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SLI, Dual monitor, any advice welcome before build

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March 23, 2013 10:36:25 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: next few days

Budget Range: < $2k

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, casual, movies

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.mwave.com

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Parts Preferences: intel, nvidia

Overclocking: Yes but not until later

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Your Monitor Resolution: dual monitor 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Prioritizing in this order: (1) gaming performance (2) quiet (3) cool for OC.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: need new pc.

Specifications:
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 $129
HAF 912 Advanced (2x 200mm top and front fans, and 120MM rear) $99
SilverStone ST75F-P 750W PSU $145
2xASUS GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II 2GB Video Card $850
Intel i5 3570K $239
Samsug 840 Pro Series 250GB $248
Corsair Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 $74
Samsung SH-224BB/BEBS 24x Internal SATA DVD OEM Burner Drive $20
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler $35
Windows 8 $99
Total: $1,938

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/helios1989/saved/1nhG

Need final advice before purchase. Are all the parts compatible? Is the power and cooling sufficient? Are there any parts which may be overly loud?

Cheers,
March 23, 2013 11:11:13 PM

get the low profile version of the ram

be sure to use the Australia version of pcpartpicker

Left out the screens and OS
changed to gigabyte 670's (cheaper, cooler and faster)
changed to OCZ Vector, lower peak but more sustained avg speeds overall
Changed to a USB3 can cooler looking case
Changed to a better cooler

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 612 PWM 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($49.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Storage: OCZ Vector Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($289.00 @ Scorptec)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($419.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($419.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($22.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $1868.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-24 17:18 EST+1100)

Low profile or this can happen with the ram (it will fit but ram doesn't need the cooler and why bother with the issue)

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