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Windows 7: Potential New Build

08 Apr 2015   #1
link238

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 
Potential New Build

Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my pc as I go on using it, recently got a new case for it as well as a liquid processor cooling unit. I have been looking up some further modifications and would like to get some feed back from people who've been doing this longer then I have and have knowledge about the parts. My current Specs are listed on my profile but I was thinking of swapping out most of the parts to the following

Intel Core i7-5960X
ASUS P9X79 LE (Mobo)
G.SKILL RipJaw X 4x8GB (2 of them)
MSI GeForce GTX 970 (3 of them)
Corsair AX1500i

I realize that this would cost me a pretty penny (upwards of 4500 with tax here) but it would all be introduced 1 at a time. An example would be I buy the processor then a paycheck or two after I buy the Mobo. After that I would probably buy the memory followed by the power then the graphics.

Cooling isn't going to be a problem, i have the Corsair H100i for the processor which should be sufficient to do the job (if not I will create a custom cooling system) and will soon have 12 fans on the case

Any Suggestions or pointers would be greatly appreciated, thanks


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08 Apr 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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08 Apr 2015   #3
link238

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 

Was looking at the Titan X but I'm not up to dolling out 1k a card at the moment... but if i keep to dual or single monitor that would work
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08 Apr 2015   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Ya, it`s way over priced.
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08 Apr 2015   #5
link238

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 

Memory wise i'm thinking of waiting till a good priced 500 gig comes along. From what i can tell, right now that would be about $2 a gig, going to wait for a little better 1.75 or so per, otherwise i'm going to grab a smaller one for the os and a few select items. My list draws on what i can (relatively) easily get locally. If you have any suggestions on better mobos please by all means. I know 64 gigs of ram is a bit.. insane, but it would be cool even if the highest ram usage thing i know is perhaps 8 gigs. I intend for it to be up to anything for the next 5-7 years.. hopefully


edit: any thoughts on ASUS X99 Motherboards - IntelĀ® Haswell-E
I'd have to switch to ddr4 but that wouldn't be too bad. we have stable ddr4 now?
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08 Apr 2015   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

That`s exactly what I was going to suggest.
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08 Apr 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I have a silly question.
What is the intended use of this computer?
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08 Apr 2015   #8
link238

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 

Gaming rig, i have a laptop i can use for other purposes. Plus the parts that are currently in the pc now, will be going back into my old case and essentially be a media streaming device for my technically challenged girlfriend


Ok heres what I have locally available
Canada Computers | Computers, Computer Parts, Computer Componets, Hardware & Accessories

what do you suggest? I'm afraid that I'm a bit out of my league determining whats different between them
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09 Apr 2015   #9
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I didn't knew X79 chipset supports The newer i7 Processors
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10 Apr 2015   #10
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

They probably need a bios update like the Z87 does.
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