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Building a new computer for my lab


schoondoggy
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This is not going to be a server, it is the main PC for my home lab, sort of a NOC. I was starting to spec out a build and I realized that I have nearly everything I need to build something. Critique and recommendations welcome.

 

Things I already own:

Case:

CoolerMaster Elite 340 

http://www.coolermaster.com/case/mini-tower/elite-340/

Power Supply:

CoolerMaster Extreme Power 500

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171018

Motherboard:

Intel DH87RL

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/motherboards/desktop-motherboards/desktop-board-dh87rl.html

Memory:

Corsair Vengeance 4 x 4GB

http://www.corsair.com/en-us/vengeance-16gb-dual-channel-ddr3-memory-kit-cmz16gx3m4a1600c9

DVD:

Plextor PX-L890SA

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827249066

SSD:

Samsung 830 240GB

Drive:

WD RE-4 2TB

Monitors:

Two LG IPS234V-PN Black 23"

and 

Two Acer AL 2216W 22" 

Monitor Mount:

MonMount Quad LCD Monitor Stand Mount

OS:

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

 

Just bought:

Graphics card:

PowerColor R7 250 2GB Quad miniDisplayPort

www.powercolor.com/us/products_features.asp?id=541

 

Need to buy:

CPU:

Intel Core i5-4670 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core

CPU Cooler:

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Yes I have.

It is taking up a corner of my bench.

Might work on it this weekend.


Oddly, I just picked up two used 25" monitors to replace the two 22".

They went cheap because he did not have the bases and of course I do not need them.

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