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[compatibility?]New gaming build

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February 16, 2012 4:15:09 AM

I was looking for a $700 gaming build but it looks like I need to buy windows so $800 is the magic number. Ill salvage dvd burner from old system. Planning to pick up a i7 when the price drops or I save some cash. Any input on this system would be appreciated.

1.HEC 63R3BB Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - OEM $34.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

2.RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

3.G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2 $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

4.ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $121.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

5.Intel Core i3-2105 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I32105 $134.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

6.EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

7.Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $159.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

8.Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

9.AOC FC-2000 PCI Slot Case Cooler $7.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

10.Rosewill RCX-TC060PRO Thermal Compound $4.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill RNX-N180PCe Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express Revision 1.1 Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates 64/128-bit WEP (Hex & ASCII), WPA(TKIP with IEEE 802.1x), WPA2(AES with IEEE 802.1x) $24.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total $829.89
February 16, 2012 4:20:22 AM

If this is to be a gaming "rig," then why so large of a hard drive? I would suggest getting a 500GB HD or there-a-bouts and put more bucks into the GPU.
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