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Need advice on build please!

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November 25, 2011 7:01:50 AM

Okay so I've ordered PC parts and they're going to assemble and I just need advice on the build, for example if it's good or bad? Also if it's a good price.

Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor LGA 115 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB [$229.99]

Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 ATX LGA1155 Z68 DDR3 2PCI-E16 3PCI-E1 2PCI HDMI SLI SATA3 USB3.0 [$149.99]

XFX Radeon HD 6870 900MHZ 1GB 4.2GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort PCI-E Video (X2) [$179.99X2=$359.98]

Inwin Dragon Rider Black E-ATX Full Tower Case 5X5.25 6X3.35INT 1X2.5INT No PS [DRAGON-RIDER] [$109.99]

LG GH22NS70 Super Multi 22X SATA DVD Writer Black OEM [$18.99]

Kingston HyperX KHX 1600C9D3K2/8GX 8GB 2X4 GB DDR3-1600 XMP Dual Channel Memory Kit [$35.99]

PC Assembly and Testing With 1 Year Limited System Warranty (PRE-CONFIG WIN. OS If purchased) [$43.00]

Corsair Enthusiast Series TX850M 850W ATX Modular Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan 5 [$124.99]

Kingston SSD Now V200 128GB 2.5IN SATA3 Solid State Disk Flash Drive With Adapter [$143.99]

With all of that plus the $5.50 Environmental Fee plus 12% HST, it comes to a total of $1,369.10.
So I'm wondering if it's a well built PC or if it has any flaws, I'm also wondering if it's priced decently?

I wouldn't want to be buying overpriced parts when I could be buying them for less, thank you for your time.

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November 25, 2011 7:04:07 AM

Yep, it's pretty good. You can of course get it cheaper at newegg especially with the sale going on right now. you can save about $100 or $200 at best with newegg.
November 25, 2011 7:19:15 AM

When you are going for a i5-2500k i guess you want to overclock. Then you should be looking at an aftermarket CPU cooler.

Good luck
November 25, 2011 8:15:38 PM

cutebeans: I did some checking and compared my place to Newegg, it turns out the place I'm getting from is quite cheaper, but thanks!

perfectblue: Nope, I don't plan on overclocking but thanks!

The help is very much appreciated guys
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