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January 23, 2012 6:13:04 PM

Hey everyone, I mostly took this build from someone else on here and changed a few things, I'm looking mostly for compatibility issues or any flaws. Thanks!

Approximate Purchase Date: Could order tonight, can wait a month or so if better things are coming up

Budget Range: $2000ish, would prefer under 2k if possible

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming almost exclusively

Parts Not Required: Speakers, mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.newegg.com

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: No real preference

Overclocking: Not planned, may expirement with

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Monitor Resolution: No real preference.. I'm used to 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I know this is missing a CPU, I'm buying an intel core i5 2500k from Microcenter, don't consider the CPU in the budget. Total price on the wishlist is $1,462.88 (once again I know it's missing the CPU)

NZXT Crafted Series Tempest 410 Elite Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

EVGA 01G-P3-1561-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card x2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

Acer G245HQABD 23.6" LCD Monitor Black 5ms Full HD Widescreen 300 cd/m2 ACM 80,000:1 (1,000:1)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

RAZER Black Wired BlackWidow Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E168...

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January 23, 2012 7:08:18 PM

Should see if you can get the mobo you want from microcenter or the Z68 alternative as a combo with the CPU, they were running a $50 off of the combos at least last week.

Otherwise looks like a solid build with quality parts.
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January 23, 2012 7:26:21 PM

rvilkman said:
Should see if you can get the mobo you want from microcenter or the Z68 alternative as a combo with the CPU, they were running a $50 off of the combos at least last week.

Otherwise looks like a solid build with quality parts.



This mobo?

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
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January 23, 2012 7:49:40 PM

rvilkman said:
More like this one:
Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3
or this one if you want to go with the same 'deluxe' level:
Asus P8Z68-V Deluxe/Gen3

You still seem to be getting the $50 discount on the mobo's so check them out.



Awesome, I can go to Microcenter and pick them up today. Thanks a lot!
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January 23, 2012 11:34:49 PM

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