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I5 2500k build- 1600$ i need your opinion

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May 1, 2011 8:06:58 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: next week! (if everything goes well)

Budget Range: 1600$-1700$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, internet.

Parts Not Required: mouse, monitor, keyboard

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: ncix.com

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: intel

Overclocking: maybe

SLI or Crossfire: maybe later

Additional Comments: It's the first time i build my own computer, i just want to make sure that every part i chose is compatible with eachother. I also want to make sure that my system will run cool and stable... thanks in advance for time!

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CPU and MOBO = NCIX OC Bundle Deal MSI P67A-GD65 P67 SLI CrossFireX Motherboard & Intel 2500K Unlocked Processor 330.49$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57990&promoi...

HD = Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM 79.99$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=50895&promoi...

PSU = XFX 850W Black Edition Single Rail Semi Modular ATX 12V 70A 24PIN ATX Power Supply 80PLUS Silver 133.09$ (pricematch)
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=43569&promoi...

Heatsink = Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366 LGA1155 LGA1156 120MM 24.12$ (pricematch)
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=41337

OS = Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT French DVD OEM 117.98$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=45272

RAM = G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Core i5 1.5V Memory Kit 42.99$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=42745&promoi...

SSD = OCZ Vertex 2 Extended Sandforce 120GB 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk Flash Drive SSD 227.54$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=53309

GPU = MSI GeForce GTX 570 OC Fermi 786MHZ 1280MB 4.2GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E DirectX 11 Video Card 289.99$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=58683&promoi...

Case = Cooler Master Haf 932 Black Edition Full Tower EATX Case 6X5.25 1X3.5 5X3.5INT USB eSATA 1394 Audio 119.99$
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=53875&promoi...

+ PC assembly 50$ and free ground shipping

So what do you think about this build?
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May 1, 2011 8:24:56 PM

That looks to be a pretty decent deal.
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July 19, 2012 5:29:24 AM

i would prefer to go to Ivy bridge i5-3570k and Z77 mobo i.e Asus Sabertooth Z77.. The rest look fine...and fantastic!

i5-3570k is a very decent CPU.. Sabertooth is a overclocking beast!
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July 19, 2012 5:38:25 AM

daamz said:
i would prefer to go to Ivy bridge i5-3570k and Z77 mobo i.e Asus Sabertooth Z77.. The rest look fine...and fantastic!

i5-3570k is a very decent CPU.. Sabertooth is a overclocking beast!

Way to bump a 2 1/2 month old thread.
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July 19, 2012 5:39:00 AM

Never mind.
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