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Old September 14, 2012, 02:42 AM
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My System Specs


First of all you need to decide whether you want to go for socket 1155 - More affordable, very close performance to s2011, but no upgrade options in the future - you won't get anything faster than a 3770K -
or socket 2011 - Expensive, not that much more performance, but you'll have the option to upgrade to Ivy Bridge-E which some say will have 8-core chips too.

If the budget does not really bothers you - These are my suggestions:

Motherboard - Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79.
CPU - Intel i7 3930K.
Cooler - Corsair H100.
Memory - 16GB Kingston or G-skill.
Storage - Intel 520 series 240GB SSD, and 2/3TB storage drives if you need.
GPU - GTX680 (Preferably the MSI Lightning)
PSU - Seasonic 1000W Platinum (Although the unit you've mentioned above will do fine with SLI'ed 680s)
Case is down to preference, although you do need one with good airflow for such a system. The Cosmos 2 is awesome if you can afford it.
Have I forgot anything...?
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