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January 28, 2011 6:18:05 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next 2 weeks

Budget Range:$1000 $1100 maybe more or less.Good starting point.

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gamming,Internet

Parts Not Required:**ketboard,mouse,speakers,sound card ram posobly

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg,microcenter other as long as there repulible

Country of Origin: Texas USA

Parts Preferences: )INTELL.Nividea,major brands or compitible

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200,, My current monitor will only do 1600. Will get another monitor but after build

Additional Comments:Not for sure on what MB,and can I use the ram I have now.Case is the one part about building my own I am looking forward to.If the case I picked out is not a good case please explain.Please by all means advise on hardware and buils specs.


cpu>sandy bridge i5 2500k---microcenter pickup $179

MB>Need help choosing>want a fullATX MB nothing small lots of room

Memmory>Currently have,will it work.

Video card>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

hard drive>samsung spinpoint F3 500GB

optical drive>ASUS Black 24X DVD+R 8X

case>NZXT Phantom PHAN-001WT White Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case

HEATSINK>COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus >>would like to water coolif budget allows

windows 7 64 OEM

Will need thermal paist,any cables or anything I missed.

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January 28, 2011 7:23:05 PM

These boards require DDR3 Dual Channel RAM. Also down below is a case with better airflow <--- more info on that CM HAF 922 <--- Fairly recent review of the ASRock P67 Extreme4 with some o/c tips and great screenies. <--- Recent yet not so in depth review of that same board. $99.98 FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $152.99
ASRock P67 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $49.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL Combo Price: $154.98
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM $129.99
XFX Core Edition PRO850W (P1-850S-CAB9) 850W ATX12V v2.2 & ESP12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $28.46 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 Hyper 212 Plus 775/1156/1366/AMD/AM2/AM3 Universal Direct Contact Heat-Pipe 120mm Fan CPU Cooler