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~$850 Gaming Build

Hi there everyone, would just like your opinion on whether or not this would be an alright build, or if I can make any tweaks that would benefit me and keep it around the 850 mark. Thanks in advance!

Approximate Purchase Date: Tonight / Tomorrow Morning
Budget Range: Would like to keep it around $850
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, General Internet Surfing
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, OS
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Overclocking: Yes
SLI or Crossfire: No

Current Parts List:
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.660242 (part of combo deal)

Mobo: MSI P67A-G43 (B3)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130583

Heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-R687OC-1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125357

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

Case: NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025
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  1. That's a good build for the money. If you like it, buy it. I'd personally get a different case but to each his own.
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    opt1kal said:
    Hi there everyone, would just like your opinion on whether or not this would be an alright build, or if I can make any tweaks that would benefit me and keep it around the 850 mark. Thanks in advance!

    Approximate Purchase Date: Tonight / Tomorrow Morning
    Budget Range: Would like to keep it around $850
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, General Internet Surfing
    Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, OS
    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
    Overclocking: Yes
    SLI or Crossfire: No

    Current Parts List:
    CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.660242 (part of combo deal)

    Mobo: MSI P67A-G43 (B3)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130583

    Heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

    RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311

    PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

    GPU: GIGABYTE GV-R687OC-1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125357

    HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

    Case: NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025


    change:
    your mobo to this asrock p67 pro3- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157230 no sli/cf and the mobo you chose has heat issues 110$

    psu- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371047 53$ after promo code

    buy the hyper 212 plus here- http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10-212P-G1/dp/B002G1YPH0/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1311730910&sr=1-1 (free shipping) 30$

    GPU: get a more powerful card gtx 560 ti- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133377 195$

    rosewill challenger case and i5 2500k- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.683241 255$
  3. i like the asrock board.
  4. thanks guys, just ordered it!
  5. Best answer selected by opt1kal.
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