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Windows 7: Planning on buying a new rig.


20 Jul 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Planning on buying a new rig.

Build is now ordered! Thanks to all those who helped me in this thread

Yay! Today I Finally recieved my system! Man I love it, and so much place for further building ^^
Thanks again all for helping me!
FPS are off the charts!!

Check my system specs

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20 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Wow, this is the second post in the past few weeks about people who want to spend nearly $5,000 on a computer. I mean with that much money it seems the sky is the limit and you can really do just about anything that you could possibly want. Personally, I don't think that I could even spend that much money on a single rig.
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20 Jul 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

I priced out a dream machine on Cyberpowerpc.com for around $4000, though I can't afford it

It included the top AMD 6-core, 8GB RAM, a 4GB 5970 (dual 2gb GFX cards), a small SSD for the OS, 2 HDD's, blu-ray burner, DVD burner, 7 Ultimate and Office 2010

My current PC is from Cyberpowerpc, purchased in spring 2008, and works beautifully - they offer AMD & Intel builds
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20 Jul 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Spidey1976 View Post
It included the top AMD 6-core
The problem with that is the top AMD 6 core only performs about as good as the middle of the road Intel 4 core (Core i5-750).

I personally get all of my parts from NewEgg. For best performance, invest in an SSD drive for your OS. With your budget this would not be a problem
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20 Jul 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hehe. Well it's about priorities i guess :P
I really don't do much exept sitting on my computer.

Okey Here is my system details so far:

Intel® Core™ i7 960 Quad Core Processor (3.2GHz, 8MB Cache)
Dual 2GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 CrossfireX™ Enabled
6GB DDR3 1866MHz (3x 2GB) Tri Channel Memory
1.2TB RAID 0 (2x 640GB SATA-II, 7,200 RPM, 16MB Cache HDDs)
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium
PSU on 1100 Watt.
Liquid Cooling.

I don't really need a stronger processor do I?
I mean with this graphic setup and all, I don't really see the point in paying so much more for a i7 xtreme.
Please let me know what you think.
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20 Jul 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Why Liquid Cooling? Do you have a plan to substantially overclock...because without that....liquid cooling just isn't really worth the effort.

Do you need a stronger processor? Hard to tell, but based on what you have said thus far....I think a core i5-750 would fit the bill and provide more than enough power. I don't see any reason you need to spend more than about $2000-$2500 on this computer.
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20 Jul 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Well i would like to have a i7 ^^

I don't need liquid cooling with an i7 and crossfire 5970's ?

Hmm just looked at cyberpowerpc.com, it has very good prices, with the same specs i saved about 500 bucks from the last site I checked
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20 Jul 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hawkin90 View Post
Hmm just looked at cyberpowerpc.com, it has very good prices, with the same specs i saved about 500 bucks from the last site I checked
Do you plan to buy this built, or do you plan to purchase the parts yourself and do the assembly?
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20 Jul 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I'm going to buy it built
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20 Jul 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Okey I have now pressed it down to 3800$
I'm pretty satisfied with this, let me know what you think.
I'm going with liquid cooling as I'm going to have a 20% overclock on the system the whole time.

Case: Coolermaster HAF-X Gaming Full Tower Case w/ 1x230mm Red LED Fan, 1x200mm Fans, 2xFront USB 3.0 Port
CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-970 3.20 GHz 12M Intel Smart Cache LGA1366 [+330]
Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: Extreme OC (Extreme Overclock 20% or more)
Cooling Fan: CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 240MM w/ Dual Fan(CPU & GPU Liquid Cool Capable, Extreme Overclcking Performance + Extreme Slient at 18dBA)
Motherboard: * (3-Way SLI Support) GigaByte GA-X58A-UD3R Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Ultra Durable™3 Triple-Channel DDR3/1600 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 Dolby Audio, eSATA, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2 x SATA-III RAID, IEEE1394a, 4 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI
Memory: 12GB (2GBx6) DDR3/1800MHz Triple Channel Memory Module [+207] (Kingston Hyper-X [+54])
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 5970 2GB GDDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [+336] (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
Video Card 2: ATI Radeon HD 5970 2GB GDDR5 16X PCIe Video Card [+675] (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
Multiple Video Card Settings: Xtreme Performance in SLI/CrossFireX Gaming Mode Supports Single Monitor
Power Supply Upgrade: 1,100 Watts - CyberPowerPC Gaming Power Supply SLI/CrossFireX Ready [+41]
Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive)
Sound: Creative Labs SB X-FI Titanium Fatal1ty Champion Series PCI Express Sound Card [+199]
Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)

Total = 3855$
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