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October 5, 2011 12:59:28 AM

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (ASUS P8P67 WS REVOLUTION). $245.99
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (CORSAIR XMS 8GB (2 x 4GB). $58.99
Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Antec DF-35 Black Computer Case). $99.99
PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (CORSAIR Professional Series HX850). $163.99
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz) $219.99
DvD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Sony Optiarc CD/DVD Burner 24X) $21.99
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1573-KR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB). $339.99

Ok guys, I have a couple questions with this build.
First off the PSU that I'm buying I'm pretty sure is overkill but I'm planning to buy a second GTX 570 for SLI in the next month or so.
Second off the same goes for the MOBO the only reason I plan to buy that one is for the SLI support later on.
Third my total price range is going to be around $1400 current setup is about ($1200). But i need more advice on what exact parts i still need to buy for this setup because of my lack of computer knowledge. So any changes will be much appreciated.
Forth new question came in mind, What sound card would you guys recommend along with the network card. Also is there any additional parts that i have to buy to make it wireless accessible.
Thank you guys for the future help.

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October 5, 2011 1:29:38 AM

overall, its pretty decent.

I'd suggest aZ68 insteadof the P67. The AS Rock Extreme 4 Z68 is $199.99, saves you $46 and is ready for PCIe 3.0.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cases are subjective, but I'll suggest the Rosewill Challenger U3 at $59.99, saving $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

get this XFX 850W on sale for $119.99, built by SeaSonic.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
saves another $44

with the combined savings of $130, get an SSD: OCZ Solid 3 60 GB $104.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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October 5, 2011 1:34:19 AM

Thanks now what kind of cooling is needed for my setup and any additional fans etc..?
Also I was wondering if you any suggestions on a monitor could be given? Around the 250 dollar range.
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October 5, 2011 1:46:36 AM

km123 said:
Thanks now what kind of cooling is needed for my setup and any additional fans etc..?
Also I was wondering if you any suggestions on a monitor could be given? Around the 250 dollar range.

For cooling, get the CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo. It's inexpensive and performs well.

For a monitor, I like this 24"
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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October 5, 2011 1:57:46 AM

I'll second the Hyper 212 EVO

also the Xigmatek Gaia and Thermaltake Frio are good coolers as well.
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October 5, 2011 2:10:06 AM

What sound card would you guys recommend along with the network card. Also is there any additional parts that i have to buy to make it wireless accessible.
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October 5, 2011 3:32:35 AM

onboard sound is all you need, don't waste time with a sound card.

any decent Wireless card or USB wireless stick should do the trick.
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October 5, 2011 12:51:00 PM

Best answer selected by km123.
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October 6, 2011 2:19:09 PM

Ok so i'm reposting in here agian becasue i just got a little extra cash saved up and thought of buying the... http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... (GTX 580 Superclocked).
So now my question is if im going to support this GPU will i have to change my cooling system from the fan and get a liquid cooling system or will the Hyper 212 EVO still be enough? Also will the PSU be enough i don't plan on SLI too soon.
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October 6, 2011 3:24:09 PM

the gpu won't affect CPU colling at all.

an 850w should handle a 580 if its solo.
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October 10, 2011 8:37:38 PM

Ok so I'm re-posting again because i got a good deal on 2 560 ti's now the question is will the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Liquid Cooling System). Will be enough to support these 2 graphic cards along with OCing the processor?
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October 10, 2011 9:58:06 PM

that will support liquid cooling the CPU only.

the 850W should more than cover the twin 560s.
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