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New Core i5 build - Final Config Check

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September 15, 2010 7:07:35 PM

Hello.

I plan to build a PC for University work. I have a sorted out a config but am just waiting for some one to check it. If you have any suggestions please them.

The links are given below as well. Please let me know of any conflicts present or any suggestions.

Processor -

Core i5 760 2.80 GHz -

http://www.dabs.com/products/intel-core-i5-760-2-80ghz-...

Motherboard -

Asus P7P55D iP55

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/173451

Ram

Corsair XMS3 4GB (2X2GB) 1600 MHz

http://www.dabs.com/products/corsair-memory-xms3-4gb--2...

GPU

XFX ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5

http://www.dabs.com/products/xfx-ati-radeon-5770-hd-1gb...

PSU

OCZ Stealth Xstream II 600W

http://www.dabs.com/products/ocz-technology-stealthxstr...

Hard Drive

Samsung Spinpoint F3 7200RPM 1TB 32MB SATA-300

http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung-1tb-spinpoint-f3-7...

Case

Antec 300

http://www.dabs.com/products/antec-300-three-hundred-ca...

Monitor

Samsung B2430L 23.6"

http://www.dabs.com/products/samsung-syncmaster-b2430l-...

Please Help.. I plan to order parts in the next few days. My main concern is the GPU and monitor
September 15, 2010 8:29:12 PM

The GPU is massive overkill unless you are gaming. If you are gaming then for that monitor I would recommend at least a GTX 460 1GB.

Other than that it's OK. If you downgrade the GPU you might consider a smaller PSU as well for efficiency reasons.
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