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Old January 8, 2013, 10:38 PM
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So here's my final build based on Alex Chong [NCIX] the forums here and a little bit of research. Thanks for the help and I'll remember to respond this time with some pics and stats after the build is completed :)

MSI Z77 Mpower ATX LGA1155 MSI Z77 Mpower ATX LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 3PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 SATA3 DVI HDMI VGA SLI USB3.0 Motherboard
Intel Core i5 3570K Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail
Corsair H80I Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H80I CPU Cooler System LGA1155 1156 1366 2011 AM2 AM3 FM1 FM2
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB 2.5in SATA3 SandForce SF-2281 SSD Drive READ:555MB/S WRITE:510MB/S Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB 2.5in SATA3 SandForce SF-2281 SSD Drive READ:555MB/S WRITE:510MB/S
Western Digital Red 1TB SATA3 64MB Cache Western Digital Red 1TB SATA3 64MB Cache 3.5in Internal Hard Disk Drive HDD
Corsair Vengeance Heatspreader CMZ16GX3M2A1866C9 16GB 2X8GB DDR3-1866 CL9 Dual Chanel Memory Kit Corsair Vengeance Heatspreader CMZ16GX3M2A1866C9 16GB 2X8GB DDR3-1866 CL9 Dual Chanel Memory Kit
LG 12X Blu-Ray Reader & DVD Writer Combo Drive LG CH12LS28 12X Blu-Ray Reader & Lightscribe DVD Writer Combo Drive
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti OC 1032MHZ 2GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti OC 1032MHZ 2GB 6.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card
Corsair Air Series SP120 120MM 2350RPM 62.74CFM 35DBA High Static Pressure Fan Corsair Air Series SP120 120MM 2350RPM 62.74CFM 35DBA High Static Pressure Fan
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Old January 9, 2013, 05:32 AM
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Try replacing the fan with a cougar vortex one. Way more powerful and MUCH more silent. Pwm model.
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Old January 9, 2013, 12:47 PM
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Change the HDD to a Western Digital and the SSD to a non OCZ and you will be fine.

Other than those two things it looks quite good indeed.
Never had any issues with anything from OCZ. They just have a bad rep due to a few bunk products a while ago. They have since then had a massive management "overhaul" so to speak, and are cranking out great things. Also, you won't really want to run a WD Red. They are designed for multi-drive settings like in servers or NAS arrays. Better off getting a black (fastest/least efficient), blue(less fast/more efficient), green (slowest/ most efficient)
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Old January 9, 2013, 02:32 PM
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50000 hours=5,707762557 years

That should be enough yes.

I saw on your site where you buy some cheap GTX 670s for like 310 dollar. Maybe, just maybe :D Later SLI them if you want and you'll get a loooong lasting system.
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Old January 9, 2013, 04:23 PM
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Never had any issues with anything from OCZ. They just have a bad rep due to a few bunk products a while ago. They have since then had a massive management "overhaul" so to speak, and are cranking out great things. Also, you won't really want to run a WD Red. They are designed for multi-drive settings like in servers or NAS arrays. Better off getting a black (fastest/least efficient), blue(less fast/more efficient), green (slowest/ most efficient)
Well that is fine and dandy for you but experience says otherwise.....and I trust experience more than anything else. plus you do a search on Google and OCZ does indeed make short-lived products.....in ALL of its products currently and from the past. I am happy that you got an extremely RARE good one......take care of it.

However I digress and the choices are up to the OP. Looks like he did the right thing and switched out for a better SSD after all.
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