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October 17, 2011 10:08:14 PM

I'm trying to learn about coputers right now and to do this I'm trying to piece together different builds. Please tell me what you think and suggest any changes. Note: the build still needs a mobo and of all the parts thats what I know the least about, so if you could help me out that would be great.

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU: EVGA Superclocked GeForce 560 Ti (Fermi) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU: XFX Core Edition PRO55W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Disk Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
After-Market Heatsink: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

$731.92 + price of mobo

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October 17, 2011 10:18:43 PM

Pick out an SSD too
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October 17, 2011 10:24:19 PM

You should get a larger power supply'

KINGWIN ABT-850MM 850W ATX 12V v2.2 / EPS 12V v2.91 / SSI EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Here is also a motherboard to look at. Don't know if you have a budget , you didn't post one.
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October 17, 2011 10:28:02 PM

inzone said:
You should get a larger power supply'

KINGWIN ABT-850MM 850W ATX 12V v2.2 / EPS 12V v2.91 / SSI EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Here is also a motherboard to look at. Don't know if you have a budget , you didn't post one.


The psu should be fine, 550 w seems enough to me for his build
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October 17, 2011 10:28:55 PM

Essex said:
The psu should be fine, 550 w seems enough to me for his build

he was probably planning for future sli
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October 17, 2011 10:31:10 PM

have you thought of a dual fan gpu? If you are doing overclocking i would look for a dual fan card.
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October 17, 2011 11:07:44 PM

inzone said:
You should get a larger power supply'

KINGWIN ABT-850MM 850W ATX 12V v2.2 / EPS 12V v2.91 / SSI EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Here is also a motherboard to look at. Don't know if you have a budget , you didn't post one.


Have the same exact motherboard, v happy with it. Support for PCI 3.0 and IVY Bridge CPU is a plus too.
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October 17, 2011 11:08:33 PM

koolman007 said:
Have the same exact motherboard, v happy with it. Support for PCI 3.0 and IVY Bridge CPU is a plus too.

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