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July 27, 2011 12:21:35 AM

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?Ite... (part of combo deal)

Mobo: MSI P67A-G43 (B3)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-R687OC-1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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July 27, 2011 12:23:53 AM

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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July 27, 2011 2:13:09 AM
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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?Ite... (part of combo deal)

Mobo: MSI P67A-G43 (B3)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heatsink: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-R687OC-1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


change:
your mobo to this asrock p67 pro3- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... no sli/cf and the mobo you chose has heat issues 110$

psu- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 53$ after promo code

buy the hyper 212 plus here- http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10... (free shipping) 30$

GPU: get a more powerful card gtx 560 ti- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 195$

rosewill challenger case and i5 2500k- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... 255$
July 27, 2011 3:31:33 AM

i like the asrock board.
July 27, 2011 9:51:20 PM

thanks guys, just ordered it!
July 27, 2011 9:51:28 PM

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