Hey all, my first post here and my first home build. The majority of these are from the newegg T.V. how to build a computer, and then I subbed in a few different things. I'm building this to play battlefield 3 and upcoming PC games. I wanted it to be upgrade able and I'd like it to last ~2 years. Even a simple "looks good, good luck" would be helpful. Thanks all
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Assuming you are fine with the budget, there really isn't anything to change. Some of your product choices are overkill with actual performance gain over cheaper parts, but not something to worry about unless you were stretching your budget. The first nitpick would be that for gaming 4GB RAM is plenty, you're not going to see significantly more FPS with 8GB over 4GB. The other is selecting the i7 2600K. The price difference between that and the i5 model just under it is pretty significant, but the gaming performance is not that different, a handful of FPS at best.
Thanks for the quick reply wathman. Yes I've read that about the processor issue between the I7 and I5. My Budget is $1,500-$1,800. I sort of want to future proof the processor, not have to upgrade it in the future. I figured that the I7 has a longer shelf life than the I5. If this isn't the case, I'll gladly go with the I5 if it fits in this mobo
i5's and i7 should be compatible as long as they are part of the same processor family and share the same socket design. so in this case you should be fine. From what I've read on what's down the road from intel, Ivy Bridge and beyond will have major improvements and blow away what we have available today, just as the PC market has always behaved. So to answer your question, I think the i5 and i7 you are looking at now will stay "mainstream" for about the same duration of time before being outclassed by future hardware.