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NEW PC BUILD NEED ADVICE

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November 30, 2011 6:47:35 AM

Hey guys this is my first time building my pc and here are my specs. Just some notes: Please dont suggest Asrock motherboards because I know they are cheap but I have had friends that have had problems with usb, etc. I like the current motherboard but I will still take suggestions ( not Asrock)

Approximate Purchase Date: Within this month

Budget Range:$1900-2100
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and Editing

Parts Not Required: Keyboard,Mice,Speakers,Webcam
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: PCCASEGEAR or any other cheaper ones

Country: Australia

Parts Preferences: ASUS motherboard I mention below and not ASrock
Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe ( read notes)

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: This is what I have so far


CPU: i5 2500k (overclocking to around 4.2 or maybe even 4.5 ghz)
MOBO: Asus P8Z68-V Gen 3 Motherboard (Not sure wether to go with the V Pro or not)
GPU: Asus GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II Overclocked 1gb
MONITOR: Asus VE248H 24in Widescreen LED
STORAGE HDD: Western Digital CAviar Blue 500gb (will take suggestions, budget around 130 on pccasegear)
SSD:Crucial M4 SSD 128GB (Heard this is the best)
CASE: CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced with Window USB 3.0
CPU COOLING: CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO CPU cooler
OFFICE: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 Retail
WINDOWS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit with SP1 OEM
PSU: Corsair HX 850 Power Supply
WIRELESS ADAPTER: TP-Link TL-WN951N Wireless N PCI adapter
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 8GB ( 2x4GB) DDR3
OPTICAL DRIVE: Samsung SH-222AB SATA DVDRW Drive

Country of Origin : Australia

Preferred Sites: PCCASEGEAR

SLI/CROSSFIREX: I might want to upgrade to another 560 ti in future or get a new PCIe 3.0 card when released. WIll my 850W PSU handle this:

Final Build price: $2070

I will not need keyboard/mice/speakers/webcam

If you find a site with my parts for cheaper in AUS please tell me! Thanks!!

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November 30, 2011 11:00:15 AM
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It's pretty good... O_O.
December 7, 2011 3:40:11 AM

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