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March 4, 2012 5:13:10 PM

Opinions?

Case - Rosewill Challenger U-3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard - ASRock z68 Extreme3 Gen3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU - Intel i5-2500k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - Seagate Barracuda 500gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Optical - LG DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram - g skill ripjaws x series http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Vid card - MSI N560GTX Ti 2gb http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU - Corsair Enthusiast Tx750 v2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... For possible future SLI
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PSU - Corsair Enthusiast Tx650 v2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... for single card, haven't decided. Maybe you tell me, would two gtx 560 ti be that much better, or just buy a much better card later?

OS - Win 7

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March 4, 2012 5:57:17 PM

sh1zz4m said:
Ram - g skill ripjaws x series ddr3 1333 <--Im not sure how do i check what kind of ram my board takes?
http://www.asrock.com/mb/memory.asp?Model=Z68%20Extreme...

User Manual: ftp://174.142.97.10/manual/Z68%20Extreme3%20Gen3.pdf

Otherwise a pretty good build IMO. You've done your research. If you want to save some money, then you try getting some items open box or refurbished of Newegg, but you'll be taking a risk, especially with a refurbed HDD. Good luck.
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March 4, 2012 6:07:56 PM

Thankyou
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March 4, 2012 6:31:33 PM

aebome said:
With just a single gtx560, a 750w power supply is overkill, as it only needs 500W and two 2 6-pin connectors. A 650W PSU would be more than enough, and offer some cost savings.

650W version of psu you picked out: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Was planning for sli at some point
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March 4, 2012 6:40:15 PM

thanks for the video card advise, as far as the memory goes, you think 4gbs of faster memory would be better than 8gbs of a little slower? Is it noticeably slower?
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