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December 9, 2011 8:07:39 PM

I have most of my Gaming rig together and I am going to buy the remaining pieces by January. There are a few other pieces I may get as time goes on but I am just going for the core parts right now. I just wanted a few people to put in their 2 cents and give some feedback.


Parts (and program) I need:

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k $220
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: EVGA Superclocked 570 $350
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Windows 7: $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $670

Parts I have:

Power Supply: Corsair 750w $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT Phantom $110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CD/DVD: LG 24x $20
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Memory: Corsair Vengence 8GB $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Hard Drive: HITACHI Deskstar 750GB $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 $125
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Monitor: Samsung $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total: $615

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December 9, 2011 10:38:30 PM

Yup all seem like solid choices.
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December 9, 2011 10:41:57 PM

its not a necessity but you can try investing in a soundcard? haha
its always nice to have great graphics, but if you have nice quality audio.. itll make the experience x10 better, dead serious...

ASUS Xonar DX has been treating me great
http://www.eio.com/p-30609-asus-xonar-dx-71-channels-pc...
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December 10, 2011 12:26:17 AM

Thanks for the extra suggestions. As I said before I am planning to get additional parts when the core is completed but you can never have enough info.
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