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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Azazel, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Azazel

    Azazel New Member

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    My little old PC has started to show its age and I am planning putting a new one together in the next couple weeks, here is what I have planned so far..any other suggestions?

    Antec 902
    Intel Core i5 3570K
    Corsair Hydro Series H100
    Asus P8Z77-V
    Kingston 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz HyperX Genesis
    EVGA GTX 670 2GB GDDR5
    Kingston 120GB HyperX
    WD 1TB Caviar Black Hard Drive
    Corsair Professional Series AX750
    Liton DVD drive

    £1180
     
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    Haswell socket 1150 is due out soon
     
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    How soon?
     
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    Don't matter, Haswell's only advantage over Ivy Bridge is power usage. Unless your worried about your power bill, stick with Ivy Bridge. Haswell is not going to be faster than Ivy Bridge.

    BTW, Haswell is schedualed to launch the first week of June.
     
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    But its a diff socket. Could mean end of 1155 is near. I would wait a little just to see and hopefuly it will knock prices down on Ivy
     
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    Ah, well I am not really worried about power consumption
     
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    That is a good point, though I don't plan on updating my PC for 2 years or so.
     
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    Socket 1155 with an i5 3570k will easily last you two years. Most people, like me, will not want to wait until June to upgrade for what is rumored to be negligible performance gains. Your build is great, wouldnt change a thing, except maybe consider a H80i.
     
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    Yep my opnion is also the H80I fro that system.

    if its arush to but this syetem if not mybe its good to wait a bit more t socket 1150 :toast:
     
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    The parts you chose are great, go for it :toast:
     
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    Thanks for the help peeps.

    Yea I was originally going for the H80i though reviews were mixed between that and the H100

    Might end up changing to the H80i instead.
     
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    So? How many people are still rocking 1366 or 1156? Just because some peice of hardware goes EOL, doesn't mean it stops working.
     
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    My thoughts exactly as you can tell from my system specs and current gamer. ;)
     
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    I'd hold off on the H80i and wait for Swiftech to release their H220. Preorders are going to start soon.
     
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    Thanks, gonna look into that
     
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    The H220 is gonna be ~$145 or so, but it should be worth it, seeing how it's made of copper, has a substantial user-accessible reservoir and has a pretty powerful pump to boot. Plus, the pump is PWM-controlled, and there is a 1 -> 7 PWM control for additional fans.
     
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    Yea, not much difference from the H80i price wise

    though trying to find who in the UK will be stocking it, OCUK say they don't deal with Swiftech.
     
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    I've got the same cpu and Mobo mix and they seem to go well together :)
     
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    Ok, let's sort this out. Peeps say wait for this wait for that. That's all bull cause when this come's out there will be a new that plus that is always more pricey than this. It is all a hunk of BS. 3570K is and 1155 is a great platform and priced right. If you wait for (THAT), prices will be higher so get this what you want in your post. Now I am sure your very confused so i will end this conversation so somebody else can post more information about that.


    Your build is terrific, pull the trigger!
     
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    just get all those in your list but I do suggest a h100i XD hell if you can afford just go custom cooling that bad boy of a system and slap it high overclock!!!!!
     
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    Thanks for the help peeps, will be ordering my parts soon :)
     
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    And you know this how? Do you work for Intel? Or are you referring to the one "leaked benchmark" that could easily have been fake or completely fabricated? If I recall people said not to bother waiting for Sandy Bridge up until the day it dropped and people were blown away $250-350 CPU's were performing on par with $1000 ones from 1366, or swearing to wait for Bulldozer right up until it launched and everyone clung to their Phenom II's.

    The point is, we just don't know if Haswell will be fantastic, or a mediocre upgrade, but basing opinions of one or two graphs thrown together in Excel from a very bad source is not the way to go.

    That is a legitimate concern, if he wants/needs a new system now then the i5 will last him plenty.
     
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    No complaints at all with the choices.
     
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