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January 28, 2011 10:21:07 PM

So I'm going to buy a new computer, got a build, just wondering some of your guys opinions on it. If you think I should change some parts or something.




Mother Board
ASUS P8P67 PRO LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131682

Video Card
XFX HD-697A-CNFC Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814150517

Power Supply
CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817139006

Processor
Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819115070

Ram
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231314

Hard drive
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS 150GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822136763

CD Drive
HP Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM SATA 24X Multiformat DVD Burner LightScribe Support
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16827140041

Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16811119225

Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound - OEM
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...


What do you guys think of it? On Newegg, the total for all that comes to $1 439.91 Canadian.

Any advice/opinions on the build would be greatly appreciated.

By the way, this is going to be for hardcore gaming, and other general uses.
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What do you guys think of it? On Newegg, the total for all that comes to $1 439.91 Canadian.

Any advice/opinions on the build would be greatly appreciated.

By the way, this is going to be for hardcore gaming, and other general uses.

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January 29, 2011 12:39:06 AM

This build includes dual gtx 570's, an after market cpu heatsink (thermal paste is included w/cooler), and a h/d that isn't much slower than that Rapter...later on you can pick up an SSD if you so choose...but the Rapters aren't worth the cost imo.

http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6606 <--- More info on the CM HAF 922

http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000116/ASRoc... <--- Fairly recent review of the ASRock P67 Extreme4 with some o/c tips and great screenies.

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1098/pg10/asrock-... <--- Recent yet not so in depth review of that same board.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Corsair-A50-CPU-... <--- Corsair A50 CPU Cooler Review

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $99.98
COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $119.49
SILVERSTONE OP850 850W ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $159.99
ASRock P67 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Item... Combo Price: $257.23 (Before $15.00 USD Mail-In Rebate Card)
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
CORSAIR CAFA50 120mm CPU Cooler

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... $82.49 FREE SHIPPING
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 996770

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... $64.99
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... $17.99
LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $347.49
EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $347.49
EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Total: $1,497.14 CAD *not including shipping, rebates, etc..
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