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Good workstation Build?

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December 23, 2012 7:38:53 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tO8q
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tO8q/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tO8q/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($563.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($194.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: ATI FirePro V7900 2GB Video Card ($653.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: CoolMax 800W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1772.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-23 16:37 EST-0500)

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December 23, 2012 7:42:58 PM

I do not recommend using few parts of this build.
December 23, 2012 7:51:42 PM

Much better now:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($499.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($194.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($90.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: ATI FirePro V7900 2GB Video Card ($653.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional Gold 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($144.49 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1942.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-23 16:51 EST-0500)
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December 23, 2012 8:18:34 PM

butremor said:
Much better now:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($499.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($194.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($90.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: ATI FirePro V7900 2GB Video Card ($653.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional Gold 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($144.49 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1942.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-23 16:51 EST-0500)



Yes, I do see what you have changed, but that is almost $200 more!

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December 23, 2012 8:40:49 PM
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Well, do you want to ensure yours workstation longevity or risk it? I'm mainly referring to HDD, which now has 5 year warranty and not some crappy psu which will probably fry under load.

But okay, i think with this psu you will be fine

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($499.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($194.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($90.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: ATI FirePro V7900 2GB Video Card ($653.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($61.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1862.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-23 17:38 EST-0500)
December 29, 2012 11:07:13 PM

Best answer selected by TheCheeseling.
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