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Is there anything wrong with this setup?

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August 4, 2011 11:28:58 AM

Hi all, would you please take a look at these specs and tell me if I screwed anything up? Or if you recommend I do something differently, go ahead and say!

MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i5 2500k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Patriot Gamer 2 Series (2 x 4GB) 240 pin DDR3 SDRAM 1333 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Recertified EVGA GTX 480 1536 MB 384bit http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

KingWin ABT-730MM ATX12V 730W PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Seagate Barracuda 1TB and 160GB (boot drive) both 7200 RPM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec Three Hundred Illusion ATX case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS 24X Dvd drive+burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If anyone actually helps me, you'll have my utmost gratitude. This list contains absolutely nothing that I had originally picked out.

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August 4, 2011 11:53:26 AM

The power supply is not the best... I am honestly not the best with picking out of PSU *in terms of how much power you need* but I don't trust that brand..


Also..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is a better HDD *best 1tb for the buck*

I don't know why you would have the OS on a different drive and it not be a SSD... but w/e
August 4, 2011 11:57:20 AM

Just in case I need to reinstall or anything, I don't really want to invest in a solid state drive.
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August 4, 2011 11:58:09 AM

I'll look into another power supply, thanks!
August 4, 2011 12:19:59 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $269.98 save: $13.00 - $20.00 Mail In Rebates FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory with heatshield Model PSD38G1600KH

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $122.99 FREE SHIPPING
GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - Virtu, Touch BIOS, Smart Response SSD, 2-Way SLI, HDMI

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $89.99 - $64.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $239.99 - $214.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

or.....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $239.99 - $219.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

August 4, 2011 4:27:20 PM

Thanks for those links. Some of the stuff I didn't like (mobo had a couple features subtracted, etc.), but I will definitely end up buying the CPU/RAM combo and the PSU you recommended.
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