Final check-up for new build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 15, 2011 3:34 PM in Systems Share Darknesss August 15, 2011 5:14:39 AM Approximate Purchase Date: In 2 weeks Budget Range: $1600 after rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: High-end Gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies Parts Not Required: OS, mouse, keyboard, Display Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, frys(offline) Country of Origin: US Parts Preferences: Nothing in particular Overclocking: Yes, to 4.5 GHz SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution:1920x1080 Additional Comments: Need to have a window Motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V PRO ($200) CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K ($220) CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus ($30) Extra fan for push and pull: Antec 761345-75026-4 120mm Red LED ($15) RAM: G.SKILL Sniper 8GB ($60) Video Card: ASUS ENGTX580 DCII/2DIS/1536MD5 GeForce GTX 580 ($500) Hard Drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 ($65) Optical Drive: ASUS 24X OEM DVDRW ($21) Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 932 ($160) Power Supply: CORSAIR Professional Series 750W ($180) So what do you think about my build? The price is before savings and rebates. Leave me a comment and tell me what you think! More about : final check build Why_Me August 15, 2011 5:40:20 AM 750w is not going to push two of those cards. Also this board down below is a 16+2 phase board as is that one you have up above, and it's going to clock every bit as high as that one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $225.98 FREE SHIPPING Save $6 w/ promo code ASUS729, ends 8/31 ASUS P8Z68-V LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9B http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $129.99 FREE SHIPPING Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply genghiskron August 15, 2011 1:15:33 PM also keep in mind thats a massive 3 slot card, meaning that with two of them, they are going to be sitting right up against eachother, and will take up an absurd amount of space. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Why_Me August 15, 2011 3:34:41 PM genghiskron said:also keep in mind thats a massive 3 slot card, meaning that with two of them, they are going to be sitting right up against eachother, and will take up an absurd amount of space. +1 I missed that. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed Checkup on First Gaming PC Build ForumFirst Build - Budget £1000-1400 (~$1500-2100) Final Check-up ForumFinal Check for New Build ForumBuild Check-Up ForumFinal Compatibility Checkup on my First Build ! ForumHow to ask for build advice ForumBudget Final Checkup ? ForumMy custom built pc final check-up ForumFinal checkup on new system parts ForumFinal checkup - need help finding replacements for out of stock items Forumnew system build , checkup by some pro's ForumFirst Build , Check-Up ForumFirst Build ! Glad i found tom's hardware! ForumFinally hitting a Microcenter! Should I buy these parts? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !