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Just ordered this bad boy, how's it look? $1300 gaming rig

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November 7, 2011 3:35:52 AM

Check her out! I'm so excited, just ordered this bad boy.

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ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular ...

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support ...

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R1 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel ...

Rosewill RFA-120-BL 120mm 4 Blue LEDs LED Case Fan (x2 - for top of 500R)

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

Corsair Carbide Series 500R White Steel structure with molded ABS plastic accent pieces ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Western Digital Caviar Black 750 GB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Bulk/OEM Internal Desktop Hard Drive - WD7502AAEX


My first ever built rig, I'm so pumped. Also, I'm aware the PSU is overkill but it came bundled with the 500R for a great price. Also, I don't plan on SLI for a long time so I am fine with a 650w for the meantime.
November 7, 2011 3:44:39 AM

650 is not over kill to SLI 2 570s you will need a 750W for some headroom
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