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March 25, 2013 10:49:46 AM

Hi all
I'm going to buy some part to build a new computer .
The order will be shipped from Newegg.ca
I'd like to know if all the parts are good or i've something to change
here's the list of my order:

-SAMSUNG DVD Burner SATA Model SH-224BB - OEM
$23.99

-COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M2 RS620-SPM2E3-US 620W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
$110

-Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop
$226.99

-Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
$99.99

-Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- ----$90

-SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) ------$140

-SAPPHIRE 100355L Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP
$199.99

AMD Gift coupon: Bioshock Inf. + Tomb Raider
Item #: N82E16800995146
free

-CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
$57.99

-ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
$140

-COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm
$38
Grand total : 1206.28 CAN taxes-handling- shipping included


I 'd like to have your advice , please

Thanks for your time

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March 25, 2013 11:00:03 AM

A 600W 80+ Bronze PSU would be more than enough.
Other than that, build looks great. I use that MB/CPU combo and it is flawless. I have the 7870 with 600W 80 Bronze. Never a hiccup.
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March 25, 2013 11:01:49 AM

for a single 7850 you need 550-600watts so you can save money there
when it comes to the hard drive pick wd black series as they are faster
you dont need to buy an extra thermal paste, it will be included with the cooler

edit: also you forgot to add a case. look into antec 300 for example
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March 25, 2013 11:09:13 AM

You have a great mid-level gaming build with a motherboard and power supply ready for crossfire.

We all have advice... How much money do you have to spend?
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March 25, 2013 11:10:49 AM

Hi all
Thank you , i already have the case , monitor ,keyboard and mouse .
So i m going to change the power supply for less watts ,save some money on thermal paste
Again thanks for your help
i've around $1200 can for this computer
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March 25, 2013 11:23:52 AM

alexmy said:
Hi all
Thank you , i already have the case , monitor ,keyboard and mouse .
So i m going to change the power supply for less watts ,save some money on thermal paste
Again thanks for your help
i've around $1200 can for this computer


If you don't plan crossfire 2 7850s at some point (I'm assuming because you're downgrading your power supply), you could also save money by getting a motherboard that's not built for it or SLI:
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

It will save you another $30.

I'd still keep your original build if you plan to add another 7850 at some point.
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March 25, 2013 11:24:35 AM

let me make one for you..

for that budget i can give you a 7970 and an SSD
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March 25, 2013 11:27:03 AM

teemogeek said:
let me make one for you..

for that budget i can give you a 7970 and an SSD


It's $1200 Canadian.
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March 25, 2013 11:33:19 AM

Hi all
I've just updaded my list

-Western Digital WD Black WD5003AZEX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
$95
-COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M2 RS620-SPM2E3-US 620W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
$110

so far i 'd save almost $200 can from original list
now i'd like you check again my list to see if it's ok before i pull the trigger

Thanks for your time

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March 25, 2013 11:37:05 AM

I know. here goes..

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/M8HL
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/M8HL/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/M8HL/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($226.99 @ Newegg Canada) CPU Cooler:
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.33 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($55.25 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.00 @ Canada Computers)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($350.00 @ Vuugo)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Canada Computers)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.79 @ DirectCanada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada)


Total: $1175.32 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-25 14:35 EDT-0400)
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March 25, 2013 11:37:54 AM

ubercake said:
teemogeek said:
let me make one for you..

for that budget i can give you a 7970 and an SSD


It's $1200 Canadian.


Guess he was right:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($226.99 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.33 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.26 @ DirectCanada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.00 @ Vuugo)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($145.80 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($350.00 @ Vuugo)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($84.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($23.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $1205.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-25 14:37 EDT-0400)

This build is good for a single-GPU system. If you want to go with crossfire at some point (this gen or next gen) I'd get rid of the SSD, go back to your original motherboard and increase the PSU wattage.
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March 25, 2013 11:41:06 AM

alexmy said:
Hi all
I've just updaded my list

-Western Digital WD Black WD5003AZEX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
$95
-COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M2 RS620-SPM2E3-US 620W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified
$110

so far i 'd save almost $200 can from original list
now i'd like you check again my list to see if it's ok before i pull the trigger

Thanks for your time



get the Seagate 7200RMP/64MB Cache, for just ~$5 difference you have twice the storage size and the same speed.
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March 25, 2013 12:34:31 PM

ubercake said:
ubercake said:
teemogeek said:
let me make one for you..

for that budget i can give you a 7970 and an SSD


It's $1200 Canadian.


Guess he was right:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($226.99 @ Newegg Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.33 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LX ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.26 @ DirectCanada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.00 @ Vuugo)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($145.80 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($350.00 @ Vuugo)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($84.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($23.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $1205.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-25 14:37 EDT-0400)

This build is good for a single-GPU system. If you want to go with crossfire at some point (this gen or next gen) I'd get rid of the SSD, go back to your original motherboard and increase the PSU wattage.


he said he was planning to Crossfire soon so a 520W PSU will be a problem. I like your choice for the MOBO tho. I thought asrock has the cheapest z77 chipset around.

I think the seagate 1TB deal is still better compared to getting a 500GB WD black, the speed on the black will be useless since he already has an SSD.
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March 25, 2013 1:38:08 PM

Hi all
This build is for a single-GPU system ,so i'd keep the 500gb WD black ?
or change for the Seagate 7200RMP/64MB Cache ?
because i think that i dont need the speed of an SSD , I really dont know about the SSD !
and the power supply of 620 watts is enough ?
All the parts i 'll order from newegg.ca because other shop i dont know how reliable they are

Thanks for your time
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March 25, 2013 1:48:13 PM

alexmy said:
Hi all
This build is for a single-GPU system ,so i'd keep the 500gb WD black ?
or change for the Seagate 7200RMP/64MB Cache ?
because i think that i dont need the speed of an SSD , I really dont know about the SSD !
and the power supply of 620 watts is enough ?
All the parts i 'll order from newegg.ca because other shop i dont know how reliable they are

Thanks for your time


Single GPU or not, i say stick with the SSD, it will cut all of your loading time in 1/3 (applications installed in the SSD) so less waiting time.

Gof for the Seagate 1Tb 7200RPM, its only ~$5 more than a 500Gb(twice the capacity for the same speed)

for a single GPU 450-550W will do the trick. get the one w/c has atleast 80+ Bronze efficiency.
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March 25, 2013 2:35:18 PM

Hi teemogeek
Thank you for the reply
i 've changed the Gigabyte motherboard to ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard -- $140can
and Hard drive , it's ok ?
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- $90
SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) --$140
Thanks
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March 25, 2013 3:22:55 PM

alexmy said:
Hi teemogeek
Thank you for the reply
i 've changed the Gigabyte motherboard to ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard -- $140can
and Hard drive , it's ok ?
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive- $90
SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) --$140
Thanks


looks good to me. Everything is good to go!
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March 25, 2013 3:38:14 PM

Hi
Thanks all for your time to help me on this build
I'm going to order it now :) 
Again ,I appreciate for your help
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March 26, 2013 4:57:02 AM

alexmy said:
Hi all
This build is for a single-GPU system ,so i'd keep the 500gb WD black ?
or change for the Seagate 7200RMP/64MB Cache ?
because i think that i dont need the speed of an SSD , I really dont know about the SSD !
and the power supply of 620 watts is enough ?
All the parts i 'll order from newegg.ca because other shop i dont know how reliable they are

Thanks for your time


If you're going for a single-GPU system, the build I put together would work great. A 520W power supply of the Seasonic quality is more than enough for a single-GPU system.

@teemogeek...I just like the performance of the WD black drives and the fact that the warranty is 5 years on these things. Ever since Seagate bought Maxtor, I've worried about their quality. I keep thinking they can't help but try to incorporate Maxtor's cheaper parts or production process or just re-brand drives to maximize their profits. Maxtor drives were the only drives I've had that have quit on me before I upgraded them. They quit on me just outside the 1-year warranty. I'm talking within weeks. I had Maxtors on two separate PCs this happened to. This is what steers me away from Seagate; their association with the Maxtor production process and quality. Seagate only offers 2 years of warranty on their drives. Any company that's willing to back their HDD for 5 years is the one I'm going to consider.
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