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November 7, 2012 1:49:23 PM

Hello. I am hoping you guys can review my build and give me some feedback. My new computer will be mainly for gaming and photo editing. My current computer is 4-5 years old and does not do well with Lightroom and 36mp raw photo files. I will be running two monitors. Any feedback and suggestions are very much appreciated.

AVADirect GAMING PC Core™ i7 X79 3-way SLI® / CrossFireX™ Custom Gaming System

• INTEL Core i7-3930K Six-Core, 3.2 - 3.8GHz TB, LGA2011, 12MB L3 Cache, HT EM64T EIST VT XD, 32nm, 130W, Retail w/o Fan
• PROLIMATECH Megahalems Rev. C CPU Heatsink w/ Dual 120mm Cooler Master R4 Silent Fans, Socket 2011/1155/1156/1366/775, Nickel Plated Copper, Retail
• THERMALTAKE Water2.0 Extreme Liquid Cooling System, Socket LGA2011/1155/1156/1366/FM1/AM3/AM2, Retail
• PROLIMATECH PK-3 Thermal Compound, Electrically Non-Conductive, 5g
• SERVICE Extreme Overclocking, 20% and Up Performance Increase
• CUSTOM Coolant, Green Envy
• ASUS P9X79 PRO, LGA2011, Intel® X79, DDR3-2400 (O.C.) 64GB /8, PCIe x16 SLI CF /2+2*, SATA 6Gb/s /4, 3Gb/s /4, USB 3.0 /6, HDA, BT, GbLAN, ATX, Retail
• CORSAIR 32GB (8 x 4GB) Vengeance™ Red PC3-17000 DDR3 2133MHz CL11 (11-11-11-27) 1.5V SDRAM DIMM, Non-ECC
• EVGA GeForce® GTX 680 Classified 1111MHz, 4GB GDDR5 6008MHz, PCIe x16 SLI, 2x DVI + HDMI + DP, Retail
• SERVICE Overclocking, Single GPU, Optimal and Stable Performance
• CREATIVE Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ Xtreme Audio, 7.1 channels, 24-bit 96KHz, PCI
• OCZ 256GB Vertex 4 SSD, MLC Indilinx Everest 2, 550/465 MB/s, 2.5-Inch, SATA 6 Gb/s, Retail
• SEAGATE 3TB Constellation™ ES.2 w/ Encryption, SATA 6 Gb/s, 7200 RPM, 64MB cache
• RAID No RAID, Independent HDD Drives
• KOUTECH RCM630 All-in-One Card Reader, 3.5" Bay, USB 3.0 /2
• LG ELECTRONICS UH12LS29 Black 10x/16x/48x BD/DVD±RW/CD-RW Blu-ray Disc™ Combo Drive w/ Lightscribe, M-Disc, SATA, w/ Software, OEM
• COOLER MASTER HAF X (RC-942-KKN1) Black Tower Case w/ Window, EATX, 9 Slots, No PSU, Steel/Plastic
• CASE FAN LED Fans Maximum Package, Green
• CUSTOM WIRING Standard Wiring with Precision Cable Routing and Tie-Down
• LOGISYS 12" Single Cold Cathode Case Light Kit, Green
• COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M 850W Power Supply w/ Modular Cables, 80 PLUS® Bronze, ATX12V 2.3 EPS12V 2.92, 6x 8/6-pin PCIe, SLI® Certified, Retail
• MICROSOFT Windows 8 Professional 64-bit Edition, OEM
• ACRONIS True Image™ Home 2013 (Complete System Backup & Recovery Solution), w/ Media
• RAZER BlackWidow™ Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard w/ 5 Function Keys, Wired, USB, Black, Retail
• WARRANTY Silver Warranty Package (3 Year Limited Parts, 3 Year Labor Warranty)
• SERVICE Standard Shipping (UPS or Fedex)


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November 11, 2012 8:42:47 AM

Oh wow, you've got ton of money to spend. And if you're willing to do so, then you're all set. But do you really need Win8? It has no benefit comparing to win7. Also are you sure you need acronis? Might save a bit there.
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November 14, 2012 5:13:17 PM

Thanks for the suggestions.
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