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Windows 7: Building a new computer, need input

03 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Building a new computer, need input

As i said in the title i am building/upgrading my pc, and this is what i have come up with, if anyone could give suggestions on if items will conflict, or other components that might work better then please let me know

just so i dont have to repeat myself ill add a * next to the items i already have

System Manufacturer/System Model
home built

*Windows 7 professional 64bit

Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor
(8M Cache, 3.06 GHz)

ASUS P7P55D Deluxe -Xtreme Design - Hybrid Series

*CORSAIR DDR3 16GB PC3-16000 (4x DOMINATOR GT 4GB) 2000MHz C9

Graphics Card
Asus Nvidia ENGTX5802DI1536MD5 GTX580, 1536MB GDDR5, 782Mhz, 2x DVI, mini-HDMI, PCIE2.0, DX11

Sound Card
*C-Media PCI Audio 5.1 Surround Sound

Monitor(s) Displays
*Okano 55" Full HD LCD TV - 1920 X 1080 Resolution - HDMI Input - 139cm / 55 Inch LCD Screen (Full HD) Resolution - Built in HD Tuner
*2X Asus 24" VH242H BLACK LCD - FULL HD - 5MS / WUXGA 1920x1080 / D-SUB / DVI / HDMI / SPKS

Screen Resolution
1920x1080 X3

Hard Drives/Burners
*Seagate ST31000528AS 1TB
*Western Digital - WD10EADS-00M2B0 1TB
Corsair Force 60GB SSD Drive

*Sony Optiarc DVD RW AD-7240S
*Sony Optiarc DVD RW AD-7240S
Pioneer BDR-206BK Blu-Ray Burner

Corsair AX1200 1200W Professional Series™ Gold AX1200 — 80 PLUS® Gold Certified Fully-Modular Power Supply

Corsair Graphite Series™ 600T Mid-Tower Case

*Twin 200mm cooling fans with white LEDs
*(x1) 120mm Fan

Logitech G19 Keyboard

Logitech Wireless Gaming Mouse G700

*Logitech Attack™ 3 Joystick

Internet Speed
*TP-LINK 150Mbps Wireless Lite-N Adapter

Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x IEEE 1394a
2 x LAN(RJ45) port
8 x USB 2.0/1.1
10 -Channel Audio I/O
1 x Clr CMOS switch
1 x PS/2 Keyboard (Purple)
1 x PS/2 mouse port (Green)
1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
1 x Optical S/PDIF Output

Internal I/O Connectors
3 x USB connectors support additional 6 USB ports
1 x IDE connector
7 x SATA connectors
1 x IEEE 1394a connector
1 x CPU Fan connector
1 x Power Fan connector
2 x Drive Xpert SATA connectors (navy blue and gray)
2 x Chassis Fan connector (1x4-pin, 1x3-pin)

Front panel audio connector
1 x S/PDIF Out Header
1 x CD audio in
1 x 24-pin ATX Power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector

System Panel(Q-Connector)
1 x TURBO_CON header (for TurboV Remote)
1 x MemOK! button
1 x Power on switch
1 x Reset switch

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

It's all a question of taste, but you seem to have it down to a science.

I personnally like the cooler master HALF X case better. Has 2 usb 3 and a sata.
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03 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM + SP1

Personally i would swap out the Seagate and get two Western Digitals, caviar blacks 1tb.

I would also swap that PSU, unless you are going to be sticking a water cooling kit and sli gtx580, get a 900w or even a 1000w.
I have 1200w and sometimes i think its a bit overkill for my setup.

Perhaps, skip the Logitech g19, nice keyboard but there are hardly any apps that work with it, try a Logitech g510, bit cheaper and a lot more apps work with it.

Apart from those, looks good enough to eat.


Edit: have you thought about Sandy bridge instead for CPU i7-2600k, supposed to be very very very good. But... just a thought.
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03 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

Ditto on drives, 2 6gbs if you have the marvel chip on the board.

I have 2 and data reads well. Be sure to turn off defrag on SSD
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03 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

i already have the hdd's they are in the computer i am using now, so instead of buying new ones i thought id just use the one's i have
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03 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

So, you like them?
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03 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I'm surprised that with the bucks you're gonna lay down on the i7-880, you didn't opt to go with the i7-2600k.
Granted, you have to wait to April for the new motherboards, you may have a greater advantage with the next generation of
boards and processors.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Feb 2011   #8

Windows 10 Pro. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot

Yeah, I would buy a Sandy bridge now, if you can wait a month or so. They appear to run cooler and be overcloked to higher GHz on air than their predecessors. Plus you get all the new architecture, native 6Gb/s SATA and plenty of inoperable 3 Gb/s SATA ports And ASUS has some awesome 1155 boards.

but maybe your like me, slightly trailing edge.
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