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$1000 Gaming Build Final Compatability Check

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June 1, 2011 9:14:37 PM

1st timing building, want to make sure everythings ok.

Approximate Purchase Date: Within 2 weeks

Budget Range: $1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, photoshop

Parts Not Required: Monitor, keyboard, mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: n/a

Overclocking: yes

SLI or Crossfire: in the future

Monitor Resolution: 1080p

Additional Comments: Will do Crossfire in the future

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k $225
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212+ $30
MOBO: ASRock P67 Extreme4 $160
RAM: G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 $87
GPU: XFX ATI Radeon HD 6950 1GB $210
HDD: Samsung spinpoint f3 1TB $60
PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W $100
Optical: LG Black $20
CASE: Cooler Master HAF 922 $100

Total: $983 (includes MIR)

1. I plan on crossfiring 6950s in future. Will the Corsair 750W be enough?

June 1, 2011 9:17:45 PM


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June 1, 2011 11:47:46 PM

Good to go. The 6950 shouldn't require more than 750W in CF. You have a solid build picked out there.
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June 2, 2011 12:56:49 AM

Thanks pretty much final, buying parts now. It took a good few days of long hour research starting from scratch, now I just gotta learn how to put it together :D 
June 2, 2011 2:14:44 AM

Man, that's the easy part!
June 12, 2011 12:02:19 AM

Best answer selected by imchewy.