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July 3, 2010 5:08:18 PM

I am thinking of building a gaming PC. I am looking to spend around $1500/$1600. What I have picked is as follows:

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply

MOBO: ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Processor: Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor BX80605I5750

Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

DVD: LG Black Blu-ray Burner Model WH10LS30 LightScribe Support

GPU: XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity

Keyboard: Saitek PZ30AUR USB Wired Standard Eclipse Red Backlit Keyboard

Mouse: Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical Gaming Mouse

Monitor: ASUS VW224U Black 22" 2ms(GTG) Widescreen LCD Monitor

Speakers: Creative GigaWorks T20W Series II 28 Watts RMS 2.0 Speaker

Any comments/suggestions on the above?


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July 3, 2010 5:41:49 PM

For your budget range you would get greater performance from an AMD build that would allow you to include a 5870 rather than a 5850.

I need to cut and paste that statement for future use.