2 Replies Latest reply on Aug 16, 2011 10:12 AM by nantoskey

    NAN's Build - final list for anyone interested

    nantoskey Level 1

      I did it!  I mean ... WE DID IT!  Thank you so much forum experts on your expertise and guidance!

       

      I'm still dialing in some things, but I'm guessing that normal. 

      What diagnositics should I do to check performance? (besides benchmark ... which I already did and submitted.

       

      Here is my build just under my budet of $3,500:

       

       

      Processor

      Intel

      Item#: N82E16819115066

      Intel Core i7-970   Gulftown 3.2GHz 6 x 256KB L2 Cache 12MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Six-Core   Desktop Processor BX80613I7970

      595

      Mobo

      ASUS >

      Item#: N82E16813131641

      ASUS P6X58D-E LGA   1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

      220

      RAM

      Kingston   HyperX >

      Item#: N82E16820104170

       

      Kingston HyperX   24GB (6 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model   KHX1600C9D3K6/24GXKingston HyperX 24GB (6 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600   (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3K6/24GXKingston HyperX 24GB (6 x   4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model   KHX1600C9D3K6/24GX

      320

      CPU Cooler

      Noctua 6 Dual   Heatpipe

      Noctua 6 Dual   Heatpipe with 140mm/120mm Dual SSO Bearing Fans CPU Cooler NH-D14 - Retail

       

      Pasted   from <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002VKVZ1A/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER>

      85

      Thermal Paste

      Arctic 5 Silver

       

      Arctic Silver 5   Thermal Compound

       

      Pasted   from <http://www.amazon.com/Arctic-Silver-5-Thermal-Compound/dp/B0002EQU6C/ref=sr_1_4?s=electron ics&ie=UTF8&qid=1303761868&sr=1-4>

      5

      Power Supply

      Corsair >

      Item#: N82E16817139009

      CORSAIR Enthusiast   Series CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire   Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

      140

      C:

      OS Drive

      Western   Digital >

      Item#: N82E16822136322

       

      Western Digital   VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS 300GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"   Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

      150

      D: RAID5

      Projects

      Western   Digital >

      Item#: N82E16822136798

      Western Digital   RE4 WD1003FBYX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal   Enterprise Hard Drive -Bare Drive

      480

      4x120

      E:  Exports

      Western   Digital >

      Item#: N82E16822136798

      Western Digital   RE4 WD1003FBYX 1TB 7200 RPM

      120

      F: onboard RAID0

      Scratch

      Western   Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal   Hard Drive -Bare Drive

      Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 7200   RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"

      80

      2x40

      Video Card

      EVGA GeForce GTX   570

      EVGA GeForce GTX   570 Superclocked 1280 MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card with Lifetime   Warranty 012-P3-1572-AR

       

      Pasted   from <http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-Superclocked-PCI-Express-Graphics-012-P3-1572-AR/dp/B004EYSMGW/ ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1303761406&sr=1-1>

       

      $20 REBATE

      350

      RAID Controller

      3ware

      Item#: N82E16816116109

      3ware Internal   9750-4i SATA/SAS 6Gb/s PCI-Express 2.0 w/ 512MB onboard memory Controller   Card, Single

      329

      RAID cable

      3ware >

      Item#: N82E16816116097

      3ware   CBL-SFF8087OCF-05M 1 unit of 0.5m Multi-lane Internal (SFF-8087) Serial ATA   breakout cable

      20

      OS

      Microsoft 

      Item#: N82E16832116992

      Microsoft Windows   7 Professional SP1 64-bit 1-Pack - OEM

      140

      Case

      Antec >

      Item#: N82E16811129100

      Antec Twelve   Hundred V3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

      159

      15 shipping

      Keyboard

      Logitech K350

      Logitech K350   Black USB 2.4 GHz Wireless Ergonomic Keyboard

      50

      Mouse

      Logitech M505

      Logitech M505   Silver 3 Buttons Tilt Wheel Wireless Laser Mouse

      37

      DVD/BD

      Pioneer >

      Item#: N82E16827129066

      Pioneer Black 12X   BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 8X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Internal Blu-ray Burner   Blu-ray Burner BDR-206DBKS

      114

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