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2 RIVE Questions

I am in the process of building a high-end, workstation/gaming build, and since I am not doing an upgrade I am going to go ahead and build it with an ivy-e cpu. While I assume that ASUS will release some new LGA 2011 boards after ivy-e launches, I re...

riesscar by Level 10
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Want to build a Dream Machine!

Want to Build a Dream-Machine type build that will last me until Haswell-E at least. I am not upgrading from Sandy-e, so Ivy-e is a tenable option (I know most advise that -- given the marginal improvements of Ivy-e over Sandy-e -- users not bother ...

riesscar by Level 10
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Thunderbolt to Dell u2713H Displayport works?

I am about to purchase a G750JW which comes with Thunderbolt rather that mini Displayport. My interest in these ports is that I intend to use a Displayport Monitor, my daughter is studying art/animation and needs high resolution and true colours. Cur...

New RIVE Build (Considering Some Parts)

New here and just like to say hello to all the mods and members first.Starting new build and just need a little advice on some parts.Parts Already.Motherboard, Asus Rampage Extreme iv.CPU, Intel 3930k.GPU, Asus GTX 780.SSD, Intel 520s 240gig.Case, Co...

Antec Kuehler 920 fan question on Maximus VI Hero

The two fans that come with the device have 3 pin connectors that use a Y-splitter that ends up connecting a 3-pin connector into the CPU_FAN header.I am thinking of replacing the two fans with two Noctua NF-F12 premium fans. They also connect via a ...

BrzIROG by Level 7
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Finally Upgrading, would like some advice.

Okay so I am FINALLY upgrading my PC mainly because I have the money now and my current system is on its last legs, I last built this when DDR2 was still relevant and the Motherboard was fairly new.Here are my Current system specsAbit AN52VAMD Athlon...

Tyranade by Level 9
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Video card upgrade dilemma!

Thank you in advance for taking your time to read this and possibly help me out!My Current PC specs:Case: Cooler Master HAF 922MPower: Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850WMB: ASUS Crosshair V Formula-ZCPU: AMD FX-8350 Vishera 4.0GHz (Sto...

Yet another gaming build

Main Specs:CPU= Intel Core i5-4670KMobo= MSI Z87-G45GPU= MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GBRAM= Corsair Dominator GT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 MemoryPSU= Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS GoldCPU Cooler= Corsair H100iCASE= NZXT Phantom 530 Black ATX Full TowerFul...

new micro atx build help

hey guys i am thinking of building a new system in micro atx form and i need some advice in some parts BitFenix Prodigy M 'Yang' MATX Cube CaseAsus Z87 MAXIMUS VI GENE Intel Z87 Intel Core i7-4770KCorsair Dominator PLATINUM 16GB (2x8GB)EVGA GeForce G...

New Build, What is its potential?

Specs:PSU: Rosewill Green Series RG630-S12 630WGraphics: SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100352VXSR Radeon HD 7950 CPU: i7 3770 @3.4GHz Quad-CoreRam: 8gb DDR3HDD: Western Digital 2 TBMoBo: Intel® H67 Express chipsetWhats the gaming power in this rig? Benchmarks and...

Godlik3 by Level 7
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