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Old 14-05-12, 08:00 PM
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Hi,

Wondering if anyone could give me feedback for a build I want to get done over the summer.

MOTHERBOAD:Asus Sabertooth Z77 £179.

CPU:intel Core i7 3770K £245

RAM: 16GB (4x4G Corsair DDR3 Vengeance quad channel, 1866mhz £104

COOLER:Corsair H100 £79

CASE:Coolermaster HAF X V2 £129

GPU: 3GB XFX Radeon HD 7950 Double D £330

POWER:750W PSU, Antec HCP-750 GB High Current PRO 92% Eff' £106

STORAGE:

240GB OCZ Technology Vertex 3, 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Sandforce SSD, £190

2TB Seagate £85

Any suggested/changes my budget at the moment is just under £1500 and I don't need any

peripherals.

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Old 14-05-12, 08:02 PM
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This machine would be v v nice. I see no problems apart from some people might suggest a different PSU? but everything else seems great
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Old 14-05-12, 08:04 PM
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Saberooth is for looks not features just telling you now, but it's a great board but if you want a themed rig be careful about the color of your parts(:
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Old 14-05-12, 08:10 PM
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Unless you do a lot of photo or video editing or rendering etc... 8GB of RAM is plenty. Also, are you running multiple screens? If not, a 2GB GTX 670 would be a better choice than a 7950. Also, 1 240GB SSD is a waste, if you want 240GB of storage from an SSD get 2x120's and put them in RAID 0 and they'll be lightning quick. If you just want it as a boot drive, a single 60GB unit will do.
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Old 14-05-12, 08:10 PM
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Cheers, I thought 750 would be enough but what do you guys think?

Also has anyone got any experience with the h100 and if its worth the price? I hear good things about it but not 100% sure where i'd put the 240mm radiator in the HAF X V2
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Old 14-05-12, 08:11 PM
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I would luv to get one of these :3 i see nothing wrong altough getting a slightly bigger psu would help to throw another 7950 in there in future
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Old 14-05-12, 08:13 PM
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Cheers, I thought 750 would be enough but what do you guys think?

Also has anyone got any experience with the h100 and if its worth the price? I hear good things about it but not 100% sure where i'd put the 240mm radiator in the HAF X V2
750W is plenty

And you'd mount a H100 in the roof of the case. Btw the stock H100 fans can be a bit noisy, so if you want a quiet rig investing in some aftermarket fans would be a good idea
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Old 14-05-12, 08:13 PM
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I plan on having a triple monitor set up once i've saved up after buying this build. I may just use a single 120GB SSD as I don't think

i'd need 240GB to be honest.
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I plan on having a triple monitor set up once i've saved up after buying this build. I may just use a single 120GB SSD as I don't think

i'd need 240GB to be honest.
Ok then, triple monitors = avoid 2GB 670's imo. Either get 4GB 670's if you can afford it, or stick with the 7950. Also, if you stick with the 7950 don't buy an XFX card, they tend to be a bit on the loud and hot side of things. Something like a Powercolor, Sapphire, Gigabyte or Asus card seem to be the best all round performers. Just pick one that is cool, quiet and matches your colour scheme
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Old 14-05-12, 08:21 PM
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Ok then, triple monitors = avoid 2GB 670's imo. Either get 4GB 670's if you can afford it, or stick with the 7950. Also, if you stick with the 7950 don't buy an XFX card, they tend to be a bit on the loud and hot side of things. Something like a Powercolor, Sapphire, Gigabyte or Asus card seem to be the best all round performers. Just pick one that is cool, quiet and matches your colour scheme
Ok cheers, I thought XFX made pretty cool cards (never owned one though) and a 4Gb 670 would break my budget
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