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November 17, 2013 11:23:08 AM

I have ordered the following components for my pc rig:

PROCESSOR: Intel 3.4 GHz LGA1155 Core i5 3570K Processor

RAM : Kingston HyperX DDR3 8 GB (1 x 8 GB) PC RAM (KHX1600C10D3B1/8G)

HDD : WD Caviar Blue 500 GB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (WD5000AAKX)

GPU : ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX660 2GB DDR5 Graphics Card

MOBO: Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H Motherboard
( I have ordered this but should I cancel it and order ASRock Z77 Extreme4 instead because I heard that my current motherboard isnt good for Overclock)

COOLER: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

PSU: Corsair VS650 650 Watt

OPTICAL DRIVE: LG GH24NS71/GH24NS72/GH24NS95 Internal Optical Drive

CASE: Yet to be decided(Please suggest one if possible within 100usd)


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November 17, 2013 11:26:02 AM

Yes it's all compatible.


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $49.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 14:26 EST-0500)
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November 17, 2013 11:35:08 AM

Go with 2x4 = 8 GB of RAM, and not with a single stick. Corsair is better brand and 1866MHz will be better.

This is a better HDD :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ Amazon)
Total: $59.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 14:27 EST-0500)

MB : Go with ASRock Z77 Extreme4 it rocks, fur better than Gigabyte.

PSU : The worst model of the brand( VS650 ), instead of go with :

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OR, this one cheap yet decent :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $44.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 14:32 EST-0500)

Cabinet :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case ($93.57 @ Amazon)
Total: $93.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-17 14:34 EST-0500)
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