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Sandy Bridge Gaming Build

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April 1, 2011 9:40:51 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This Week

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: Monitor , OS , HDD ,ODD

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com

Parts Preferences: by brand or type :I would like to have a Quad Core CPU and the build should be Future Proof for 3 Yrs from now at least

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution:1440x900


Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

A-DATA Gaming Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model AX3U1600GB2G9-2G
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M600 RS-600-AMBA-D3 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Bronze Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total:712$



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April 1, 2011 12:44:05 PM

All your choices look perfect apart from the PSU.
Cooler Master PSUs are loud and crappy.

600W is about right for the card you want, so I would reccomend the higher-quality and actually cheaper Corsair CX600:

CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 $80
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139019
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April 1, 2011 1:08:58 PM

well dnt feel nythin i am opposed to the builder series
Could you recommend something from Corsair Enthusiastic series or Seasonic
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