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What parts should I use for the most advanced build?


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Hello,
I have decided to build another computer. I have a xg viper 2 case already. I plan on using a core i7 processor, and 3 terabytes of hard drive space. Money is not a factor in this build. What would ya'll recommend I get. I want the best motherboard, video card, ram, cooling system, etc...
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I have calculated it out and my budget is 2500 dollars. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Hi,

Are you planning on overclocking? Also, what OS and version are you going to install on it?
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Yes I plan to overclock. Windows 7 x64 is what I plan to run. I already have the operating system and all the software i will need. Now i just need to figure out the best components. I'm thinking core i7, tri channel memory motherboard, about 12gigs of ram, I have no idea which ones are the best or what video card to use. I plan to watch blu ray and hi def stuff on here
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Are these the same build?

http://www.geekstogo...rd-t239149.html
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Yes. Except that one is for specific video card advice. I have that one resolved :)

If you want a link to the items i have so far I can post them
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Links to what i have so far.

Processor
http://www.tigerdire...mp;sku=B69-5000

Motherboard
http://www.tigerdire...p;sku=E145-2058

RAM
http://www.tigerdire...p;sku=O261-6152

Monitor
http://www.tigerdire...sku=S445-D24000


Hard Drive (I plan to order 3 of these)
http://www.tigerdire...;sku=TSD-1000H4

PSU
http://www.tigerdire...p;sku=A406-1113

DVI Cable
http://www.tigerdire...;sku=C184-26911

Video Card
http://www.tigerdire...mp;sku=P56-7512

If you have any suggestions, feel free to let me know.
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Here is what I would recommend. I always use newegg(i just find it easier to navigate), but I am sure you can find these on tiger direct.

CPU Cooler - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16835118046

Monitor - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16824005126
Way better contrast ratio and response rate then the one you have posted, also not refurbished

HDD - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136284
Might be more expensive, but has a bigger cache, therefore faster and moe effiecent drive

RAM - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820145235
I have always preferred Corsaid over OCZ any day.

Optical Drive - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827136137

Sound Card - http://www.newegg.co...N82E16829102024
I know your mobo has onboard sound, but this thing will give you amazing sound quality!
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Will that monitor support 1920 x 1200 resolution?
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According to the specs, it will support 1920 x 1080. Is that the resolution you need supported?
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I was hoping for that resolution. Maybe even 2560x1600 but dont want to spend that much money.
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Well this one looks like it would work.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16824236047
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What would your opinion be on a solid state drive?
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Well if you multi task alot with hard drive intensive applications such as playing games, an SSD would help make a noticable speed difference. The cost ratio per GB is way overpriced though.
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I don't play games. I guess i will just wait for the price to go down :)

Are there any other computer accessories you would recommend. I already have the xg viper 2 case.

I was convinced into getting this motherboard instead.

http://www.geekstogo...N82E16813128374
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