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08 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 
Building a PC...

Wasn't quite sure where to post about this, so I figured the "chillout" room would be perfect.

I'm looking for someone to build a computer with these specifications...

3x NVidia 2xx+ Graphics cards
i7 Processor
Motherboard that supports up to 12GB of RAM & SSD
sufficient PSU
water cooling
very GOOD case..

Dollar limit: 7500$ (Give or take a few hundred, this doesn't include shipping)

My goal is for 6 monitors for multiple working.

I do quite of a bit of programming, along with 3D Modeling, and I enjoy being able to watch movies while I code & create graphics. This will need to be a monster computer.
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08 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

For a start, how about the Enermax ERV1250EGT: Enermax Revolution 85+ 1250W Power Supply - Introduction

And Silverstone TJ07B-W case: Silverstone Temjin TJ07B Review - Page 1/6 | techPowerUp
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08 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
For a start, how about the Enermax ERV1250EGT: Enermax Revolution 85+ 1250W Power Supply - Introduction

And Silverstone TJ07B-W case: Silverstone Temjin TJ07B Review - Page 1/6 | techPowerUp

Nice stuff, but I generally don't trust brands I've never personally dealt with. I bought a few off brands and I regret it 100%. The fans that came with the cases died within a few hours of having the computer on.


I will do a little research on those brands.


I'm hoping people will give me some well known & used boards. Last few computers I've built, I've matched it up myself but have had little problems with them, such as fans not running at proper speeds, CPU Heatsinks not sitting properly, hard drives being rejected, or my favorite, wrong board in the wrong box.

I guess I will build it on NewEgg, and then I'll post it back here and see what you guys think.
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08 Jan 2011   #4

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Here is my shopping list with the water cooling still to add and some cooling fans etc might be some compatibility issues also but its a start Love those Jap cases.
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08 Jan 2011   #5

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sandman View Post
Here is my shopping list with the water cooling still to add and some cooling fans etc might be some compatibility issues also but its a start Love those Jap cases.
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08 Jan 2011   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

This could be in your price range?
murderbox
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08 Jan 2011   #7

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

I'm really stuck on ASUS. ASUS P6T7 WS SuperComputer Motherboard - LGA 1366, Intel X58, SATA, SLI Ready, CrossFireX Ready, Triple Channel DDR3, SAS, Hyperthreading
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08 Jan 2011   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

If it must be an Intel based board then EVGA would be my choice for mobo and GPU's with factory water!
EVGA | Intelligent Innovation
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08 Jan 2011   #9

Windows 8 64bit Professional
 
 

This is what I came up with...

Wish List:
Qty. Product Description Savings Total Price 5 Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS 2TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136783
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$599.95 1 Intel Core i7-960 Bloomfield 3.2GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601960
Item #: N82E16819115224
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
$579.99 1 LITE-ON Blu-ray Burner with 3D Playback SATA iHBS212 LightScribe - Retail
Item #: N82E16827106348
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$10.00 Instant
$139.99
$129.99 1 EVGA 131-GT-E767-TR LGA 1366 Intel X58 SLI3 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813188068
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$209.99 6 Acer H243Hbmid 24" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor
Item #: N82E16824009167
Return Policy: Monitor Standard Return Policy -$80.00 Instant
$1,619.94
$1,139.94 3 EVGA 012-P3-1472-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) SuperClocked 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Item #: N82E16814130549
Return Policy: VGA Replacement Only Return Policy -$15.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$839.97
$794.97 1 Logitech G9x Black Two modes scroll USB Wired Laser Gaming Mouse
Item #: N82E16826104261
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$30.00 Instant
$99.99
$69.99 1 Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/128GB 2.5" 128GB SATA II Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Item #: N82E16820139135
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy -$35.00 Instant
$234.99
$199.99 1 LINKSYS E3000 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz / 5GHz simultaneous Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router up to 300Mbps with USB Built-in UPnP AV Media Server
Item #: N82E16833124388
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$33.33 Instant
$179.99
$146.66 1 EVGA Classified SR-2 100-PS-1200-GR 1200W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817438003
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$30.00 Instant
$30.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$399.99
$369.99 1 Logitech C910 USB 2.0 1080p HD Pro Webcam
Item #: N82E16826104385
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$99.99 1 GIGABYTE SUMO 5115 GZ-FA1CAR-AJB Black Aluminum ATX Full GAMING Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811233047
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$30.00 Instant
$179.99
$149.99 1 Logitech G19 Black USB Wired Standard Gaming Keyboard
Item #: N82E16823126053
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
$199.99 1 CORSAIR DOMINATOR 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMP12GX3M3A1600C9
Item #: N82E16820145321
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
$249.99 1 Logitech Z-5500 505 Watts 5.1 Digital Speaker System
Item #: N82E16836121120
Return Policy: Bulk Item Refund Only Return Policy
$395.99








My skills with building computers are basic; this doesn't include the Water Cooling Kit either.

And a Custom Water Cooling Set from

Custom Water Cooling Kit - Danger Den

Not entirely sure what I'd need via that Custom Water Cooling Kit.

I basically want to be able to OverClock, if needed. Be able to Expand if I need too. Lots of hard drive space, and screaming fast performance. I need to be able to run multiple VM's, Linux & Windows, and other sorts. Plus, brag rights with this would be a must
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08 Jan 2011   #10

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Try this site iBUYPOWER: High Performance Custom Gaming Computers and Laptops then configure....fun to play with....
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