New PC, criticism and comments please Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: August 15, 2011 2:14 PM in Systems Share bcock August 15, 2011 1:56:14 PM going to order within the next few hours, was hoping for some last minute criticism or comments! Case: Raidmax Blackstorm Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ 180MM Side-Panel Fan and One-Click Side Panel [-13] (Black Color) Internal USB Extension Module: None Neon Light Upgrade: 12in Liquid Neon Thunder Pattern Light [+15] (Blue Color) Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Maximum Enermax 120MM Case Cooling Fans for selected case (Maximum Silent Operation) [+29] (500-1,200 RPM T.B. Silence Black Color with Blue LED Twister Bearing 8-14 dBA) Noise Reduction Technology: Sound Absorbing Foam on Side, Top And Bottom panels [+29] CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-2600K 3.40 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified) Freebies: FREE Game - Shogun 2 Coupon: Total War Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking Cooling Fan: * Thermaltake FRIO Overclocking Cooler Fan (CLP0564) [+20] Motherboard: * [CrossFireX] GigaByte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 Intel Z68 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ Intel Smart Response Technology & 7.1 Dolby Home Theater Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, 2x SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe, 3 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI (All Venom OC Certified) Intel Smart Response Technology for Z68: None Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module [+10] (Kingston HyperX) Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 HD 2.5GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+177] (EVGA Powered by NVIDIA) Freebies: FREE Game - Dungeon Siege 3 Video Card 2: None Video Card 3: None Dedicated PHYSX Card: None Multiple Video Card Settings: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors Power Supply Upgrade: * 950 Watts - Corsair CMPSU-950TX 80 Plus Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready [+130] Hard Drive: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive) Freebies: None Data Hard Drive: None Hard Drive Cooling Fan: Vigor iSURF II Hard Disk Drive Cooling System [+21] (1 x System) External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None USB Flash Drive: None Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST 12X Blu-Ray Combo DVDRW Drive (BLACK COLOR) Optical Drive 2: None Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO 3D Vision Glasses: None Freebies: None LCD Monitor: None 2nd Monitor: None 3rd Monitor: None Speakers: None Network: Killer Xeno Pro Gigabit High Speed Online Gaming PCI Network Interface Card Network Switch: None Keyboard: Razer Arctosa Black USB Gaming Keyboard [-4] Mouse: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse Mouse Pad: None Gaming Gear: None Extra Thermal Display: None Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None External Wireless Network Card: None Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None Bluetooth: None Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR) Video Camera: None Headset: None Printer: None Cable: None Power Protection: None Surge Protector: None IEEE1394 Card: None Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports USB Port: PPA External 4-Port USB 2.0 Silver Star Hub [+12] Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition) Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None Office Suite: Free Microsoft® Office® 2010 STARTER EDITION (Reduced-Functionality versions of Word and Excel that include advertising) Games: None Ultra Care Option: Ultra Enhanced Packaging Solution - Protect Your Dream System During Transit [+19] Service: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT Rush Service: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS More about : criticism comments sarinaide a b B Homebuilt system August 15, 2011 2:05:17 PM Is the 2600k really needed over the 2500k? m 0 l sarinaide a b B Homebuilt system August 15, 2011 2:14:45 PM I would rather go with this motherboard http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? 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