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New Sandy Bridge PC - < $1,000

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January 6, 2011 2:44:43 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Now (as soon as all of the part are available)

Budget Range: $1,000 (after rebates)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Programming (CUDA)

Parts Not Required: Case, Keyboard, Mouse, Optical Drive

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel, Nvidia, eVGA, etc. (as long as they have a good rating on

Overclocking: Maybe (No liquid cooling)

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe (would prefer not to lower power consumption)

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments:

I plan on purchasing the new Asus' P8P67 PRO with the i5Core-2500K and I want to make sure that the other parts I am getting are compatible (or if you have any other recommendations while being price sensitive). Also, anyone have any recommendations for CPU Cooler for the i5Core-2500K?

Part List:
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1572-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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January 6, 2011 4:05:18 PM

Parts will work fine.

For build advice fill out form in the sticky, link in my sig.
January 6, 2011 5:07:28 PM

Thanks for the reply banthracis. I updated the original posting with some additional questions if anyone has any advice.