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Hardware lust: trading PC with 6-monitors

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PC build

Hi guys, I recently had a new PC built. I list the parts below:

Chassis Corsair Carbide 500R
Motherboard Asus Z97A
CPU i7 4790k (it cost the same as a 4790, so I took the 4790k, not intending to overclock)
Memory 2 x 8GB (Corsair Vengeance)
SSD 2 x Samsung EVO 850 250GB (Thanks Bigmike for recommending the Samsungs)
GPU 2 x Gigabyte Geforce 750Ti (Each card has 2 x HDMI and 2 x DVI connectors)
PSU Seasonic 850W M12-2 (The 850W leaves room for upgrades.)
OS Windows 8.1 (I think I would have liked Windows 7 better)
Monitors 8 x LG 23 inch MP55 (They were 20% cheaper then the Dell's)

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lust monitor lust absolutely

Monitors 6 x LG 34" ULTRAWIDE 3440◊1440
Graphics Card x 2 @ EVGA GTX 980ti

i can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
i can see all of the obstacles in my way!

CPU i7 5960x 8 core
RAM Vengance 64GB
HD Samsung SSD 256GB

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For any of you that have had problems with window docking / undocking and not opening in the same place every time, especially when you have multiple windows open on one screen, I've been using Ultraview Desktop Manager for some months now - it really makes it easy to tidy up the screen spaces and keep it the same way after every restart. I'm not affiliated with that vendor at all, just thought that this thread would be a place visited by folks who need to manage all the real estate on their desks.

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Monitors 6 x LG 34" ULTRAWIDE 3440◊1440
Graphics Card x 2 @ EVGA GTX 980ti

i can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
i can see all of the obstacles in my way!

CPU i7 5960x 8 core
RAM Vengance 64GB
HD Samsung SSD 256GB

Hi zmaj, that looks like a dream machine indeed, what motherboard are you using ?

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Monitors 6 x LG 34" ULTRAWIDE 3440◊1440
Graphics Card x 2 @ EVGA GTX 980ti

i can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
i can see all of the obstacles in my way!

CPU i7 5960x 8 core
RAM Vengance 64GB
HD Samsung SSD 256GB

very nice machine,
what was roughly the budget ?
what MB are you using ?

i'm looking for a new machine also, previously i had a i7-4960X

i'm looking at the i7-6950X

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Hi zmaj, that looks like a dream machine indeed, what motherboard are you using ?


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very nice machine,
what was roughly the budget ?
what MB are you using ?

i'm looking for a new machine also, previously i had a i7-4960X

i'm looking at the i7-6950X

Asus Deluxe motherhood
Noctua fans to keep her cool and quiet.
Corsair 1200W power and the Corsair case.
CPU is 5960x 8 core 3.0, overclocked it to 4.3
The cost= $4,450 plus
The monitors were $800 each x 6

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Hi zmaj

With that monster truck of yours I don't think overclocking is necessary.

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Hi zmaj

With that monster truck of yours I don't think overclocking is necessary.

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Its my business partner. And a price speculator always must have a good reliable trustworthy expedient business partner

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Monitors 6 x LG 34" ULTRAWIDE 3440◊1440
Graphics Card x 2 @ EVGA GTX 980ti

i can see clearly now, the rain is gone,
i can see all of the obstacles in my way!

CPU i7 5960x 8 core
RAM Vengance 64GB
HD Samsung SSD 256GB


2x 980ti's is ruthless!!

Can I ask why you have gone with 64gb of ram?

"Free markets work because they allow people to be lucky, thanks to aggressive trial and error, not by giving rewards or incentives for skill. The strategy is, then, to tinker as much as possible and try to collect as many Black Swan opportunities as you can"
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2x 980ti's is ruthless!!

Can I ask why you have gone with 64gb of ram?

In order to be able to optimize the overclocking better and able to process the data load. Have an automated trading strategy that is requiring the max RAM

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