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February 12, 2012 8:22:54 AM

Hello :)  I'm Brandon
I've never build a computer in my life before and i finally decided to stop playing games at 10 fps on my mum's desktop or schools laptop (supplied to us for free:D ) and go buy my own/build my own computer
i currently have a little bit of knowledge of what i need though i'm still not sure if everything's alright
I've picked out these spec's myself

motherboard - p8z68 v pro / p8z86 v pro gen3
CPU - Intel core i7 2600k
ram - XMS3 - 8gb Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CMX8GX3M2A1333C9)
video card - nvidia geforce gtx 590
hard drive - Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 6Gb/s 1TB Hard Drive
optical drive - Lite-On IHAS524(BLACK) 24X Super AllWrite SATA
case - Corsair Graphite 600T
power supply - OCZ EliteXStream 800W
operating system - windows 7 Ultimate(64bit)
CPU Cooler - Thermaltake Frío OCK
monitor - ViewSonic VA2702W 27-Inch Gaming Monitor

i no that i can get a i5 2500k for the same performance as i7 2600k but i just want the i7
and also i've always wanted windows 7 ultimate 64bit so that's just another personal choice

my budget is $2500
I've been saving up for the past few months and got roughly $1750 so far so i'm not in a hurry to buy
i was just wondering if there was any critical parts i was missing or if there were certain things that weren't compatible
please reply,
thanks, Brandon

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a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2012 8:35:28 AM

The build is great , but ill recomend you a few changes.
RAM : CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MOBO : ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU : CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750M 750W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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February 12, 2012 8:41:40 AM

thanks :) 
i was just wondering, why did you recommend these changes? and also why the downgrade on the psu?
thanks for the reply too :) 
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a b B Homebuilt system
February 12, 2012 9:03:10 AM

Because the RAM is verry good is made for 1155 socket.
The motherboard is almost the same with PRO version and i tought you can save some money.The Corsair PSU is much better than that OCZ.Corsair is one the top of the PSU producers.
That OCZ is 80+ certified , nonmodular. Corsair is 80+ bronze certified , better eficiency and is modular.
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February 12, 2012 9:07:59 AM

ok thanks for that
i had a look and they seem to be cheaper then the others that i had :) 
that's for your help :) 
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February 14, 2012 9:21:26 AM

sorry for the late reply and everything, i was just wondering (i know it most likely would but i just like to check) is the motherboard you recommended compatible with the rest of my stuff, sorry for the lame question but i just want to be certain before i go ahead and buy it
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a b B Homebuilt system
February 14, 2012 9:53:25 AM

Yes its compatible , that's why i recommended that motherboard.
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February 27, 2012 5:46:12 AM

Best answer selected by Braxeo.
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