What do you think about my rig?

I'm going to build a PC. Is the PSU strong enough?


Parts that don’t effect performance
1. Coolermaster HAF-X (RC-942-KWN1) Black Chassis with Window - No PSU

2. Samsung S23A300B 23" 5ms 5,000,000:1 Widescreen LED Monitor

3. Corsair TX750M 750w Modular Power Supply

4. Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler for Intel & AMD Processors

5. Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 & 64-bit Retail Pack

6. Power Cable 2m - SABS approved

Parts that do effect performance

1. Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3

2. Intel Core i7-2600K Quad-Core LGA1155 3.4GHz Boxed Processor

3. LG DVD-RW BLK 24X SATA W/O LIGHTSCRI OEM

4. Gigabyte GV-R695OC-1GD ATI Radeon HD6950 1GB GDDR5 256-bit PCI-E x16

5. Western Digital WD1002FAEX Caviar Black 1TB SATA2 7200rpm

6. Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 2x4GB Kit DDR3-1600 1.5v CL9 Desktop
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  1. Good Rig Bro !
  2. Quote:

    Parts that don’t effect performance

    4. Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler for Intel & AMD Processors


    A strong fan can make or break your CPU's overclocking potential - it absolutely affects performance.

    That build looks pretty good to begin with, but you're spending about $250 needlessly and using a discontinued GPU, put that $250 in getting the best GPU you can get for the money. These would be my suggestions:

    The first is to drop the 2600K to the 2500K and invest that difference in upgrading your GPU to a Radeon 7870:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102983

    You could also drop the HAF X to a Corsair Carbide 400R and invest that difference + the 2500K in upgrading your GPU to a 7950 or 680.
    7950: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102963
    680: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130768

    Carbide 400R: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139008

    And then ditch the Vengeance RAM - the tall heat sinks will not be good if you're trying to install a Hyper 212 - this would be a better choice instead: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226095
  3. Thanks for the advice. The Radeon 6950 is ranked as the 10th best GPU. http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/gpu.php?gpu=Radeon+HD+6950
    Is the PSU strong enough?
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