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August 5, 2013 5:33:41 PM If you had the money to buy this would you improve this or keep it as is? What would you improve.

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CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1280 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($645.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPOWER ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($175.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Dominator 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($263.93 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 690 4GB Video Card ($999.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Raidmax 700W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($72.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Full (32/64-bit) ($288.00 @ Adorama)
Total: $2700.82
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-05 20:46 EDT-0400)

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August 5, 2013 5:41:15 PM

$1000 Graphics Card
$200 CPU

I would upgrade the CPU definitely, even though i5-3570k is quite good.

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August 5, 2013 5:49:45 PM

unless you have a really good reason for it, i would drop down the video card and use that money towards other stuff; psu defnitely, and depending on how low you go you could do more with the motherboard as well

same thing with the you need 32 gb for anything in particular? and would vengeance suit your needs or is there some reason you want dominator? could used the money saved in ram to afford an ssd

i suppose the ultimate version of windows is personal choice, although if you didnt have a particular reason to get it i would say home premium would suit your needs
August 5, 2013 6:01:00 PM

Price doesn't matter really. I'm not actually buying this just seeing what gamers would consider for a expensive gaming pc