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February 21, 2012 4:47:15 PM

Hello Experts!
How does this build look to the Tom's Hardware Pros?
If you guys could check over my parts list I would REALLY appreciate it... and Thank You Much.
This is an under a $1000 Build.
Do I need to add a 200mm or two 120mm top fan(s)?
Or... Any other fan assemblies?
Does anything else catch your eye or need tweaking?


Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Processor - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard - GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video Card - GIGABYTE GV-N560UD-1G GeForce GTX 560 Ti - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Heat Sink/Fan - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power Supply - CORSAIR Enthusiast TX750 V2 750W 80 PLUS BRONZE - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Optical Drive - LG 22X Super-Multi DVD Burner - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Wireless Adapter - Rosewill RNX-N180UBE Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

A SSD will come later. I am at my budget and want a large capacity [128Gb) SSD.
I have an LG 21" HD Monitor
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit


THANK You! :) 

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a b B Homebuilt system
February 21, 2012 5:18:54 PM

Its a great build. I have that case and my cooling setup is next : 1 X 200mm front , 1 x 200mm top and 1 X 120mm rear.Buy a 200mm and put in front and the 120mm from front put him on top.
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a b B Homebuilt system
February 21, 2012 5:39:22 PM

You are doing it right. You could do with a 650 watt PSU if you just plan to run a single card, though. What's your monitor resolution? HD as in 1080p?
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February 21, 2012 5:39:26 PM

Thank You @SosoFM! That is exactly what I was hoping to hear! Do recommend a 200mm fan that's not too loud. I'll pay a little extra.. How about rpm, ball bearing etc...??

I'm a NOOB all over again. The last system I built was TEN YEARS ago. It was an AMD Athlon..Window XP was just about to come out! o.O :) 
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February 21, 2012 5:49:00 PM

It can run either 1920 x 1080 or 1600x900 I believe. with D-sub, HDMI, or DVI-D inputs. Single card for now... Maybe later.
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February 21, 2012 8:08:40 PM

These are originals fans from the case ( in Europe when you buy this case it have one of this in front 1 x 200mm and 1 x 120mm rear ).
COOLER MASTER Megaflow 200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
The fan is quiet , in my PC is louder the fan from cpu cooler ( Zalman ).
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February 21, 2012 8:43:36 PM

Yeah... I just looked. I have a 120mm in front and back.. [Wonder why the UK has 200mm]? Anyway, I think I'll get 2x 200mm Blue LED fans. One for the top and one for the front..

PS. I don't know how I ended up on the UK version of Tom's hardware, I'm from Pittsburgh.. It's all good, as I am Scots-Irish anyway..

Thanks [mate]! ;) 
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March 2, 2012 8:25:07 AM

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