Tuesday, 19 April 2011

OK another rig

Ok so after doing a bit more research turns out that the i7 990 is not worth the price, so im going with the i7 970. I changed a few other things as well:

Intel Core i7 970
CPU: Intel Core i7 970 3.20Ghz, 12MB, 6 Core

ASUS Rampage III Black Edition
MOBO: ASUS Rampage III Black Edition

BenQ XL2410T 23.6 Inch Widescreen LED Monitor 120Hz
MONITOR: Benq 23.6" Widescreen LED Gaming Monitor, 1920x1080, 120Hz, 2ms, Height Adjustable, 10M:1 DCR, VGA, DVI, HDMI, 3D Ready

Corsair CMT12GX3M3A2000C9 12GB Kit Dominator GT
RAM: Corsair 12GB Kit (3x4GB), PC-16000 (2000MHz) DDR3, Dominator GT, 9-10-9-27, Triple Channel Kit, with CORSAIR Airflow Fan
Bitfenix Colossus White Gaming Case
CASE: Bitfenix Colossus White Gaming Case(can change the colour of led to red)

EVGA GeForce GTX 580 SuperClocked
GRAPHICS CARDS: 2xEVGA Geforce GTX580 SuperClocked (797Mhz), 1536MB GDDR5 (4050Mhz), PCI-E 2.0, 2x Dual Link DVI, Mini HDMI

PSU:  1000W ATX Modular Power Supply,140mm fan, 3-Way SLI Certified, 6 PCI-E Connectors.
HDD: OCZ 240GB SSD, 3.5", IBIS, Read up to 740MB/s, Write up to 720MB/s


  1. looking pretty good hope you will enjoy working with it

  2. and later down the track ill probably buy 3rd gtx580 to run in sli, should be fantasic

  3. Nice setup, what did you pay for the monitor?

  4. How much did the whole rig cost?

  5. Looks like a sweet rig post pics when its done

  6. I, too, was wondering how much this all costs? That case is sweet

  7. Thats is sweet give us some stats bro..

  8. IT all adds to be about 4.5k in total monitor is 500.
    ill post some pics up soon.

  9. looking forward for the pics Jacob

  10. Great stuff! My PC is so lame...

  11. Definitely worth the money for new i5s.

  12. If you're just gaming, you're pissing your money away on..... well, the whole build.

  13. Damn, ace setup. I really gotta get a new desktop. May borrow some of your ideas.

  14. Was Rift truly the "wow killer"? Doesn't look like it.