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First time building a computer

Last response: in Systems
October 17, 2011 2:13:12 AM

Hello,looking to build a pretty good gaming computer. I don't have a ton of knowledge but i have a good idea of what i want looking for suggestions please. thank you
video card
EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1573-AR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K

ASRock Z68 PROFESSIONAL GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

CORSAIR DOMINATOR GT 12GB (3 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000) Desktop Memory with Air Fan Model CMT12GX3M3A2000C9

CORSAIR Gaming Series GS700 700W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

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October 18, 2011 11:15:02 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Area51reopened
October 18, 2011 11:17:14 PM

I would recommend going with either an i5 2500k, or an i7 970. the 2600k in my opinion is a waste of money in terms of gaming. the i5 is 95% as good for 65% of the price. thats a huge waste of mula that you could put toward a GTX580.
October 19, 2011 1:09:05 AM

Always ready.