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Building my new PC need advice.

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System Name Naruto Fan
Processor Intel I7-2700k
Motherboard ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME-Z
Cooling Corsair H-100
Memory PDP PATRIOT Viper 9-10-9 27 8GB DDR3
Video Card(s) ASUS 6990 // ASUS MATRIX GTX 580SLI
Storage WD Caviar Black WD6402AAEX - 640GB // SSD 120 GB Vertex II
Display(s) LG w2343T (SOON 3D)
Case Big Blue Tower (from the bin)
Audio Device(s) Motherboard one for now
Power Supply Antec 1200w
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
#1
Hi all. (first post)
I gathered a little ammount of money and i want to spend them for my new pc.
So i started with mainboard.
ASUS MAXIMUS III FORMULA (already purchased)
Next step i want to buy PSU for now i choosed "be quiet Dark Pro P9 750w" will it be enough for my build (give me advices).

RAM - DIMM 8 GB DDR3-1600 Kit
Corsair XMS3 - Memory - 8 GB : 2 x 4 GB - DIMM 240-PIN - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 - CL9 - 1.65 V
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And what are the differences between them ? CORSAIR VENGEANCE 8GB KIT DDR3-1600 CL9 2x4096MB (except the price and good looking) ?

VGA - I want 6950 (to unlock it to 6970) or GTX 570 just don't know which one is better :( I like them both (can find used 5970 vs 250€ but dont think my Psu can handle it and its used)


Processor - i7-870


HDD - Thinking to get 64gb SSD Kingston for Windows but not sure can i use normal HDD for storage data, i mean like C: is patrition 1 D: is normal HDD? The Pc will be used pretty much for gaming needs.

So i bough only Mainboards other items waiting for order. Need advices is it good Pc and do i need to change something in that build?

1 more question i want to buy "Cooler Master v10" for my processor what is the difference with "Cooler Master v8" one (sure i like v10 looking)
 
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Processor FX-8320@ 4.2Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte 970A-UD3
Cooling Xigmatek S1283
Memory 2x4Gb Corsair 1600 9-9-9-24
Video Card(s) Sapphire RX-480 Nitro
Storage OCZ Vertex 3 120G, 1TB WD Black
Display(s) Dell S2330MX
Case Corsair Carbide Air 540
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Fatal1ty / 5.1 Logitech Z-5500
Power Supply Silverstone DA750
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looks good to me.

Ive heard that be quiet makes a high quality product .

The vengeance has better timings i think, checkem

imo just buy the 6970 ive heard mixed results about flashing and i wouldn't risk it at this point unless your prepared to buy a new one in case of an issue.

As long as all your games and windows <60gb your partition setup will work.

idk about the cooler.
 

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System Name Absolute Zero | M.A.S.S
Processor Intel i7 4770k | i7 920
Motherboard Gigabyte Z87X-UD4H | EVGA X58 FTW3 SLI
Cooling Phanteks ph-tc14pe | CM 212+ Push Pull
Memory Mushkin 16Gb at 2400Mhz | Corsair Vengence 6x8Gb=48Gb
Video Card(s) EVGA SC GTX 770 2Gb | Nvidia 7300GT
Storage Sandisk 256Gb Ultra Plus x 2 raid0 + 72.12 500Gb | Intel 320 80Gb 2x1.5Tb, 2x2Tb 2x.5Tb + 3 x6Tb
Display(s) Samsung 245BW + Asus PB278Q + Samsung 40" 650A | None
Case NZXT H630 |Rosewill 8bay 4u server chasiss
Audio Device(s) Asus Xonar HDAV + GTX770 | Onboard
Power Supply Silverstone DA800 | Rocketfish 700w aka fsp
Software Windows 7 ultimate X64 | Debian 7 wheezy
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The v10 has ram cooler (fan blowing down) and a tec on it to cool the cpu. So it's an air cooled tec. Pm cdawall, he had one.