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Old 05-24-2011, 12:50 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks alot for this newegg website its really cool! never knew about it

Originally Posted by Slaymate View Post
I would look into leasing the computers.
That won't work. Thought of it though

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These are the four sandybridges that i would go for if i were to go for a SB.

Now from what i heard those 2 motherboards are the most stable and best-for-price at the moment.
I just like gigabyte more than Asus , but can some recommend which should i go for and with which SB?

i5 2500
i5 2500k
i7 2600
i7 2600k

Those are them , so do i really need the i72600k? or just the 2600 , and if i get 40-60 PC's all of them should be i7's? and not some i5s?

that would be really helpfull if i can get some explanation why go with SB and why this type of SB. and i dont think i should be OCing anything atleast not in the 1st 5-6 months just so i dont get overheating and/or reducing the lifespan etc.

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Old 05-24-2011, 10:01 PM   #12 (permalink)
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"k" means unlocked and you can OC it until "smurfs jump out of the computer and punch you in the face". No K means there is an upper limit to how far you can OC it.

The difference between the i5 and i7 is negligible.

i7 - i5 CPU Comparison - Toms Hardware

I'd go the i5 2500. It is the most economic, gives you great performance and you can turbo boost it a little to give it some extra oomph. I would say if you buy the majority as this and then a handful i5 2500k, you can then OC those handful to some hardcore specs for the VIP gamers.

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Old 07-22-2011, 10:10 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Thank eveyrone for the replies , although im abit late on many responses and you have been all a great help with my "future on the line" , finally these are the PC specs

Mother board Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD3-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Gfx Card: Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Power Supply : Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER GX Series RS750-ACAAE3-US 750W ATX12V v2.31 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Proccesor : Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500

Ram: Newegg.com - Kingston HyperX 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C7D3K3/6GX

Harddisk : Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Monitor : Newegg.com - Dell E-Series E2210 Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 1000:1

Case : Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER CM 690 II Advanced nVidia Edition NV-692A-KWN2 Black / Green Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Would be helpful if anyone can recommend , the Servers needed with the sockets and patchpanels etc..
What is the best way to connect 60-70 computers to a server along with the ISP connection (router provided by ISP 100mb) and to a software that has user loginname and password for the accounting side of the cafe.

I was checking out DELL dont have with me right now the specs but its about 10-15$ total with storage

"Cisco SGE2010 48-Port Gigabit Switch"
Cisco® SGE2010 48-Port Gigabit Switch allows you to expand your network securely. Web-based configuration of the switch is secured using SSL


PowerEdge R710 Rack Chassis for Up to 8x 2.5" HDDs and Intel 56xx Processors,Intel Xeon E5620 Processor (2.40GHz, 4C, 12M Cache, 5.86 GT/s QPI, 80W TDP, Turbo, HT), 1066MHz Max Memory, 8GB RAM, 3 X 300 GB 10K SAS 2.5" HDD, DVD-RW, High Output Redundant Power Supply (2 PSU) 870W,, PERC 6/i RAID Contr. 3Yr Basic Warranty - Next Business Day


Please as i have notmuch experience on servers , need help if anyone has otehr recommendations on servers or other types that are specifcally made for games. ( not something crazy like google servers or cheap quality servers that are slow etc..)

if you do recommend other servers and think they are the best choice please let me know why and why the current ones i have are ~ok.. etc.

Budget at the moment is about 8000-11000 $
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Are these computers already purchased?
if not here are some parts suggestions (prices include MiR).:

1) Get better PSUs.
$69.99 650w PC Power and Cooling.
$79.99 750w OCZ .
$79.99 650w Corsair.

2) 60x of that hard drive will run you ~$5,100.
I doubt you will need 1TB of space for these computers.
3x packs of WD Caviar Black 750GB = $3,900.

3) $100 per case + $20 shipping x 60 = $7,200.
Raidmax Thunder $35 + $10 x 60 = $2,700.
Sentey Black Box $40 + $13 x 60 = $3,180.
Antec Three Hundred $60 + $0 x 60 = $3,600.
CM HAF 912 $55 + $8 x 60 = $3,780.

4) Newegg is showing that motherboard and ram as deactivated.
4b) Motherboard uses dual channel ram, you picked triple channel.

*Edit: Forgot about the Shop Runner trial Newegg offers, would cut shipping down to $0.
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Originally Posted by Sultan View Post

The common games which are going to be played are

1. World of Warcraft
2. Dota
3. Heroes of Newerth
4. league of Legends
5. Aion
6. Rift Planes of Telera
7. Steam ( all fps games )
8. Call of Duty
9. Mayb some Crysis etc high Gfx required games.
No Starcraft?!

It is easier to go with all the same build but I have seen PC places with designated sections for different games (i.e. the FPS section will have 19" monitors and everywhere else has a 22" widescreen or something)
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Old 07-22-2011, 04:17 PM   #16 (permalink)
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FSP Group AURUM GOLD 600W (AU-600) ATX12V /EPS 12V CrossFire ready 80PLUS GOLD Certified Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply
assuming the computers will be on 24/7, it may be better to get a more energy efficient power supply now.
looking at your parts, I am estimating 150 watt idle, 340 watt load
gold vs bronze = 5% energy savings = $10.75 savings per system per year.
$20 dollar difference could be made up in 2 years, going into the 3rd year would be saving your money.

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Old 07-23-2011, 03:42 AM   #17 (permalink)
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What about the Servers, since the computers are already purchased and im not buying them from newegg , just using the website as a reference i got everything at bulk price from the market ( alot cheaper than newegg etc.) but now for the servers really need help!

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