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December 14, 2011 11:25:09 PM

My computer will be:
M17-7302 ::Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64BIT Operating System Software - OEM DVD, English(0.5 lbs)

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

C13-8296 ::Corsair Nova Series 2 Solid State Drive - 60GB, SATA II, 3Gbps(0.45 lbs)

Hitachi 0F10383 Deskstar 7K1000.C Hard Drive - 1TB, 3.5", 7200 RPM, SATA 3G, 32MB

T925-3083 ::Thermaltake W0382RU Modular Power Supply - 750 Watt, 140mm Fan, 80 Plus Bronze, Active PFC(7.3 lbs)

C13-5720 ::Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB (2x 4GB), PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 9-9-9-24 CAS Latency, Intel XMP Ready, Unbuffered(0.3 lbs)

M452-0563 ::MSI N560GTX-Ti Twn Frozr II 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 560-Ti Video Card - 2GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0 (x16), 2x Dual-Link DVI-I, Mini-HDMI, DirectX 11, Dual-Slot, SLI Ready, Overclocked(3.05 lbs)

ASUS P8Z68-V Intel Z68 Motherboard - ATX, Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel Z68 Express, DDR3 2200MHz (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, RAID, 8-CH Audio, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.0, Bluetooth, CrossFireX/SLI Ready

C283-2054 ::Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-GP Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler - 120mm, LGA 1366, 1156, 775, AMD AM3, AM2+, AM2(2.5 lbs)

I69-2500K ::Intel Core i5-2500K BX80623I52500 Unlocked Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 3.30 GHz (3.70 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan, Retail(0.8 lbs)

Possible improvements, issues?

Notes:
-Planning to SLI in future
-Budget is around 1500$
-Concerned if case will be big enough
If it is too small, can you please recommend a case I can use?
-Is the hard drive good, are there any suggestions?
-Skyrim, Starcraft 2, and League of Legends, Batman Arkham City are some games I am planning to play (Want to play at max settings)
-The total of this computer is about ~1350$
If there are any improvements please post them from Tigerdirect.ca as that is where I am going to shop

December 15, 2011 12:59:39 AM

Dont buy the ssd use the $80 for a graphics card update. I would personally use an old hdd till hard drive prices came down. 200 dollars is not worth 1tb that could get you a gtx 570 or better. SSD doesn't affect gameplay at all fps wise faster loads screens but to me that not worth $80. The i5 2500k is good thats all i can think of atm.
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December 15, 2011 2:18:47 AM

The hard drive is actually $100. Also I would prefer a SSD since I am just loading the OS on it for faster start ups and if my hard drive crashes I won`t have to reinstall OS.
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