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Confirming my build before i buy.

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February 4, 2012 6:59:52 PM

I'm at my final stage before i buy the components for my new computer, so i'm gonna check if everything are going to run smooth once assembled.

Please remind me if there is something i have forgotten anything or if there is anything not compatible with each other.



Do i need anything else like a network card or something?


Case - Cooler Master Cosmos II Ultra Tower

Motherboard - ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3, Socket-1155

PSU - Corsair AX 850W PSU

Video card - Gainward GeForce GTX 580 3072MB PhysX

Prosessor - Intel® Core i7-2600K Processor

RAM - Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB CL10 - 2x

Hardrive#1 - Crucial m4 SSD 2.5" 64GB

Hardrive#2 - Seagate Barracuda® 1TB

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February 5, 2012 7:36:56 AM

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February 5, 2012 3:42:50 PM

Are you sure you want that expensive case? There are other cool cases that are cheaper such as the:
CM HAF X
http://www.coolermaster.com/product.php?product_id=6653
and the Corsair Obsidian 650D
http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/obsidian-series-pc-case...

Everything else looks fine, although you really don't need a 850W PSU, a 750W would be more than enough for SLI in the future.

Finally: You don't need a network card if you're going to use the ethernet cable. If you are going wireless, then you need a wireless adapter, although if you're gaming, I do not recommend wireless
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February 6, 2012 6:05:45 AM

I guess i buy a cable fir my network. Im investing in a complete computer for the last time so ill spend a little ekstra, total it cost around $3000 but now i dont have to update my computer for years and i plan to use that case for a long time.
February 6, 2012 6:08:16 AM

You are missing an operating system. You do plan to use windows right? Or do you already have an os?
February 6, 2012 6:10:47 AM

Alredy have w7 ultimate so don't need to spend money on that. Altough i might buy water cooling if the default fan isnt good enough.
February 6, 2012 6:14:23 AM

If you plan to over clock then a new better cpu fan is recommended. I doubt the one that comes with it would work very well (it is designed to handle the cpu under normal running not oced)
February 6, 2012 6:16:15 AM

Yeah im aware of that, but with this computer i doubt it would need overclocking at all.
February 6, 2012 9:36:21 AM

If you want, you can go down to the Intel i5 2500K:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It is similar to the i7 only with a 100Mhz lower stock clock and cannot hyperthread. Gaming performance difference btwn the i5 and the i7 is negligible so it's better to save around $100 for a cheaper CPU since games don't utilize more than 2-3 cores.
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