Xeon W5580 Custom Build

rrob

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I am building a computer with 2 x Xeon W5580 and need help picking out a motherboard,case and cpu fan that don't require me to mod them to make it fit.

Motherboard choice:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813151190

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131374

http://www.supermicro.com/products/system/4U/7046/SYS-7046T-NTR+.cfm


heard good these about these heatsinks:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B002FCKXIK/ref=ord_cart_shr?_encoding=UTF8&m=A15YNZR7YB053N&v=glance

Noctua NH-U12DX

hard drive:

Corsair P128 or Intel X25-E
(what is better after drive is fragmented?)
 

stefanbanev

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