SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming / Multi-media applications. Beginner overclocker
PARTS NOT REQUIRED:Keyboard/Mouse/Thermal paste/Speakers/OS/Mouse/Headset
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: None you would know of.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Denmark
PARTS PREFERENCES: none
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Open to best configuration for performance.
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080
My thoughts. GPU= HIS Radeon HD 5870 iCooler V Cpu= AMD Phenom II 965 BE CASE= Coolermaster CM 690 II advanced PSU= Corsair tx-650w RAM= Corsair XMS3 8-8-8-24 1333mhz HDD= Samsung spinpoint f3 1tb Optic= Samsung S223c MONITOR= Samsung p2250 Cooler= Coolermaster Hyper 212 plus MOBO= Asus m4a79xtd evo
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That would work just fine.
How much are you getting the 212+ though? Dont go for it unless its $35 or under.
Also, to save a few bucks, you could drop down to a 955+5850, performance difference is minimal since you're OCing anyways.