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February 2, 2013 3:20:36 PM

Hi, I'm new to the forums, but hopefully I can get some feedback and help. I am planning out my first PC build, a high end Intel/Nvidia gaming rig. My first question, is more of a request, I simply would like some feedback on my component choice to see what I could improve or change.
My second question, is that of choosing a power supply, I'm a quality over quantity sort of guy, so ideally I would like to stick to Corsair as the manufacturer of the PSU, but what power supply should I choose for my system and what wattage would be appropriate. I'm currently torn between the AX860i and the HX1050. The AX860i seems more reliable, better build and offers more features, while the 1050 has a higher wattage, better price-point, but is only semi-modular, and as I'm planning to splice and custom sleeve all of my cables to suit the case and theme, that my be a pain to work with.
Current Specs:
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 Black
PSU: (Corsair AX860i/ Corsair HX1050/ Whatever Else)
Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth Z77
Processor: Inter i7-3770k Ivy Bridge 3.5Ghz(3.9Ghz)/OC'd @ 4.6 Ghz
Memory: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB DDR3 @ 1866
Graphics Cards: 2 x EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature2 2GB in SLI/ OC'd
Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD
SSD: OCZ Vertex 3 240GB(Boot and Program/Game Storage)
HDD: Western Digital WD Black 1TB(Bulk Storage)
Optical Drive: ASUS Black Blu-ray Drive
Cooling: Fans(x3 140mm Corsair AF140 High Performance, x3 120mm Corsair AF120 High Performance), CPU Cooler(Corsair H80i with SP120 High Performance fans), Thermal Compound(Coollabratory Liquid Ultra)

Other Notes: I will be de-lidding the Intel 3770k and applying Liquid Ultra on die to improve thermals, as well as lapping the IHS and heatsinks of both CPU and GPU and applying Liquid Ultra to get better thermals and OC's. I am very much a perfectionist, so Id prefer to keep all of my components black without any bright accents except for maybe blue to match the fans and sleeving I will be adding.

Sorry for the wall of text.
TL;DR: Build Feedback, and what wattage and quality PSU should I choose.

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February 2, 2013 6:11:58 PM

Allright, sorry bout that, will post a better/more proper thread later on. How do I close this one?
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