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December 16, 2011 4:53:24 AM

im new to building computers and need to know if this rig will work well enough to run on a 40" tv with good graphics and fast FPS and also if they will all work together with ease

Case: Thermaltake Armor A60 Gaming Mid-Tower Chassis With Cable Management Water Cooling SSD Support And Tool-Less Installation VM20001W2Z
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PS: Thermaltake Toughpower XT TPX-675M 675W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

processor: Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I72600K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics card: ASUS ENGTX580 DCII/2DIS/1536MD5 GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

the RAM, hard drive, cd/dvd, and cpu cooler i already have

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December 16, 2011 5:50:30 AM

screen size is not important . Only the resolution . The GTX 580 will run a any game on a 1080p screen at high FPS

Use the i5 2500K instead . Cheaper . Games as well as the 2600
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December 17, 2011 2:56:48 PM

You can save some money with these tips:
1. (Outlander's) Go with a i5 2500k, it's $100 cheaper but doesn't have hyperthreading, but that's not important because most games don't even utilize 4 cores.
Save: $100
2. You can change the case to an Antec 300 Illusion
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
if you don't mind the case.
Save $15
3. This won't save any money, but the EVGA gtx 580 has a higher rating than the ASUS one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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