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Old 01-16-2011, 04:56 AM   #21 (permalink)
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so i decided to wait for the 2600k to comes like farinha said and this is are the parts that i decided to get. im still looking for a video cards for right now i was thinking of running 3 Asus gtx580 but not sure yet. and maybe having more ram instead of 8 gb, i was thinking 24gb but not sure yet? i still haven't found what case i want and any cooling fans. but what do you guys think of the parts so far?

mobo: - ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard

cpu: - Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K - CORSAIR Professional Series AX1200 1200W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 SLI Certified 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - G.SKILL Trident + Turbulence II 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory Model F3-16000CL9D-8GBTDD

graphics - ASUS ENGTX580/2DI/1536MD5 GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) Overclocked 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

hard - OCZ Z-Drive m84 OCZSSDPCIE-ZDM84512G 512GB PCI-Express interface (x8) MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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Old 01-16-2011, 06:35 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I'm drooling right now... (in my head at least ;P )

There gets to be a point where memory becomes pointless for the common user. When I had 8gb of memory I opened as much stuff as I could that required lots of memory (IE, firefox, chrome, photoshop, premiere pro (trial), black ops, cod4, virtual box, 3 virtual machines, microsoft powerpoint, word, excel, movie maker, steam, xfire, aoeIII + both expansion packs) and I only hit 60% usage. So, my point, 24gb of memory is a pointless waste of money; 8gb is more than enough.

Oh, and that SSD is out of stock.

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Old 01-17-2011, 01:19 AM   #23 (permalink)
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lol thanks for the advice i just like having everything that i can get it even if i dont need that much ram lol its always been like for everything haha. and i just notcied it was out of stock thank you for pointing it out, ill look for a different one.
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i decided to go with 2 of this ssd. - OCZ RevoDrive OCZSSDPX-1RVD0120 PCI-E x4 120GB PCI Express MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

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