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Building Gaming PC For a Friend Need advice

Hey guys my mate has asked me to quote him on a custom pc
this will be my first pc build from scratch can you please have a look over it and help me make sure its all ok? :)
I found a combo on ebay for the mobo cpu and ram im not really good at selecting Motherboards

Case :Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced Mid USB 3.0 AU $170.95

Mobo RAM and CPU: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Intel-Quad-Core-i5-2500K-Intel-Z68-Motherboard-8GB-1600MHz-DDR3-RAM-Memory-/120778214558?pt=AU_Components&hash=item1c1ef14c9e $450.00

Power supply: Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold 800W Power $219.00

Graphics: ASUS nVidia GTX 560 GTX560 Ti OC $264.70

hdd: Seagate 1000GB 1TB $102.95

sub-total $1206
He doesnt want to go over $1500

he wont need: disk Drive, Mouse, Keyboard, Speakers
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    Looks OK, you don't need anywhere near 800W though. 550W would be more than enough power even with overclocking. Save a bit of cash and see if you can afford a better GPU like the HD 7870.
  2. jmsellars1 said:
    Looks OK, you don't need anywhere near 800W though. 550W would be more than enough power even with overclocking. Save a bit of cash and see if you can afford a better GPU like the HD 7870.

    Thanks for looking over it
    Would u be able to recomend a power supply?

    im a Nvidia fan so i allways go with them.
  3. What until April 29th when Ivy Bridge cpu's are released.

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25_31&products_id=15892 $105.00
    CoolerMaster HAF 912 Advanced

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_995&products_id=15350 $129.00
    Silverstone Strider Plus 750W ST75F-P 80 PLUS Silver 100% modular

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19867 $155.00
    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 Motherboard

    or...

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19862 $139.00
    Gigabyte GA-Z77MX-D3H Motherboard

    http://www.guru3d.com/news/intel-ivy-bridge-gets-prelaunch-price-cut/ $212 USD
    Intel Ivy Bridge i5 3750K 3.4Ghz

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_23_845&products_id=18670 $39.00
    CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_912&products_id=19632 $59.00
    G.Skill Ares F3-1600C9D-8GAO 8GB (2x4GB)

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=210_344&products_id=19747 $109.00
    Seagate Barracuda 1TB ST1000DM003

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=658_667&products_id=17834 $19.00
    Sony AD7280SGB DVDRW OEM

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1372&products_id=19915 $359.00
    Sapphire Radeon HD7870 2GB GHZ

    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=375_974&products_id=17003 $95.00
    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit with SP1 OEM
  4. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/550W-XFX-Core-Edition-PSU-80Plus-Gaming-Power-Supply-/300566733155?pt=AU_Components&hash=item45fb2c6163

    This one is very good.

    For the GPU I would seriously consider the HD 7870 because it's better than the GTX 570 at the same price. If you must stay with Nvidia though, the GTX 570 is still decent.
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