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February 2, 2012 3:31:50 AM


Approximate Purchase Date: Trying To Place Orders Tonight And Tomorrow

Budget Range: Trying not to exceed 1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Media Playback, Slight Gaming ( SWTOR, WOW, Possibly MW3 And BF3), School Work (Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point), A Little Photo And Video Editing.

Parts Not Required: OS, Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor, Additional Hard Drives (Have A HD204UI I Can Reuse)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon, Tigerdirect

Country: USA,TX (Not Close To A Microcenter)

Parts Preferences: I am trying to stick to an intel 2500k

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe (Not A Huge Concern)

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 (Viewsonic VX2739WM)

Additional Comments: Looking to keep possibilities open to upgrade to ivy bridge at a later time
Its Been A While Since My Last Build (E8400) And Looking To Finally Upgrade. Would Greatly Appreciate The Help So I Can Start Ordering. Still Missing A SSD For OS And Video Card (If SSD Isn't Recommened And A Stronger Video Card Is Recommended I Would Love To Hear The Options)

These Are The Parts I Was Considering So Far:

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K 229.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3P LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard 174.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813128506

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 46.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820231314

CORSAIR Gaming Series GS600 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply 89.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817139023

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6811119233

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO $30
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005O65JXI/

EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card 339.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
February 2, 2012 3:44:08 AM

Great build man!
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February 2, 2012 4:41:16 AM

Thank You! Really Looking Forward To This Upgrade From A E8400!
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