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Is there anything I'm missing for this build?

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September 21, 2012 2:31:10 PM

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K Hexa-Core Processor 3.2 Ghz
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00603QXPM/ref=oh_deta...

Mobo: ATX Motherboard X79A-GD65
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0068494PY/ref=oh_deta...

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7970
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006UACSZ4/ref=oh_deta...

Memory: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Storage: 2x (Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0057VOVE8/ref=oh_deta...

PSU: Corsair Professional Series Gold 850-Watt 80 Plus Gold Certified
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003PJ6QW4/ref=oh_deta...

Case:Thermaltake Level 10 GT
http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Level-VN10001W2N-Towe...

Is there anything i have missed as far as making a functional computer? i have an OS and a keyboard, mouse, speakers, and monitor.

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September 21, 2012 2:51:57 PM

what are you using this build for. if its games, get a i5 3570k. if its work, get a i7 3770k. if its intensive rendering, then you get a x79 rig

ill figure out the rest
September 21, 2012 2:55:21 PM

I've already got all these parts. I was wondering if i need anything else. I want a computer that can do anything i can possibly ask of it.
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September 21, 2012 2:56:30 PM

Fastus said:
CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K Hexa-Core Processor 3.2 Ghz
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00603QXPM/ref=oh_deta...

Mobo: ATX Motherboard X79A-GD65
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0068494PY/ref=oh_deta...

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7970
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006UACSZ4/ref=oh_deta...

Memory: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Storage: 2x (Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0057VOVE8/ref=oh_deta...

PSU: Corsair Professional Series Gold 850-Watt 80 Plus Gold Certified
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003PJ6QW4/ref=oh_deta...

Case:Thermaltake Level 10 GT
http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Level-VN10001W2N-Towe...

Is there anything i have missed as far as making a functional computer? i have an OS and a keyboard, mouse, speakers, and monitor.


Hard to answer without knowing what you are using this for or budget or any information please fill out the http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgra... form that is stuck at the top of this forum.

looks expensive no cooling which seems odd since your spending so much money stock cooling might be ok but not sure what you plan to do with this. I assume since you picked an unlocked CPU you intend to overclock so get a good cooling system.
September 21, 2012 3:00:16 PM

the Motherboard comes with a CPU cooler. Is it not enough? Also the case has three fans built into it. Should i get more? and i have no budget cap. I just want a computer that can handle anything I can through at it.
September 21, 2012 3:04:52 PM

Fastus said:
I've already got all these parts. I was wondering if i need anything else. I want a computer that can do anything i can possibly ask of it.


well heres where you could have saved money

1: downgrading to a i5 3570k has zero performance loss in games. if it was rendering, the i7 3770k would of done it for cheaper
2: if it was a x79 rig, you should be getting a p9x79 pro. if it was to be a z77 board, the z77-v pro board would be more than enough. the gd65 isnt great
3: you should have gotten a 7970 lightning or a a xfx double dissipation 7970 instead of a reference card. if you are planning to water cool these, the level 10 gt is the worse case to do water cooling
4; the level 10 is a ripoff and isnt that great in terms of quality
5: dominator ram is overpriced. i can get a set of gskill for 40 bucks and it would perform the same
6:8gb of ram is more than enough. if its rendering 32gb is a bit too much
7: you should have gotten samsung 830s instead. perform a bit better
8: a xfx xxx 850w would be just as good but much cheaper

you could have saved yourself a lot of money without losing performance
September 21, 2012 3:05:50 PM

now that you cant return it, you should get a noctua nh-d14 se2011 cooler.
September 21, 2012 3:08:42 PM

Wish i had found this site a couple months ago :p  But this system will perform stuff like CAD programs well?
September 21, 2012 3:19:57 PM

I would recommend a mechanical HDD for storage. say1 or 2 TB. Also you didn't specify an optical drive (CD, DVD BluRay)
September 21, 2012 3:22:56 PM

Fastus said:
Wish i had found this site a couple months ago :p  But this system will perform stuff like CAD programs well?


if you do a TON of cad, then the system would be worth the money. if it CAD is a second priority, the i7 3770k would of made so much more sense
September 21, 2012 3:26:44 PM

I dont know what you would classify as a ton but i do a few hours worth of work with it a week in the school labs. I'm a Mechanical Engineering major so hopefully it will be worth it in the end.
September 21, 2012 3:30:20 PM

yeah thats not that much. you would save about 10sec for most types of highly threaded work loads.
September 21, 2012 3:36:02 PM

Ahh I guess i'll live and learn haha thank you very much for your input. Its been very helpful and informative. guess next time i build a high performance rig I'll bounce some ideas around on this forum first haha.
September 21, 2012 3:37:32 PM

that would be around 3-4 years later on.
September 21, 2012 7:23:27 PM

Fastus said:
the Motherboard comes with a CPU cooler. Is it not enough? Also the case has three fans built into it. Should i get more? and i have no budget cap. I just want a computer that can handle anything I can through at it.


oh ok didnt see that you should be fine.
September 22, 2012 1:18:02 PM

Fastus said:
It is a Blu-ray http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0044683HI/ref=oh_deta... and why would you suggest a HDD over an SSD?

Not over a SSD, along with!If you are doing CAD then a large HDD will let you store the projects without cluttering up your SSDs. You only want to store files on your SSD that you need to access quickly, like your OS and programs that you run, not ALL of your data. It is just spending lots of money for not that great a benefit. :pt1cable: 
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