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November 17, 2011 6:36:40 AM

Hi everyone, I have finished planning my new gaming pc and have added it all together for $1000.
I am seeking everyone's opinion on the build and for any changes or improvements, thanks.

Cpu - Intel Core i5 2500
Graphics - Gigabyte GeForce GTX 570 1280MB Overclocked V2
RAM - G-Skill DDR3 8GB
Motherboard - Asus P8H61-M-LE-V3
Case - Sharkoon T9 Value Green Case USB 3.0
Hard Drive - Seagate Barracuda 1TB
Power Supply - Thermaltake Litepower 700W
Disk Drive - Samsung SH-222AB

I am mostly getting the PC for Battlefield 3 and Crysis 2.

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November 20, 2011 3:13:11 AM

That motherboard is...not good. If you're trying to go as low priced as possible, maybe try this MSI
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Otherwise it looks good.
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November 20, 2011 3:18:49 AM

Here is another build for you to look at the Z68 motherboard is a much better option than the one you picked

Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $50.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i5-2500K - $215.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 - $130.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - $45.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 - $245.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200 RPM - $115.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus - $26.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

LITE-ON DVD Burner - $19.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified - $95.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - $100.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $1040 (w/o taxes/shipping/MIRs)
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November 21, 2011 8:56:49 AM

Best answer selected by jayylukee.
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