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Old October 5, 2011, 01:28 PM
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My current build is really outdatet and slow so I decided it's time to get a new one.
I've been reading about new parts online and finally came up with a build that seems pretty good to me.

Motherboard Asus P8Z68-V Intel Z68 LGA1155 ATX
Processor Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4 GHz LGA1155G
Graphic cards 2x Asus EAH6970 DCII/2DI4S/2GD5 Radeon HD6970 2GB GDDR5
Memory 2x Corsair Vengeance 8 GB Kit PC3-12800, 1600MHz, 2x240 DIMM 8 GB Kit
Hard drive Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM 64MB
Case Cooler Master HAF X
PSU Corsair TX950W
and some cheap blu-ray reader.

I'd like you to tell your opinion on the build and if there is anything wrong with it.
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Old October 5, 2011, 01:45 PM
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Wow, that's some build you have there.

Since you're already spending a whole bunch of money, why don't you consider a 120GB SSD for your operating system and installs, and then going with a 2TB WD GREEN HDD for storage?
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Old October 5, 2011, 01:55 PM
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Very nice build. I like GBA's advice. You won't be disappointed if you get an SSD for OS/boot drive.

Personally I would get a better case and possibly upgrade the PSU to a Corsair AX series if budget isn't in mind.
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Old October 5, 2011, 02:17 PM
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unless your doing some crazy setup a haf-x is a waste. its just to big, like annoying big and unless you put an sr2 in it theres so much wasted room. if you want a haf go for a 932 they are plenty big.
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Old October 5, 2011, 02:27 PM
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that is a lot of computer.

i will suggest the Thermaltake Chaser if you like the looks of the case, I find it to be the most amazing case I've ever owned.
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Old October 5, 2011, 02:57 PM
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Thanks for the advice guys.
I decided to get the suggested 2TB WD CG instead of the one in my original build. I also changed the case and added 120GB SSD.
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Old October 5, 2011, 04:08 PM
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My first computer was an x386 back in the day... since then, no single hardware upgrade has ever impressed me more than my SSDs -- you won't be disappointed. Mad fast.
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Old October 5, 2011, 04:29 PM
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I'm curious as to which case you chose?
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Old October 5, 2011, 11:10 PM
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That motherboard is great.
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