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March 29, 2012 12:45:39 AM




Approximate Purchase Date: This week or next.

Budget Range:$1,000 before rebates etc.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming first and foremost, some backing up of DVD's not a lot.

Parts Not Required: I have a G510 Keyboard, Razer Naga, Good Monitor and a XFX 6850

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:Newegg

Country: U.S.A.

Parts Preferences:Intel full tower.

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes in the future.

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Dont need a lot of Bling or lights flashing all over the place, just a solid gaming PC to last for a couple years. If the price can get below 1k even better, Like I said this is my first time for this so any advice/critisicm appreciated.

COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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March 29, 2012 12:55:35 AM

Everything looks good. However, I would suggest the HAF 922, saves you 50$, and is still very big. I have mostly your whole build, it is good.

You probably don't need 850, I have a AX650 and can run everything fine oc'ed. I would probably get a 1TB HDD just cause, but if 500gb is all you're going to need, then hey, get it. Also, I think this is personal preference, but I like the EVO better than the plus, due to the design of the bottom.
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March 29, 2012 1:05:23 AM

Awesome thank you. Ill look into the 922 guess I missed it, I was a bit worried as this is my first time selecting compnents and have been scouring the web to see what seemed to work well together. I apreciate the reply gave me some peace of mind.
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March 29, 2012 1:12:17 AM

You could also get another 6850.. :) 
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March 29, 2012 1:42:47 AM

Yeah will for sure figured Id wait for awhile, its got plenty for Wow ad Diablo 3 I think. Will get a newer one later on have to build two of these for me and my wife so staying as cheap as a I can.
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March 29, 2012 1:46:53 AM

Yeah, Diablo 3 isn't very GPU-intensive, your 6850 will be fine.
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April 8, 2012 12:11:08 AM

Best answer selected by aarskringspier.
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