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Hello, I am ordering these parts from newegg, please tell me if you notice any problems.

Case: Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case

Cpu: Intel i5 3570k

Gpu: EVGA Superclocked GTX 770

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

PSU: CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

Cpu heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

DVD writer: Asus standard writer.

HDD: 500GB western digital blue.

OS: Windows 7 64bit (OEM)
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  1. good build
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    SmashSmashSumash said:
    Hello, I am ordering these parts from newegg, please tell me if you notice any problems.

    Case: Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case

    Cpu: Intel i5 3570k

    Gpu: EVGA Superclocked GTX 770

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

    PSU: CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE

    Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

    Cpu heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

    DVD writer: Asus standard writer.

    HDD: 500GB western digital blue.

    OS: Windows 7 64bit (OEM)


    Yes I agree nice build, I really like the corsair 400R case, I have the 300R.
  3. Good build, although I do recommend adding an SSD to the mix.
  4. Potential clearance issues with the finned RAM and the Hyper 212 EVO.

    Other than that, looks good.
  5. You can save $7 (usually it's more) by getting the similar Xigmatek Gaia instead of the Hyper212 EVO. It cools within 1C but is up to 6db quieter per Frostytech reviews. I use them on my systems and have no complaints.
    I agree about the SSD, if you can afford it. I would recommend 120-128GB; like a Samsung 840 Pro (NOT the vanilla 840), Crucial M4, or Crucial M500.
  6. USAFRet said:
    Potential clearance issues with the finned RAM and the Hyper 212 EVO.

    Other than that, looks good.


    Could you recommend me a set of good ram sticks that will be a nice fit please?
  7. Kingston HyperX are pretty good non-finned
    I use them with the 212 EVO myself
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