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$2,500 PC build.

Last response: in Systems
March 31, 2012 9:30:51 AM

Any opinions and/or suggestions on this build are welcome :) 

CASE: Azza Fusion 3000 Full-Tower Gaming Case

CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-2500K 3.30 GHz 6M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155

MOB: [CrossFireX/SLI] Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 Intel Z68 mATX Mainboard w/ ROG Connect, Lucid Virtu and Intel SRT & 7.1 SupremeFX Audio, Intel GbLAN, HDMI, USB 3.0, SATA-III RAID, 2x Gen3 PCIe X16 & 1 PCIe X4

SSD W/MOB: 60 GB Intel 520 Series SATA-III 6.0Gb/s - 550 MB/s Read & 520 MB/s Write

Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card

Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory

Hard Drive: 2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD

Power Supply: 1,050 Watts - Corsair HX1050W 80


Cooling System: CyberPower Xtreme Hydro Liquid Cooling Kit 360MM w/ Triple Fan

Network: Killer™ 2100 - Gigabit

OS: Microsoft® Windows 7 Professional

OC: YES :) 

SLI: NO :-/ later

please post all ideas, suggestions and concerns below thank you :) 

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March 31, 2012 1:31:09 PM

why are you get it from cyber power if you can build it yourself for lesser price.

their are many components which are overkill or very poorly choosed.

1. you dont need the killer network card.

you cant even notice the diff between onboard or intel and external. the diff tend to 0 for the humans.

2. corsair hx 1050w is costly and you can get a gold rated psu in the same price.

3. rog mobo are way to costly and you can settly of less and loose no performance.

4. the intel i5 2550 k is a waste of money as it does not have the inbuild gpu and it is just the i5 2500k which is oced by increasing the multiplier by 1 and that is what oc is and you can do it to.

5. you dont need to wc even oc to 4.5ghz .

wc is just for hobby and for bragging rights.

my suggestion for that budget is

1. i7 3960k

this cpu is six core and can oc very well.

2. asus sabertooth x79 3 way sli.

this motherboard is x79 and supports three way sli . i has 5 years warrenty and asus easy oc settings. also the components are high quality and the asthetics are very good. you can install 2 gpu with out loosing the precious bandwidth.

3. corsair h100.

it is the best closed loop cooler on market. it can oc the i7 way 5.0 ghz. also it also has good looks .

4. corsair vengence 4x4 gb 1600 lp ram.

this ram is all you need to play games for next 2-5 years.

5. evga gtx 680 2gb oc

this is the fastest gpu on the markety(but currently not in stock will be in stock soon)

6. intel 520 120 gb sata3 ssd.

thsi is the fastest , most reliable ssd on market. it has 5 yrs warrenty and intel trust.

7 seagate 3tb 7.2k hdd.

this is all you need for 3 yrs.

8. pc power and cooling silencer mkii 950w 80+ silver .

thsi is the best psu on market for its value. also it can handle 2 680 and an oced i7 easily.

9. cm storm trooper full tower case.

thsi the one of the best case. it included a fan controller and dust filters. it is full tower and can support xl atx mobo.

hope this helps. :hello: