NZ $3000 Gaming Build

Approximate Purchase Date: June/July

Budget Range: $3000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, web browsing.

Parts Not Required: I need everything.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:,,,,,

Country: NZ

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, NVIDIA GPU, CoolerMaster case.

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920X1080

Additional Comments: None.

Monitor: AOC E2352Phz

DVD burner: ASUS DRW24B3ST

Case: CM Centurion 5 II

CPU: i5 2500K (Will substitute for i5 3570K when released)

CPU cooler: 212 Evo

PSU: AX650

SSD: M4 128gb

HDD: Spinpoint F3 500GB

GPU: EVGA GTX 570 SC (Will substitute for Kepler equivalent when released)

Mobo: Z68 Extreme3 Gen3

RAM: HyperX DDR3 1600 2X4GB CL9

Mouse: Logitech M950

Mousepad: Razer Goliathus fragged speed edition

Keyboard: Logitech K800

Speakers: Logitech Z313

OS: W7 HP 64

Wireless adapter:TP-Link wn721n
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    You can certainly cut down on more than a few areas (especially the expensive peripherals - IMO this is the least important part of a build) and get something like this:

    Video Card:
    Keyboard / Mouse:

    Total: $2388.90
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  3. you should not use 1.65 volt RAM with a sandy bridge processor .

    the HAF 912 is very poor value in NZ . The Antec 300 is $100 cheaper , and the soon to be available Antec 300 two is $75 cheaper
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