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Dual Xeon Build - Affordable

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Jul 13, 2012
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Motherboard
Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H
CPU
i5-3450
Graphics
GTX 960
Mac
iMac
Hi community ;)

I been reading successful posts of DUAL CPU builds for a quite a while now.
However I found that most of it is lacking substancial information!
Many builds can't have VTX enabled! Or cpu states, hyper threading or even RAM properly configured without a LOT of work or not possible at all due to bad hardware options.

With so much knowledge abroad I surely know it is possible to build nearly a perfect Dual CPU machine.
I'm starting to plan building a Dual CPU based on C602 chipset and Xeon E5-2670 C2

Goals:

- 32 threads available
- Speed step working
- Turbo Boost working
- Virtualisation enabled
- Hyper Threading enabled
- Power management / reboot / sleep working

What I got:

- DVD Drive
- SSD Drive
- Hard Drives
- ATX Cabinet
- Gold 650 Watt Power Supply
- GTX 960 OC 2GB

What I will need:

- Socket 2011 Motherboard
- CPU Xeon E5-2670 C2
- CPU Coolers
- 64 GB RAM ECC

My doubts are the usual:

Which affordable motherboards promise best results?
Which DDR3 RAM speed should I buy?
Plus, is it possible to have all of my goals working flawlessly?
What's the best OS X version for this build?

I also think that tonymacx86 should have a sticky post for people that are looking for a multithreading affordable yet powerful machine in hardware section.

Thank you very much for your input ;)
 
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