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Old 06-10-2006, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Workstation build - suggestions/comments needed.

I am building this new PC to be able to better multi-task, process a lot of data (tasks that can take several days of 100% load on CPU), and at the same time run smoothly the latest games because it is part of my job as a vido game developer. Here is what I've put up together so far, however with so much new technology coming up I am far from being sure of buying this, so I need suggestions and comments.

MoBo - SuperMicro H8DCi

CPUs (will buy 2 of them) - AMD Dual-Core Opteron 270

Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 200GB

RAM - Looking for 2Gb DDR 400 under $200. Suggestions needed.

GPU(s) - Need suggestions - have approx $600 for that.

PSU - Need suggestions.

Cooling - Looking at water cooling but don't know how to choose it. (Btw you forgot to include cooling in your Sticky on buying parts)

Case - Need info on what parameters should I look for when choosing it.

Keeping in mind that this is the first time I am building a PC so if you are to comment/help please break it down to basics for me.

Thank You, in advance. I am looking forward to reading your replies tomorrow.
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Old 06-10-2006, 10:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145575
I would suggest ECC RAM but that cost near $300.

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817711002

GPU:
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=322913

Case: (may go down to $100 w/ rebate soon)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133154

For cooling - I think they give you excellent heatpipe coolers so you really don't need any better cooling.
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