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Would like some feedback on this build. $1100 budget

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August 16, 2011 2:27:53 AM

So this is my first time building a computer and I figured before I pulled the trigger I would ask what you guys think of it. I will be using this computer for gaming, schoolwork,video editing, photoshop, and more.

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CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.59 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($118.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Video Card ($214.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($25.98 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1099.48
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

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August 16, 2011 3:20:30 AM

Everything looks solid other than trying to push two of those cards later on with a 650w psu. 750w for two of those cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $94.99 - $69.99 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
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August 16, 2011 3:42:16 AM

Why_Me said:
Everything looks solid other than trying to push two of those cards later on with a 650w psu. 750w for two of those cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $94.99 - $69.99 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

Thanks for the link. I figured that I would not be able to use SLI with that current PSU.
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August 22, 2011 11:56:54 PM

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