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1st build by myself. Need help.

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July 25, 2013 9:54:21 PM

Finally finished a baseline. still having some doubts about which ones to pick...

Purchase Date: in a month

Budget Range: After Shipping 1100-1200$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, watching movies, surfing the internet...

Are you buying a monitor: No

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Parts Preferences:

CPU: Core i5 3470 BDT 16800(216$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Core i5 3550 BDT 19200(247$)

MOBO: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H BDT 24000(308$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 BDT 24000(308$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: Corsair Vengeance-8GB Dual Channel DDR3 bus 1600 (2x4gb)
BDT 7000(90$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CASE: CM Storm Enforcer BDT 8000(103$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: Corsair TX Series, TX650, 80+ bronze BDT 11500(148$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Corsair Professional Series, HX650, 80+ Gold BDT 13000(167$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Direct Cu II BDT 23500(302$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MSI GeForce GTX 660 Twin Frozr OC BDT 21500(276$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Sapphire HD7870 GHZ EDITION OC VERSION BDT 23000(295$)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: Already Have a 500GB AND a 2TB HDD

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 24" Viewsonic HDMI

Additional Comments: any suggetion is wellcomed. thanks

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July 25, 2013 9:58:38 PM

i would go for a gtx 760 everything else seems fine but i really dont know the prices in bangladesh
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July 25, 2013 10:07:55 PM

Don't buy a z77 motherboard with a locked processor, buy an h77 motherboard.
You also don't have to buy nearly such an expensive one. - the 5h and sabertooth are overkill even for an i5-3570k.

Go with the 760 like hopelessnoob suggested - it's far better for less money.

Since the price between PSUs doesn't seem to be much, go with the HX; it's much better made.

Consider buying a small SSD to put windows on; it does make a very noticeable, nice difference.
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July 25, 2013 10:13:00 PM

Here
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1kMgT
A ~$1080 after shipping including a GTX770 with 1080p monitor. You could really throw in a 128GB SSD if you still have extra left.
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July 25, 2013 10:23:32 PM

HopelessNoob said:
i would go for a gtx 760 everything else seems fine but i really dont know the prices in bangladesh


400$- 450$
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it will cost extra 100$-150$
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July 25, 2013 10:25:59 PM

wow just ask someone to build the computer for you in the US and have them ship it to you LOL
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July 25, 2013 10:57:45 PM

DarkSable said:
Don't buy a z77 motherboard with a locked processor, buy an h77 motherboard.
You also don't have to buy nearly such an expensive one. - the 5h and sabertooth are overkill even for an i5-3570k.

Go with the 760 like hopelessnoob suggested - it's far better for less money.

Since the price between PSUs doesn't seem to be much, go with the HX; it's much better made.

Consider buying a small SSD to put windows on; it does make a very noticeable, nice difference.


im not sure whether gtx 760 is available here. have to check the market.

cant buy SSD right now. already thought about it, but budget is tight. so if i get 760 then SSD have to wait for a while.

any suggetions for a cheaper mobo with sli support?
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July 25, 2013 11:15:54 PM

That is an excellent motherboard. Why do you need SLI support? It's more cost effective to sell the used card and buy a new one, especially since you're buying cards that are already starting to disappear - it'll be hard to find another 660 in a while.
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July 26, 2013 12:00:54 AM

Good board and good CPU choice, Cygor, but much simple overclock with asrock board, with non-K OC feature for extra 400MHz. But you may also require cooler like Xigamatek Gaia or CM TX3 to cool down your chip.
ASRock Z77 Extreme 3 or 4 is most recommended.
Buy either graphic card that cheaper in your country among your choices stated above.
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