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July 11, 2013 1:55:19 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M R2.0 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($70.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Rosewill RFA-120-K 74.5 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Rosewill RFA-120-K 74.5 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Green 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG UH12NS29 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($54.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $766.45
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-11 16:59 EDT-0400)

I plan to game a lot but this is my first time building my own pc. Do I have enough esata ports, is there enough power,will everything fit,Is everything compatible, is any of it overkill or am I not maximizing the more expensize parts? Please give your opinions and suggestions about ANYTHING!

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a b 4 Gaming
July 11, 2013 2:09:10 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($210.66 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master NSE-200-KKN1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $800.59

Slightly more expensive, but a better option. Allow me to explain why...
- Better motherboard
- Better quality and higher wattage PSU
- Faster RAM
- Faster and 100% larger capacity HDD
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July 12, 2013 11:06:27 AM

JRAtk94 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($210.66 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master NSE-200-KKN1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $800.59

Slightly more expensive, but a better option. Allow me to explain why...
- Better motherboard
- Better quality and higher wattage PSU
- Faster RAM
- Faster and 100% larger capacity HDD

Did you pick the hard drive for storage or is their another reason?
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a b 4 Gaming
July 12, 2013 2:00:52 PM

Caviar blacks are extremely fast for mechanical hard drives. They're built with high-quality components as well. They're definitely worth the higher asking price, especially if you're using it without an SSD as a boot drive.
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