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Final Customac Pro Socket 2011 Build - Am I good to go?

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Hi everyone! I’m putting together the final details for my new socket 2011 build for video editing and motion graphics and I’m hoping I can get some confirmation this is a workable build before I spend all the money. I’ve taken all of my items from the May 2014 Customac Socket 2011 Buyers guide with 2 exceptions: the CPU and the graphics card. I’m hoping you folks can let me know if the substitutes I’ve come up with are still workable for a OSX.

I’ve substituted the GTX 760 for what seems like a better card – the GTX 770 (4 GB) – I’d rather have the GTX 780, but my understanding is that it’s extremely difficult to get working as opposed to the 770 which works out of the box. Is this correct? I do notice that the GeForce GTX 760 is the only card listed in the Socket 2011 plan and also says ‘required’ next to it, so I want to make sure getting a different/better card wont be an issue.

I’ve also substituted the Xeon E5 1650 v2 for what looks like a better version of the same processor, the Xeon E5-2630 v2. Is this okay? If not, should I just go with the Intel i7-4930K?

I’ll need this build to at least be able to install OSX Mavericks so I can run the Adobe CC products. I also need to have a graphics card that will support CUDA for Premiere and After Effects. Here’s the complete build below:

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

CPU: Intel Xeon E5-2630

CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 (Water)

Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 (4GB)

RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 32GB 1600MHz DDR3 (8x4)

Drive: Samsung 840 EVO-Series 250GB SSD

PS: Corsair AX 760 Watt Modular

Case: Corsair Graphite 600T

Can anyone tell me whether this build is workable? I'm ready to pull the trigger and build this thing!

Thanks so much for your help!
Luke
 

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Where the guide says "required" next to the graphics card, I believe that means that you will need a graphics card (i.e., any compatible graphics card) rather than the GTX 760 specifically, because the CPU will not have a built-in GPU. I can't comment from personal experience on the ease or difficulty of getting a GTX 780 working, but if it's listed in the guide then it should work (but might take you more effort than a GTX 770).
 
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