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February 20, 2011 7:34:10 PM

Hello, I am planning to buy beast gaming rig. My budget is 2300$. I am looking for a good pc build company, i am 16 years old. I do not know how to construct it myself. By the way, is Digital storm a good company, compare to Falcon northwest, alienware?

My future pc config:
Chassis Model: Special Deal Hot Seller - Black OPS Assassin Edition
Exterior Finish: - Standard Factory Finish
Trim Accents: - Standard Factory Finish
Processor: Intel Core i7 2600K 3.40GHz (Unlocked CPU for Extreme Overclocking) (Quad Core)
Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 (Intel P67 Chipset) (Features USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gb/s)
System Memory: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Corsair Dominator DHX (High-Performance)
Power Supply: 1000W Corsair (Dual/Triple/Quad SLI Compatible)
Expansion Bay: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 1: Operating System: 1x (1TB Western Digital Caviar (7200 RPM) (64MB Cache) (Model: Black Edition WD1002FAEX)
Set 1 Raid Options: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 2: Multimedia\Data: - No Thanks
Hard Drive Set 3: Backup\Misc.: - No Thanks
Optical Drive 1: DVD-R/RW/CD-R/RW (DVD Writer 24x / CD-Writer 48x)
Optical Drive 2: - No Thanks
Internet Access: High Speed Network Port (Supports High-Speed Cable / DSL / Network Connections)
Video Card: 1x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 1.2GB (Includes PhysX Technology)
Add-on Card: - No Thanks
Sound Card: Integrated Motherboard Audio
Extreme Cooling: AIR: Stage 1: Noctua NH-U12P SE Dual 120mm Fans High Performance Cooler
H20 Tube Color:- Not Applicable, I do not have a FrostChill or Sub-Zero LCS Cooling System Selected
Chassis Airflow: Standard Factory Chassis Fans
Internal Lighting: - No Thanks
Enhancements: - No Thanks
Chassis Mods: - No Thanks
Noise Reduction: - No Thanks
Boost Processor: FREE: Overclock the processor between 3.6GHz to 3.9GHz
Boost Video Card: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my video card(s)
Boost Memory: - No Thanks, Please do not overclock my memory
Boost OS: - No Thanks, Please do not tweak the services on the operating system
Windows OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (64-Bit Edition)
Recovery Tools: Windows Recovery Toolkit (Bundled with Windows 7 CD)
Virus Protection: - No Thanks
Office: - No Thanks
Benchmarking: - No Thanks
Install/Test Game: - No Thanks
Display: - No Thanks
Surge Shield: - No Thanks
Speakers: - No Thanks
Keyboard: - No Thanks
Mouse: - No Thanks
External Storage: - No Thanks
Exclusive T-Shirt: - No Thanks
Priority Build: - No Thanks, Ship Within 5-15 Business Days After Order Is Successfully Processed
Warranty: Life-time Expert Customer Care with 3 Year Limited Warranty
You may correct my build, if something is weak there.

One more thing, what you would prefer: H70 OR NOCTUA u12p?

Thank you for your help.

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February 20, 2011 8:18:38 PM

If you have the patience to read manuals, it's really a piece fo cake to build a PC. There must be a local computer club at school or neighborhood geek that can give you a hand. This system is just over $2k. Worse case you could have a local PC shop build it for you.

Case - $160 - Antec DF-85
PSU - $120 - Antec CP-850
Case Fans - $15 - Antec 120 mm Fan
MoBo - $260 - ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution Currently unavailable
CPU - $330 - Intel Core i5-2600K Currently unavailable
Cooler - $40 - Scythe Mugen 2
TIM - $5 Shin Etsu 751
RAM - $100 - (2 x 4GB) Corsair CAS 9
GFX - $315 - EVGA GTX 570
GFX - $315 - Same
HD - $65 - Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 rpm
SSD - $185 - OCZ Vertex 2 3.5" 120GB
DVD Writer - $22 - Asus 24X DRW-24B3L w/ LS
OS - $140 - Win 7-64 Pro OEM

One more thing, what you would prefer: H70 OR NOCTUA u12p?

Neither......if I was doing self contained water cooling, it would be the Antec Kuhler 620 or 920. The Noctua is an older cooler, no longer of real relevance among current competition. If going air, would use the Prolimatech Megahalems, Venemous X, Scythe Mugen 2 or CM V6 GT
February 20, 2011 9:33:41 PM

Thank you for a quick response. I asked a few people from digital storm forum about noctua u12p, they said that it is good gor sandy 2600k, because the proccesor itself runs very quiet and cool. They also said that if i want to cross 4.7ghz i need lc. Can i trust them, or they just try to sell what they bought awhile ago.
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February 20, 2011 9:40:05 PM

digital storm just wants your money. youd be much better off buying the parts and following a youtube guide or paying a computer store to put it together
February 20, 2011 9:47:05 PM

Every pc build guide is different, plus i will have no warranty.
February 20, 2011 10:58:40 PM

If you insist on not building try something like cyber power or Ibuypower. They build systems in which you choose every part and the prices are not much more than if you were to buy it all and build it yourrself.