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Posted · Original PosterOP

Here we go!

 

I finally have the cash together to build a new beast.  Mainly for gaming but will play around with video editing and video streaming from time to time when the opportunity arises.  Ill be using Windows 8 Pro with my existing SSD (OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS) and storage HDD (WD RE4 2TB).  Probably will add more drives later on as i need them.  I originally wanted the Avexir red Mpower RAM, but they simply couldnt figure out how to sell it to me?!  Their RAM doesnt appear in stores and would have matched my system perfectly, but oh well.. Corsair will do!  Ill keep the Blu-ray burner i have in my current system.  My aim is to keep things cool, regardless of noise.  Summer is coming in 6 months and the PC room wont handle the heat very well..lol.  Im thinking 2x 780's will be beastly enough for probably the next 5 years or so.  DirectX 12 wont be any time soon, and when shadowplay comes (soon?) ill be on the right track there too.  The lack of OpenCL (vs a Titan) isnt anything i really care about.  Im going push pull on the cpu cooler rad at the front of the case - as an intake. 

 

Fingers crossed i can reach 4.6Ghz overclocked on the CPU S:

 

Ill be posting pics at the end of the week when ill have it all put together.

 

 

 

MSI Z87-GD65 MOTHERBOARD

Intel Core i7 4770K 3.5GHz CPU

CORSAIR AX-1200 ATX POWER SUPPLY 80+GOLD 1200W

COOLER MASTER HAF XB TOP WINDOW (RC-902XB-KWN1)

5x Noctua NF F12 PWM Fan (MIT-NF-F12-PWM)

Swiftech H220 All-In-One Liquid Cooler (PCG149)

2x MSI GTX780 Twin Frozer Graphics Card (N780 TF 3GD5/OC)

Corsair 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1866MHz, 9-10-9-27, RED Vengeance PRO 1.65V (CMY16GX3M2A1866C9R)

AverTV Twinstar A1880D Dual DVB-T TV Tuner PCI-E

 

Asus PB278Q PLS Monitor

 

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GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-020-AR

 

 

I believe you can get other colors are well from there. They do ship to Australia it seems, not sure how the rates are. 

Aye, however theres no 2x8 red mpower sticks there.. i cant seem to find them anywhere... ebay had some 2x4 and 4x4 gb sticks but i want to expand later possibly, so i gave up on avexir.


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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Aye, however theres no 2x8 red mpower sticks there.. i cant seem to find them anywhere... ebay had some 2x4 and 4x4 gb sticks but i want to expand later possibly, so i gave up on avexir.

 

Bloody crying shame, that is such gorgeous ram. I doubt you would need to go beyond 4x4GB. But it is cutting it close. 

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Great name, looking forward to some pics! And welcome to the HAF XB club :P!!


CPU: AMD FX 8120 @4.5Ghz - CPU cooler: Cooler Master Nepton 240M Watercooling - Mobo: Asus M5A97Pro - GPU: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor-X @ 1200Mhz - Memory: Kingston Hyper X 16GBs DDR3 - Storage: Kingston SSD & Seagate Baracude HDD - PSU: Cooler Master V850W PSU- Case: Cooler Master Cosmost II

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Name inspired by something? Makes me think of Yugioh : P


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90% of what I say is sarcasm.

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Looks great, do you have money pouring out of your ears?


CPU: i7-4770k CPU Cooler: NH-D14 RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8gb GPU: EVGA Superclocked 780 ti MOBO: ASUS Maximus VI Gene PSU: Corsair RM 850 Case: Bitfenix Prodigy M

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Name inspired by something? Makes me think of Yugioh : P

Well I'm an MMO player, mostly Star wars the old republic, so the name kinda stuck with me from that perspective. I do play fps and RPGs to.. And I don't plan to require any more hardware for next gen games like witcher3 or dragon age inquisition, bf4, etc.

Looks great, do you have money pouring out of your ears?

Yes and now its all gone...LOL.


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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Yes and now its all gone...LOL.

Hehe, I'm familiar with that :D


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I can wait :D i'll be sitting right here with my trusty and lovely F5 key ^^


-Corsair Carbide 500r + TX-750w V2 | Asus P5Q Deluxe + Intel Core2Duo E8400 @ 3.8Ghz + 2x2GB G.Skill DDR2 1066mhz

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Shouldn't you put the RAMs in an alternating slot for it to be in dual channel mode?

BTW build looks nice and clean  :D


Good enough.

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That looks really nice and clean, especially for such a small build. Noctua fans really don't match the rest of the build and like mmracho said, you should probably move the second RAM stick into the third slot for dual channel though. Other than that I like how, even though it's a red and black colour scheme, the reds are more subtle than most (usually due to ROG components) makes it look more mature and elegant.

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Shouldn't you put the RAMs in an alternating slot for it to be in dual channel mode?

BTW build looks nice and clean :D

Whoops.. How did I miss that

/fixed

And thanks!


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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That looks really nice and clean, especially for such a small build. Noctua fans really don't match the rest of the build and like mmracho said, you should probably move the second RAM stick into the third slot for dual channel though. Other than that I like how, even though it's a red and black colour scheme, the reds are more subtle than most (usually due to ROG components) makes it look more mature and elegant.

Thanks! I originally wanted Avexir ram which would have suited it beautifully but they have so many issues on their website it was impossible to get the right one I wanted. As for for noctua fans, yes they look a little off but they work great.. Maybe I'll replace them with the black version when they decide to release em.

Just played SWTOR last night on 1440p on the new monitor and it's as smooth as silk.. Couldn't be happier. Tried the nvidia face demo and it's butter smooth too. Heaven gets 55 fps on ultra everything maxed (with vsync), higher without vsync, but has tearing. Witcher 2, Bf3, far cry3, crysis3 and look amazing at 60fps (with vsync).

Very happy with this system and can't wait for a new resource hogging game to be released.


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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May I ask why is the memory on single channel? Is there any reason you don't want to run the RAM on dual channel?

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May I ask why is the memory on single channel? Is there any reason you don't want to run the RAM on dual channel?

Fixed.


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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I hate Cooler Master cases but this build is so nice


i5 4670k| Asrock H81M-ITX| EVGA Nex 650g| WD Black 500Gb| H100 with SP120s| ASUS Matrix 7970 Platinum (just sold)| Patriot Venom 1600Mhz 8Gb| Bitfenix Prodigy. Build log in progress 

Build Log here: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/119926-yin-yang-prodigy-update-2-26-14/

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so.. at stock clock I can reach 30 fps on Metro Last Light with everything at max settings (4x ssao).

at 2x ssao I get 60 fps

 

ill consider overclocking when I need to but for now theres no need


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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What's with the TV Tuner?

Its a TV tuner.. It tunes in to dvb-t channels. This is how we get TV in Australia. I use mediaportal.

Www.team-mediaportal.com


GamingPC: Intel 4770k CPU, 2xMSI 780 GTX Twin Frozr, 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Pro, Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler.

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I love the 220's CPU block. That with red tubing would really go with your red and black colour scheme.


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