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My intel gaming build.?

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March 13, 2011 4:40:24 AM

hi there,i am looking for opinions on my choice of hardware for my new pc build for gaming,i am interested to see if there is any compatability issues with the parts i have chosen,thank you


ASRock P67 Pro3 Motherboard B3

CPU: Core i5 2500K CPU

CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler

Corsair CMP4GX3M2A1600C9 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB WD10EALX

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Super Overclock

CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced with

Enermax NAXN 750W Modular 82+

DVD: Asus SATA DVD burner retail pk

windows 7 home premium

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March 13, 2011 5:02:50 AM

I'd drop the Caviar Blue and go for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB. It's faster. Other than that, the build looks pretty good.

EDIT: Just to be sure, what's your budget? Is this build right at your budget limit?
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March 13, 2011 5:15:45 AM

^ +1 for the Spinpoint F3

Build looks great.
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March 13, 2011 5:44:51 AM

mortonww said:
I'd drop the Caviar Blue and go for the Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB. It's faster. Other than that, the build looks pretty good.

EDIT: Just to be sure, what's your budget? Is this build right at your budget limit?

my budget is approx $1200 australian dollars,i have gone a bit over budget but thats ok,its better to get good hardware i think,even if it costs a bit more..i will take a look at the samsung HD..thanks
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March 15, 2011 2:29:39 AM

I like every thing expect for the hard drive. Look into a ssd just for windows and and western digital caviar black 1.tb as the main drive. Other wise your build looks good.
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March 15, 2011 5:15:05 AM

TheTech214 said:
I like every thing expect for the hard drive. Look into a ssd just for windows and and western digital caviar black 1.tb as the main drive. Other wise your build looks good.

ahh ok,do you mean i should run my operating system on the ssd drive and also my games and other software on the same drive
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March 16, 2011 9:19:54 PM

Yes I do, The boot time will be much faster, and windows will be more responsive. This will cost a little more though.
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