision 2 quality level on the VG278H

Edit: you haven't tried watercooling, right? its ******* amazing!! the temps are SO low that the overclocking options are endless the noise is close to 0dBa
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September 9, 2012 6:25:32 PM

TBH a 27" 2560x1600 monitor is better, you will most likely not ever actually need any of this and for multi-monitor, isn't AMD Radeon HD7970 better? What is wrong with the colour blue? Blue is cool.
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September 9, 2012 6:27:51 PM

UVB076 said:
TBH a 27" 2560x1600 monitor is better, you will most likely not ever actually need any of this and for multi-monitor, isn't AMD Radeon HD7970 better? What is wrong with the colour blue? Blue is cool.


Wrong.... triple monitors IS a LOT better because your visual camp extends a LOT and 3D is a really cool thing to have in some games and.... its about what you need, its about the luxuries you can afford ;)  read my personal quote.

Edit:
The GTX680 i included has 4GB of VRAM making it a LOT better than any other gaming card for high-res gaming.
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September 9, 2012 6:31:56 PM

UVB076 said:
TBH a 27" 2560x1600 monitor is better, you will most likely not ever actually need any of this and for multi-monitor, isn't AMD Radeon HD7970 better? What is wrong with the colour blue? Blue is cool.


i really want triple monitors, i saw a lot of videos about it and its something i have set my mind on...

btw, the red/black theme stays. :lol: 
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September 9, 2012 6:36:28 PM

idroid said:
Wrong.... triple monitors IS a LOT better because your visual camp extends a LOT and 3D is a really cool thing to have in some games and.... its about what you need, its about the luxuries you can afford ;)  read my personal quote.

Edit:
The GTX680 i included has 4GB of VRAM making it a LOT better than any other gaming card for high-res gaming.


hahaha i read it.... that's very true, the best things in life are quiet expensive.... you're kinda cocky but that's ok, sometimes that's good!

you really don't know how helpful you have been!
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September 9, 2012 6:50:45 PM

1. Blue is cool D:<
2. The lines between monitors irritate me /:
3. 6GB 7970. 7970 also has a larger memory bandwidth
Btw I'm going to suggest something too. It's still pretty crazeh
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September 9, 2012 7:01:00 PM

UVB076 said:
1. Blue is cool D:<
2. The lines between monitors irritate me /:
3. 6GB 7970. 7970 also has a larger memory bandwidth
Btw I'm going to suggest something too. It's still pretty crazeh



*he wants red...

*you clearly haven't played with 3 monitors right? you will get used to the borders extremely quick and in a matter of days you will completly ignore them-

*6GB are not needed for 3 monitors, 3GB is enough 4GB is plenty...besides, with the GTX680s he would not need that much memory because of TXAA
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September 9, 2012 7:42:22 PM

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ NCIX US)
It's more or less the same as the 3960X, except it's like half the cost for a lower clock and a bit less cache, but you're going to overclock anyway.

CPU Waterblock: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block ($119.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Good looking copper waterblock, what else can I say?

Radiator: XSPC EX480 Quad 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($79.99 @ FrozenCPU)
One radiator for up top (needs a little bit of modding)

Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)

Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)

Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm Japan Servo Double Ball Bearing Case Fan 1850RPM 28DBA 58.3CFM ($10.99 @ US.NCIX)
Best fans...ever. You'll need 9

Fans: Bitfenix Spectre Pro BFF-SPRO-20025KK-RP All Black 200MM Case Fan ($18.98 @ US.NCIX)
Best 200mm fan. You'll only need 1

Fittings: 18x Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($8.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 4

Fittings: 5x Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Rotary 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($17.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 6

Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 3/8" ID 1/2" OD with 1/16" Wall - 10ft Retail Pack - UV Red (PFLEXP10-12-R) ($22.95 @ FrozenCPU)

Thermal Paste: Tuniq TX-4 Extreme Performance and Exceptional Reliability Thermal Compound ($21.98 @ Newegg)
MaximumPC found this to be the best thermal paste
Link: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/geek_tested_1...

Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme11 SSI CEB LGA2011 Motherboard ($609.47 @ Newegg)
It's generally accepted that this is one of the best X79 mobos. As long as you don't mind the fan.

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($299.99 @ Newegg)
TridentX is not in stock at Newegg, and this has the same specs as it.

Storage: Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($199.98 @ NCIX US)
3TB drive for your storage

Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
SSD because SSDs are cool.

Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)

Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)

Video Card : EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
It's worth it to get this because you have to do less work and the block is already installed.

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)

Video Card Link: Bitspower SLI / Crossfire Multi-Link Adapter Pair - Matte Black ($9.99 @ FrozenCPU)
This links your graphics cards without needing to have tubing.

Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Will need some modding but will fit a 480mm and 2x 240mm radiators. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?2781...(Liquid-Edition)

Reservoir: XSPC Twin D5 Dual Bay Reservoir/Pump Combo ($224.99 @ Sidewinder Computers)
It comes with the 2 pumps, and fits in your drive bays to make it less inconvenient.

Power Supply: Thermaltake 1475W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($357.20 @ Mwave)
This will be capable of powering the rig, even overclocked, charging 6 things via USB and with 4-way SLI.

Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)

Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)

Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)

Mouse: SteelSeries Sensei Wired Laser Mouse ($86.97 @ CompUSA)
Just...a really good mouse. Nothing else really.

Surface: SteelSeries 4HD Mousepad ($19.99 @ SteelSeries)

Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($138.60 @ NCIX US)
Nice matte mechanical keyboard that has a refined look to it.

Headset: A40 AUDIO SYSTEM ASTRO EDITION ($249.99 @ Astro Gaming)
Apparently this is the best headset there is.

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($130.20 @ Amazon)

Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Your choice whether or not this makes it into the build

Tools: Fellowes 100-Piece Super Computer Repair Tool Kit ($89.99 @ FrozenCPU)
May not be needed.

Total: $8867.70
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September 9, 2012 7:51:00 PM

Best answer selected by cartonite.
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September 9, 2012 7:52:02 PM

idroid, thanks a LOT for your help, i will order those parts right away, you are THE BEST.... those guides were extremely useful!!

i love you man!! (no homo :lol: )
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September 9, 2012 8:00:23 PM

I have a few things to say. 1. RAID 0 SSDs isn't exactly a very safe thing to do, 2. 4-way SLI doesn't scale very well, 3. 27" 1080p monitors means pretty poor pixel density.
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September 9, 2012 8:10:57 PM

UVB076 said:
I have a few things to say. 1. RAID 0 SSDs isn't exactly a very safe thing to do, 2. 4-way SLI doesn't scale very well, 3. 27" 1080p monitors means pretty poor pixel density.


not really, from the right distance they look just fine, specially with TXAA and 3D ON
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September 9, 2012 8:12:38 PM

I can't wait when you put that build together and games virtually never work properly. 3 way SLI is a pain in the ass and a waste of money. Games are built for console and consoles only have one GPU. In 90% of games those 3 680's will be spinning their wheels doing nothing. The rest, well its your money.
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September 9, 2012 8:12:47 PM

Agreed about the 27" monitor having less than ideal pixel density.

Also.. 8 ssds? even if I had the money I would just go with maybe 4 ssds and spend the rest on 3tb hdds. Then again if I had the money I would probably already have as much storage space as I would probably ever use in a 10 year span via my own personal data servers...

if you actually NEEDED that much performance it would probably be cheaper to grab a 64gb ramdisk then put my games etc on the ssds.
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September 9, 2012 8:15:18 PM

mouse24 said:
Agreed about the 27" monitor having less than ideal pixel density.

Also.. 8 ssds? even if I had the money I would just go with maybe 4 ssds and spend the rest on 3tb hdds. Then again if I had the money I would probably already have as much storage space as I would probably ever use in a 10 year span via my own personal data servers...

if you actually NEEDED that much performance it would probably be cheaper to grab a 64gb ramdisk then put my games etc on the ssds.


To be honest i don't need a lot space... and i would be more than happy to play any FPS game with console level quality but i just want something that kicks ass, anyways.... i don't play more than a few hours a week, i get bored really quick :lol:  TBH i just wanted a truly awesome PC so when i play i fell like i am on the game (hence the 3D)
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September 9, 2012 8:16:03 PM

Great! i just finished ordering all the parts, they should arrive in a couple of days, thanks again idroid!
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September 9, 2012 8:20:02 PM

Smeg45 said:
I can't wait when you put that build together and games virtually never work properly. 3 way SLI is a pain in the ass and a waste of money. Games are built for console and consoles only have one GPU. In 90% of games those 3 680's will be spinning their wheels doing nothing. The rest, well its your money.



Well... i can easily afford it so why not?? this PC is gonna be more like an expensive toy for me to play a few hours a week... i will mostly play BF3 and MW3 and a lot of racing games w/3D @ 5760x1080
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September 9, 2012 8:20:47 PM

cartonite said:
To be honest i don't need a lot space... and i would be more than happy to play any FPS game with console level quality but i just want something that kicks ass, anyways.... i don't play more than a few hours a week, i get bored really quick :lol:  TBH i just wanted a truly awesome PC so when i play i fell like i am on the game (hence the 3D)

Why don't you like custom order some super baws walk-in sphere-display from like, Japan or something and game on that?
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September 9, 2012 8:24:25 PM

cartonite said:
Well... i can easily afford it so why not?? this PC is gonna be more like an expensive toy for me to play a few hours a week... i will mostly play BF3 and MW3 and a lot of racing games w/3D @ 5760x1080


You know what?



i can see you're just like me.... you like the fine things in life and there is nothing wrong with that! you made a good choice!

@Smeg45 you're just jelous, why would you say that "you can't wait" to see how this guy's future PC "fails" shut up.
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September 9, 2012 8:34:05 PM

UVB076 said:
Why don't you like custom order some super baws walk-in sphere-display from like, Japan or something and game on that?


I could but... aren't those things a prototypes?? and where could i order them anyways? :lol:  ... i think i will stick with monitors... btw, quick question, does the GTX680 support 4K?? because i pre-ordered one of those sony 4K displays and i can't wait to get my hands on it :o 
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September 9, 2012 8:41:46 PM

dunno, does HDMI, DVI or Display port support that resolution? By the way, I would be cautious with the SSDs.
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September 9, 2012 8:43:02 PM

@ idroid

I have better things to spend my money on that flashy toys that won't be used fully (if at all) and that cost as much as some small countries.
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September 9, 2012 8:43:09 PM

BTW, idroid, I'm pretty sure that a standard house is not wired to be able to support over 1600W
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September 9, 2012 8:45:23 PM

Smeg45 said:
@ idroid

I have better things to spend my money on that flashy toys that won't be used fully (if at all) and that cost as much as some small countries.


Well... like i said, i wanted something extremely fast!

Edit: i know i am only gonna use it as a toy but... like i said, its more of a luxury than anything :/ 
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September 9, 2012 8:54:16 PM

Smeg45 said:
@ idroid

I have better things to spend my money on that flashy toys that won't be used fully (if at all) and that cost as much as some small countries.


to be honest... yes, i do use it as a flashy toy because I CAN.... but don't fell bad, its not a complete "waste" (as you call it) my wife is an architech and fashion designer so when she's isn't designing clothes she brings my computer to its knees with after effects and CAD while doing some house desings.
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September 9, 2012 9:03:39 PM

UVB076 said:
BTW, idroid, I'm pretty sure that a standard house is not wired to be able to support over 1600W


i am pretty sure it is... i will tell you what i have in my house:

6x 5 ton Central AC units (30000W EASY)

1x 18000btu AC on each room + 1 in the kitchen (7 rooms + kitchen = 14000W)

idk... microwave?? 1000w.

2x waching machine + cloth dryer = 15000W

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September 9, 2012 9:04:18 PM

I've revised my build so... yeah
CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ NCIX US)
It's more or less the same as the 3960X, except it's like half the cost for a lower clock and a bit less cache, but you're going to overclock anyway.
CPU Waterblock: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block ($119.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Good looking copper waterblock, what else can I say?
Radiator: XSPC EX480 Quad 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($79.99 @ FrozenCPU)
One radiator for up top (needs a little bit of modding)
Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm Japan Servo Double Ball Bearing Case Fan 1850RPM 28DBA 58.3CFM ($10.99 @ US.NCIX)
Best fans...ever. You'll need 9
Fans: Bitfenix Spectre Pro BFF-SPRO-20025KK-RP All Black 200MM Case Fan ($18.98 @ US.NCIX)
Best 200mm fan. You'll only need 1
Fittings: 18x Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($8.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 4
Fittings: 5x Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Rotary 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($17.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 6
Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 3/8" ID 1/2" OD with 1/16" Wall - 10ft Retail Pack - UV Red (PFLEXP10-12-R) ($22.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Thermal Paste: Tuniq TX-4 Extreme Performance and Exceptional Reliability Thermal Compound ($21.98 @ Newegg)
MaximumPC found this to be the best thermal paste
Link: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/geek_tested_1...
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme11 SSI CEB LGA2011 Motherboard ($609.47 @ Newegg)
It's generally accepted that this is one of the best X79 mobos. As long as you don't mind the fan.
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($299.99 @ Newegg)
TridentX is not in stock at Newegg, and this has the same specs as it.
Storage: Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($199.98 @ NCIX US)
3TB drive for your storage
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
SSD because SSDs are cool.
Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)
Video Card : EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
It's worth it to get this because you have to do less work and the block is already installed.
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card Link: Bitspower SLI / Crossfire Multi-Link Adapter Pair - Matte Black ($9.99 @ FrozenCPU)
This links your graphics cards without needing to have tubing.
Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Will need some modding but will fit a 480mm and 2x 240mm radiators. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?2781...(Liquid-Edition)
Reservoir: XSPC Twin D5 Dual Bay Reservoir/Pump Combo ($224.99 @ Sidewinder Computers)
It comes with the 2 pumps, and fits in your drive bays to make it less inconvenient.
Power Supply: Thermaltake 1475W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($357.20 @ Mwave)
This will be capable of powering the rig, even overclocked, charging 6 things via USB and with 4-way SLI.
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Mouse: SteelSeries Sensei Wired Laser Mouse ($86.97 @ CompUSA)
Just...a really good mouse. Nothing else really.
Surface: SteelSeries 4HD Mousepad ($19.99 @ SteelSeries)
Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($138.60 @ NCIX US)
Nice matte mechanical keyboard that has a refined look to it.
Headset: A40 AUDIO SYSTEM ASTRO EDITION ($249.99 @ Astro Gaming)
Apparently this is the best headset there is.
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($130.20 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Your choice whether or not this makes it into the build
Tools: Fellowes 100-Piece Super Computer Repair Tool Kit ($89.99 @ FrozenCPU)
May not be needed.

Total: $8867.70
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September 9, 2012 9:06:06 PM

idroid said:
i am pretty sure it is... i will tell you what i have in my house:

6x 5 ton Central AC units (30000W EASY)

1x 18000btu AC on each room + 1 in the kitchen (7 rooms + kitchen = 14000W)

idk... microwave?? 1000w.

2x waching machine + cloth dryer = 15000W

I mean out of each wallplug thing.
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September 9, 2012 9:08:59 PM

UVB076 said:
I mean out of each wallplug thing.


i just checked how much my toaster consumes and it says 1500w.... i am more than sure that with some quality AC plugs you can pull about 5000w out each one or perhaps more, idk :lol: 
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September 9, 2012 9:15:52 PM

off topic but is there a bb-code version of pastebin? I want to post this on something like pastebin.
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September 9, 2012 9:16:05 PM

UVB076 said:
I've revised my build so... yeah
CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($549.99 @ NCIX US)
It's more or less the same as the 3960X, except it's like half the cost for a lower clock and a bit less cache, but you're going to overclock anyway.
CPU Waterblock: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal CPU Liquid Cooling Block ($119.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Good looking copper waterblock, what else can I say?
Radiator: XSPC EX480 Quad 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($79.99 @ FrozenCPU)
One radiator for up top (needs a little bit of modding)
Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Radiator: XSPC EX240 Dual 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator ($49.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Fans: Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm Japan Servo Double Ball Bearing Case Fan 1850RPM 28DBA 58.3CFM ($10.99 @ US.NCIX)
Best fans...ever. You'll need 9
Fans: Bitfenix Spectre Pro BFF-SPRO-20025KK-RP All Black 200MM Case Fan ($18.98 @ US.NCIX)
Best 200mm fan. You'll only need 1
Fittings: 18x Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($8.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 4
Fittings: 5x Bitspower G1/4 Thread 90-Degree Rotary 3/8" ID x 1/2" OD Compression Fitting ($17.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Need 6
Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex PRO LRT Tubing 3/8" ID 1/2" OD with 1/16" Wall - 10ft Retail Pack - UV Red (PFLEXP10-12-R) ($22.95 @ FrozenCPU)
Thermal Paste: Tuniq TX-4 Extreme Performance and Exceptional Reliability Thermal Compound ($21.98 @ Newegg)
MaximumPC found this to be the best thermal paste
Link: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/features/geek_tested_1...
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme11 SSI CEB LGA2011 Motherboard ($609.47 @ Newegg)
It's generally accepted that this is one of the best X79 mobos. As long as you don't mind the fan.
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($299.99 @ Newegg)
TridentX is not in stock at Newegg, and this has the same specs as it.
Storage: Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($199.98 @ NCIX US)
3TB drive for your storage
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($499.99 @ Newegg)
SSD because SSDs are cool.
Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)
Storage: Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 3.5" 10000RPM Internal Hard Drive (RAID 0) ($249.00 @ B&H)
Video Card : EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
It's worth it to get this because you have to do less work and the block is already installed.
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Classified VGA Card - (04G-P4-3688-KR) w/ EVGA Hydro Copper Waterblock Professionally Installed (3-Way SLI) ($844.99 @ FrozenCPU)
Video Card Link: Bitspower SLI / Crossfire Multi-Link Adapter Pair - Matte Black ($9.99 @ FrozenCPU)
This links your graphics cards without needing to have tubing.
Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Will need some modding but will fit a 480mm and 2x 240mm radiators. http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?2781...(Liquid-Edition)
Reservoir: XSPC Twin D5 Dual Bay Reservoir/Pump Combo ($224.99 @ Sidewinder Computers)
It comes with the 2 pumps, and fits in your drive bays to make it less inconvenient.
Power Supply: Thermaltake 1475W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($357.20 @ Mwave)
This will be capable of powering the rig, even overclocked, charging 6 things via USB and with 4-way SLI.
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Monitor: Asus PA246Q 24.1" Monitor ($466.99 @ B&H)
Mouse: SteelSeries Sensei Wired Laser Mouse ($86.97 @ CompUSA)
Just...a really good mouse. Nothing else really.
Surface: SteelSeries 4HD Mousepad ($19.99 @ SteelSeries)
Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($138.60 @ NCIX US)
Nice matte mechanical keyboard that has a refined look to it.
Headset: A40 AUDIO SYSTEM ASTRO EDITION ($249.99 @ Astro Gaming)
Apparently this is the best headset there is.
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($130.20 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Your choice whether or not this makes it into the build
Tools: Fellowes 100-Piece Super Computer Repair Tool Kit ($89.99 @ FrozenCPU)
May not be needed.

Total: $8867.70


Good build! but i already ordered iDroid's build...

btw... i've read wonders about IPS panels but they don't support 3D so i am not interested :/ 

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