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September 20, 2011 5:07:10 AM

Hi guys, i would like to build my own computer for gaming. And i don't want to spend too much so around 900 is good.

Case : Cooler Master RC-922M-KKN1-GP HAF 922M ATX Mid Tower Case. 90$
MotherBoard : Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 150$
Processor : intel core i5 2500k .
Ram : G.skill ripjaws X 8GB DDR3 1600 F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 50$.
Graphic card : ASUS Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit EAH6870 DC/2DI2S/1GD5 190$
Hard Drive : Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA 6Gb/s 7200 RPM 64 MB WD1002FAEX 80$
Power supply : Corsair Enthusiast Series 750-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified Power Supply CMPSU-750TXV2 105$
CPU Cooler : Zalman ultra quiet cpu cooler CNPS9500A Led. 50$
Sound Card : ASUS Xonar Essence STX Virtual 7.1 165$. ( i got this one from my friend ) .

So any ideas about my build? :D  Please tell me. Thanks guy!!!!

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September 20, 2011 5:16:24 AM

it all looks really good, BUT A LOT of people will burst in and tell you to change the zalman cooler for a cooler master hyper 212+ why, cuz its like 30 bucks.

personally i think its perfect as is. dont change anything.
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September 20, 2011 7:23:50 AM

The build looks good :)  However the sound card is unnecessary - are you buying it from your friend? Or is he giving it you? If your buying it the money would be better spent on buying a slightly better GPU (6950 or GTX560Ti).

As said above, and I will recommend it, Hyper212+ CPU cooler will save you $20 or so :) 
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September 20, 2011 7:46:08 AM

AdrianPerry said:
The build looks good :)  However the sound card is unnecessary - are you buying it from your friend? Or is he giving it you? If your buying it the money would be better spent on buying a slightly better GPU (6950 or GTX560Ti).

As said above, and I will recommend it, Hyper212+ CPU cooler will save you $20 or so :) 



Oh yeah, my friend gave it to me for my birthday:D  because i really love listenning to the music. And i got 3 headphones, so he bought it for me.

About the cooler :D  oh i c. thank you for ur advice. T__T But too late, i bought it already.


@ ComputerNugget : Thank alot computerNugget, it's the first time i build pc by myself . :D  so just want to make sure everything ok before i order all of those stuff.
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September 20, 2011 9:11:04 AM

Wow what a nice friend :)  I love the appearance of that sound card, looks a beast :) 

Have fun building :) 
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September 20, 2011 9:13:07 AM

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