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$1500 build completed. Is this the best bang for my buck?

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February 15, 2012 3:48:17 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week.
Budget Range: My current price for everything below is $1627 (Not including shipping/taxes)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, gaming, gaming. BF3 on max settings & high FPS.
Parts Not Required: Monitor.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.ca
Country of Origin: Canada
Parts Preferences: None.
Overclocking: Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: My build is below. Please let me know if this is the best bang for my buck.

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58597&vpn=NINE%20HUNDRED%...
- Antec Three Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower: $132

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
- Antec NEO ECO 520C 520W Continuous Power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified: $65 (told I won't need more than 500W)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit: $120

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
- LG 22X DVD Burner: $18

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
- Intel 520 Series Cherryville 2.5" 60GB SATA III SSD: $160 (for OS + general apps, was told I won't regret getting this)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
- Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM: $130 (for games + data)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
- ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0: $180 (told it is great built-in sound too for games)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
- Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost): $230

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
- G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600: $47

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
- SAPPHIRE 11196-00-40G Radeon HD 7950 3GB: $460

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...
- COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO: $37 (overclocking)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
- QUMAX Xarmor U9 USB or PS/2 Wired Standard Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX Brown Switches $79

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...
- Rosewill RISP-11001 4 Watt 2.0 Speaker System $10
February 15, 2012 4:08:42 AM

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try this case instead

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

oh and try to reconfigure an use the amd fx 3.3 sixcore or amd 3.7 quad, better bang for buck


I'm on newegg.ca not newegg.com (canadian, not american) But thanks for the reply.

Can you go into more detail on what you mean with the amd fx?
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February 15, 2012 8:09:53 AM
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