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Parts help for first ever PC build : psu , motherboard , ram , and case.

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June 29, 2013 10:24:39 AM

Hi guys, and gals.

I was going to order a prebuilt PC, but I have decided to build it myself so that I have a better understanding of how my PC will work.

I know I want an i5 3570k and a GTX 770.

Can someone help me with a good PSU, Mobo, Ram, and Case that will fit 770 (hear it's long)

My budget is 1200.00

Ironside managed to get an i5 and a 770 @1201$
But again I'd rather build it myself.

All help greatly appreciated.

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June 29, 2013 10:30:28 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Blue ATX Full Tower Case ($80.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $352.10
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-29 13:30 EDT-0400)
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June 29, 2013 10:44:12 AM

Only the parts you've listed:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.39 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($405.91 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: OCZ Fatal1ty 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $965.25
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-29 13:43 EDT-0400)
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June 29, 2013 10:48:07 AM

thanks so much guys, should I buy any tools for putting in together, or screws, cables, thermal paste etc?
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June 29, 2013 10:50:26 AM

thermal paste if your CPU does not come with it, aside from that if you own a small Allen key and a Phillips screwdriver you'll be fine
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