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Mid-Range sub $800 Gaming Build Last Min Clarification.

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August 4, 2011 7:03:27 AM

I5 2500k
Biostar TZ68A RCH Z68 chipset
Sapphire hd 6870
Seasonic 620 watts
4gb Gskill ripjaws 1600
WDC 640 gb 7200 rpm 17mb cache
Hyper 212 CPU cooler
And of course Asus DVD drive.
It's my first pc build and I'm very stoked! Please do give some advice onto what I should swap out and change or if it's a good build.
August 4, 2011 7:27:17 AM

All looking good! Just make sure you have enough case airflow, and you're ready for some hardcore gaming.

My only comment is to make sure you get a non-reference HD6870 - it's only a few bucks more, and non-reference coolers are great.
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August 4, 2011 12:33:29 PM

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August 4, 2011 3:18:57 PM

+1^ on Why_Me's recommendations
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August 4, 2011 6:02:31 PM

Thanks alot guys! I'll be goin with the CM Storm Scout for my case.
Man this forum is a breath of fresh air.
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August 4, 2011 6:07:31 PM

Oh and Sonicfantom, what would be the non-ref 6870 you recommend?
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