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Building new computer need advice

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May 14, 2013 7:35:37 PM

I am looking to buy a new desktop pc for gaming that will play this years top titles on high/ultra very well, how does this sound? I can wait for Haswell but, this is just what I have come up with so far.


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CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($425.66 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($116.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0" Monitor ($277.58 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Anker AK-98ANDS2368-BA Wired Laser Mouse (Purchased For $39.99)
Other: Nvidia 3D Vision Kit ($129.99)
Other: Logitech G930 USB Connector Circumaural Wireless Gaming Headset ($99.99)
Total: $2030.08
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-14 22:29 EDT-0400)

I was also going to get a laptop for gaming... does this particular g75vx sound good? (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus---17.3%26%2334%3B-Lapt...)I would be putting a ssd into it as the boot drive when received. Let me know what you guys think.

Thanks in advanced,

Colin
May 14, 2013 7:38:43 PM

Thats a good, solid build
May 15, 2013 1:44:59 AM

rex4235 said:
Thats a good, solid build


Agree
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