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$1000 The perfect best sandy bridge build please help

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November 14, 2011 1:52:22 AM

I was recomended to go with Intel build, heres my setup now.....


memory http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

motherboard http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ssd http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite...

$140/110-MSI P67A-GD53 B3 Intel P67 Motherboard - ATX, Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel P67 Express, DDR3 2133MHz (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, Gigabit LAN, CrossFire/SLI Ready, USB 3.0

$265-MSI N560GTX-Ti Hawk GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

$215-Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

$120-OCZ Vertex Series OCZSSD2-1VTX30GXXX 2.5" 30GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

$45-G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2

$90-COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

$126/90-XFX Core Edition PRO850W (P1-850S-NLB9) 850W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply



935 after rebate
1005 before rebate

ME>>>:)  After making a perfect xmas sandy bridge, lol



About the 60gb ssd im going to use that for speed not storage i have a 320gb sata for storage.

all help and opinions are welcome, thanks.

ok edited the this as of 7:47pm 11/13/11

Please Post links, THANK YOU Also if u havent noticed WILL select best answer if I like your Post, so If you benifit from it dont be lazy...
November 14, 2011 1:56:09 AM

Get a Z68 Motherboard I findthem to be more versatile than a P67

Besides that I cant really say much about the PSU brand never tried them, and everything else looks great. You made a fine well balanced computer that will perform greatly for you. Whats your current monitor resolution?
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November 14, 2011 2:03:32 AM

Isn't sacrificing the case for a 570 the better option like I laid out?

Anyways, ymmv.
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November 14, 2011 2:22:22 AM

SSDs are more beneficial for speed than the CPU and RAM combined, how can anyone not like SSD drives,lol. They are not optional for serious computer users.
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November 14, 2011 2:40:55 AM

thanks to all the people that posted in helping me build this rig. If i could I would + everyones karma or point for there account.

Please keep posting with links, ty.

P.S. I chose the case because its very similar and its red with great cooling , I agree your case is nice though.
And now hopefully I get these at a bargan price on black friday :) .

Still no found a best answer bty (by the way)


And if you find a better motherboard by all means post it.
The reason I'm going with that motherboard, is for the main reasons

*Cheapest
*2 Pci slots for wifi and soundcard
*MSI is a good brand
*ATX sized

If you can find a better motherboard with thos specs listed above by all means, POST.

I'm trying to perfect this sandy bridge.
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November 14, 2011 4:16:33 AM

+1 for the 570 the pirate proposes
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November 14, 2011 5:44:40 PM

Best answer selected by almightynsx.
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November 14, 2011 8:55:58 PM

Highest, but im just basing my decision on most power and features for the least expensive.
Im going to play games on wii emulator.
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