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November 18, 2011 1:46:38 AM

http://cart.microcenter.com/cart.aspx?RedirectUrl=http%...

Gigabyte GA-Z68MA-D2H-B3 LGA 1155 Z68 mATX 39.99 AR
Cooler Master HAF912 Mid Tower ATX Computer Case 49.99 AR
Intel Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor 179.99
Zotac ZT-50303-10M GTX 560 Ti Overclocked 1024MB 199.99 AR
Corsair XMS 8GB DDR3-1333 (PC3-10666) CL9 Dual Cha 45.99 AR
Samsung 22X DVD±RW Burner with Dual Layer Support 17.99
OCZ Technology Vertex Plus OCZSSD2-1VTXPL6 60GB SA... 64.99 AR

All products from MicroCenter. I know there is no main drive. I'm waiting for them to hopefully come back down in price soon. 2 big questions i have are 1) how is this ssd and 2) will this ram work. Thanks!

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November 18, 2011 2:31:59 AM

its DDR3 1600 mhz and its 1.5V its good to go
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November 18, 2011 2:36:17 AM

Nice, i heard some ram is to high or something. Like the actual physical size of it. So should there be no problems with fitting all these components in this case. Also what kind of sales can I expect to see from newegg during black friday. Is it possible they can beat microcenters prices. Thanks for all the help thus far guys.
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November 18, 2011 2:42:37 AM

cant tell with sales just keep an eye out
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November 18, 2011 3:18:16 AM

we were already fixing his ram read more before you post LegendKiller...
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November 18, 2011 3:40:20 AM

wait so cl 9 is better than cl 10.
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November 18, 2011 4:38:27 AM

I wouldn't pair ga-z68ma-d2h with an unlocked processor. I would pair it with i5 2400.
If you want the i5 2500k better go with asrock z68 extreme3 gen3.
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November 18, 2011 4:52:14 AM

the ram legend suggested is 1.65 volts, you will want 1.5 for i52500k.

Are you sure you want a micro atx board?
and +1 to vx53c
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November 18, 2011 5:41:55 AM

I would get these http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
in fact... i got them on my system and they are wonderful. They'll even clock at 7-8-7-27 with the 1.65v
While a lot of debate is going on forums about vram, nobody can back up either claims. Let's just say it all works fine and nobody has burnt their processor. Especially from a ram colossus like kingston.
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