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ASUS AMD Thermaltake Build

Darth_Jynx
Level 7
Budget: None So Far

Main uses of intended build: Gaming & Music/Movie Library

Parts required:
Thermaltake Core X9
ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z
ASUS Poseidon Platinum 980Ti 6GBDDR5 x2 In SLI
ASUS ROG Enthusiast 3-Way SLI Bridge (2-Way SLI Long Configuration)
ASUS Blue-Ray Burner
AMD R9 DDR3-2400 16GB (2x8GB) *To Start With
AMD R7 Radeon 480SSD x2 RAID 1
AMD FX 9590 (Plan to OC to 5.0GHz)
Thermaltake Toughpower Grand TPG-1200M 1200W ATX 12V v2.3 & EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply (Copied From New Egg)
Thermaltake RL140, RL280, 2x RL420, & W2 CPU Waterblock
Thermaltake Pacific Series CL-W082-PL00BL-A Pump Reservoir Combo x2
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit (I Hate Windows 10)

Previous build information (list details of parts):
ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe
AMD Athlon 64 X2 - Air Cooled
Diamond 512MB Video Card (Yes, I Know.....)

Monitor resolution: Undecided On Monitor At The Moment Part Of Help Needed

Storage requirements:
Physical Space? Its a Core X9 If It Fits It Sits

Will Be Adding 4 x Western Digital BLACK 6TB HHD's In The Future

Will you be overclocking: Yes

Any motherboard requirements (no. of USB, Xfire/SLI, fan headers):
Will Be SLI'ing Video Cards

Extra information about desired system:
Full Duel Pump and Reservoir - 4 Radiator - 9 140mm Fan - Water Cooling

I currently have the following on hand:
Case
Motherboard
2 of 9 140MM Thermaltake Ring 14 LED Red fans
1 Luna 20 Red LED 200MM Fan to replace stock case fan
RL280 Radiator

Memory, SSD's, PSU, & Cooling will be here after new year.

The questions I have are these:

I have been hearing all sorts of negative things about the FX9590, is this CPU good or should I go with the FX8000 series?
Heat will not be a problem as I am going overkill on water cooling.

Is there anything in general I should be worried about for BIOS settings, I know there is a forum post about what it took to get 5GHz stable for performance that I have saved up as a reference. Post by 'Hurtman"

I have a 32" 1080P TV with HDMI inputs that I was planning on using till I figured out a legitimate monitor for it. I am currently doing renovations to the room this computer will be going in so I haven't really looked into monitors.

***Summed up I need help with Monitor and CPU (AM3+ Socket) choices***


Games I Play (Heavily Mod'ed)
Every Fallout (Interplay-Blackisle to Bethesda)
Elder Scroll - Skyrim & Oblivion
Sins of a Solar Empire - StarWars Mod
Supreme Commander/Total Annihilation
Overlord Series
F.E.A.R.
Dead Space
Mass Effect 1,2, & 3
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