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Old September 8, 2012, 09:16 AM
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its the only none oem is there anything i could do to make it better?
Personally I just built a new x79 machine and I will tell you my two regrets.

1) Going with a 8dim motherboard, I am using the P9X79 Pro with 16gb Vengeance 1600 ram, right off the bat have had issues. First it wouldn't pick up all 16gb of ram, ( kept telling me a random dim was abnormal every reboot ) so I RMA'd the board. New board same thing, new ram, same thing. Finally called Asus tech and their solution was to put all 4 sticks in one side of the board. ( Not recommended if you want to run "Quad channel" but its somewhat working now ). If I were to redo my build I think I would hold off on the X79 for now as a lot of people are having issues.

2) Buying a internal DVD drive, waste of space, I use it once to load my OS and thats it. Next will be an external to use on each machine when needed.
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Old September 8, 2012, 03:49 PM
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Personally I just built a new x79 machine and I will tell you my two regrets.

1) Going with a 8dim motherboard, I am using the P9X79 Pro with 16gb Vengeance 1600 ram, right off the bat have had issues. First it wouldn't pick up all 16gb of ram, ( kept telling me a random dim was abnormal every reboot ) so I RMA'd the board. New board same thing, new ram, same thing. Finally called Asus tech and their solution was to put all 4 sticks in one side of the board. ( Not recommended if you want to run "Quad channel" but its somewhat working now ). If I were to redo my build I think I would hold off on the X79 for now as a lot of people are having issues.

2) Buying a internal DVD drive, waste of space, I use it once to load my OS and thats it. Next will be an external to use on each machine when needed.
i would use it for my blu-ray movies
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Old October 18, 2012, 01:51 AM
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so for the last halp a year i have been looking at computer parts and creating my own build the last 2 months i haven't been looking into it much and I'm not sure what to get anymore im going to be using my computer for rendering 3d models and animation and doing video editing. the only thing im certain about is
the corsair 800d everything else I'm not mostly motherboard and ram
asus p9x79 pro
3930k
4x4gb 2400 ripjawz z series ddr3 ram
galaxy gtx geforce 670 4gb
corsair h100 cpu cooler
xonar phoebus
corair 800d
cooler master silent pro gold 1000w powersupply
wd black 2tb 7200rpm
240gb corsair nuetron gtx ssd
and 3d 12x blue ray player

so what do you think
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Old October 18, 2012, 02:37 AM
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The 3930k will serve you well for 3D modeling, video editing, etc. G.Skill RAM is excellent, if you want to save some money you may want to consider some lower clocked memory as well (1600-1866 MHz) as outside of benchmarks you're unlikely to notice a difference. I suggest finding the motherboard with the features that you want, and checking out the motherboard manufacturers RAM QVL. A kilowatt PSU is a little overkill, even if you plan to SLI in the future you may want to consider something in the 750-850 range.
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Old December 2, 2012, 10:45 AM
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Okay so im finally in root to buy the computer this is what i have.
corsair 800d
p9x79 pro
3930k
670 ftw+ 4gb
32gb corsair vengeance 1600mhz 4 x 8gb sticks
corsair h100
xonar phoebus
cooler master silent pro hybrid 1050w fully modular
western digital 1tb hard drive
intel 520 cherryville 120gb ssd
internal bluray player

The pc will be used for 3d rendering video editting gaming and more. i want to check if my parts are compatible and if there is maybe something i should switch out please get back to me soon
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Old December 2, 2012, 11:45 AM
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Looks like a pretty nice build. I think that the coolermaster silent pro psu is an ok PSU. I think that something like an AX850 or anything from Seasonic, XFX, Silverstone, or Antec would be just as good if not better. Other than thatm it looks like a pretty sweet build.
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Old December 2, 2012, 12:46 PM
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Looks like a pretty nice build. I think that the coolermaster silent pro psu is an ok PSU. I think that something like an AX850 or anything from Seasonic, XFX, Silverstone, or Antec would be just as good if not better. Other than thatm it looks like a pretty sweet build.
i think im going to switch to the xfx 1000w platinum
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Old December 2, 2012, 07:37 PM
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is a sound card needed i have the astro a40 headset will it make it sound better or whats the point
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Old December 3, 2012, 05:23 AM
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Not needed unless your an audiophile really.

A high end card with high end headset / speakers will give you much better audio than on-board BUT only if your listening to high quality recordings. (FLAC)

on-board is about as good as a lowish end sound-card these days.

The pheobus is a silly price to pay unless you really need/want high end audio.
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Old January 13, 2013, 01:29 AM
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Exclamation still working on my build got a whole new build thought i would ask

800d or 900d
rampage 4 extreme
intel 3930k 3.2
corsair h100i

heres my problem im wondering if i should get 2 asus 680 2gb top edition has around 1200 clock but i also have to fit a capture card and sound card or a 2 asus 680 4gb 1000 clock ill have a 2560x1400 and 2 1080 monitors could i possibly use the all monitors with the 2 4gb cards

corsair dominator platinum 32gb
xfx 1000 wat 80+platinum
120gb ssd or 2 120s raid 0
western digital 2 tb or 4 500gb raid10
blue ray reader

if you can think of anything else this system will be used for 3d modeling and rendering also video editing and of course gaming and blu rays
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