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Old September 8, 2010, 09:10 PM
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Processor: i7 950
Motherboard: Gigabyte X58A-UD3R
RAM: Corsair Dominator 6gb 3 channel ddr3
Graphics Card: EVGA Gtx 460 Sli or single card
Hard Drive: 1TB Samsung F3
Case: HAF 932
Power Supply: Seasonic x series 750w
DVD Burner: Samsung 22x dvdrw ide
Sound Card: Azuntech X-Fi Forte

What do you guys think about this build, the reason i am not thinking of doing an sli,
is because amd would be coming out with a 6000s gpu soon.

So i was thinking of using the 6000s gpu as my main card and using the gtx460 for physx
in the future, what do you guys think?

Thanks for reading

In my country the total cost would be arnd S$2300(Non SLI) S$2600(SLI) converting to us dollars it would be US$1700 & US$1940 Respectively

Some people suggested me to drop to i5760 for gaming purposes.
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Old September 8, 2010, 09:21 PM
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That looks good to me to be honest. You might want to save a bit of money by dropping down to a 930 and normal RAM rather than Dominators, but other than that you have a very nice selection of parts.
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Old September 8, 2010, 09:25 PM
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Thanks for the quick reply,
Well in my country the i7-950 is about 30 dollars more then the i7-930 so i might as well go for the 950, well i have to cash to spend as i have saved up for this rig to be that why. What would you suggest for US$2000?
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Old September 8, 2010, 09:36 PM
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I already gave my suggestions. If you want to go with the 950, then go right ahead. For another $30 compared to the 930, I would say it's worth it.
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Old September 8, 2010, 09:50 PM
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decent choices, could save a buck or two on some other ram choices but going with the trend youre ok. nice board.

not a big fan of the 932, i would go for a 922 perhaps?
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Old September 8, 2010, 10:22 PM
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Hey thanks for the reply, I would like to ask if I drop the board to an i5-760 and get a 5970 Is it worth it?
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Old September 8, 2010, 10:23 PM
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Hey thanks for the reply, I would like to ask if I drop the board to an i5-760 and get a 5970 Is it worth it?
I think you'd be better off getting a slower card for now and going all out when the HD 6000 series is released.
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Old September 8, 2010, 11:56 PM
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Don't forget decent Aftermarket Cooler for that CPU........
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Old September 9, 2010, 02:52 AM
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Yeah I thought of going for cm hyper 212 I guess that should be sufficient
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Old September 9, 2010, 03:31 AM
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hey guys want to ask also does the cm 922 red version comes with the mesh panel on the side or its a just a window side panel?
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