Gaming/entertainment PC build

By Rayss523
Oct 27, 2010
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  1. I am planning on using this PC for gaming SC2 Diablo 3 Civilization V etc..
    I also want to use it to watch movies on my 720p Optoma Projector with an HDMI cable

    Corsair Obsidian Series 800D Case 270$
    CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-1000HX 1000W PSU 230$
    MSI Big Bang-XPower LGA 1366 Intel X58 300$
    Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz BX80601950 295$
    CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 160$
    EVGA GeForce GTX 460 Superclocked 220$x2=440$
    Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB 64MB 3.0Gb/s 110$x4=440$

    Total =2135$

    Any changes, recommend a good blu-ray reader? Don't need a burner.

    Dont need a mouse or keyboard or monitor, I am considering watercooling for quieter overclocking.
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Is there supposed to be a question in there? Everything looks fine but it seems like you're over spending in some areas.

    For all the money you're spending I would go with a much faster main drive and then maybe the WD 2TB for storage.

    Something like a 600GB WD VelociRaptor or a single/RAID SSD.
  3. Rayss523

    Rayss523 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 102

    Well basically I have never built a computer this expensive before but now that I'm almost done with my second tour I finally have the disposable income to get a really nice computer that will last a really long time.

    Should I get something like a SSD for the OS?
    Would a watercooled 470 GTX be better long term?
    I have 3 months left, how much longer should I wait to buy?
    What watercooling setup would be good for editing video, I have a ZuneHD, PSP, and I need to be able to change the video size to fit both screen without it taking forever.

    I really want a lot of storage I have a 750GB external that is already full of movies, I want to have my whole movie collection on the computer so there is no more buying discs, storing discs, scratched discs,finding discs.....

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