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April 26, 2012 1:48:55 AM

Motherboard- GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Intel Z68 Motherboard
CPU- Intel Core i5-2500K Processor
RAM- Corsair Vengeance Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB
Video Card- GIGABYTE GV-R785OC-2GD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
Hard Drive- Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA
Optical Drive- Lite-On IHDS118-04 Internal DVD Drive / Lite-On Internal 24X DVD
Case- Cooler Master Storm Enforcer
OS- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
Keyboard- Logitech Gaming Keyboard G110
Monitor- Philips 247E3LPHSU, 23.6" LED Widescreen Monitor
Power Supply- Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2 Enthusiast Series
Heat Sink- COOLER MASTER Hyper 212

I posted a few days ago however I've made a few revisions due to price increases in a few parts. Im just curious if this will all be compatible? I chose a new mobo but im not sure if its a good one or not?

My main concern is the video card I think everything else is fine.

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April 26, 2012 2:01:03 AM

Do you live by a microcenter?

Anyway, the mobo... maybe an ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3? It would satisfy your needs... and it's reliable, while not costing all that much.

RAM: Is it DDR3-1600? CAS9? 1.5v or lower? Make sure of all three.

GPU: I'd go with an MSI Twin Frozr II OC, but seeing as how they're unavailable, Gigabyte is good too. ASUS would be nice... but it seems to be fine

HDD: Make sure it's 7200rpm

Case: Don't know much about it... look into a Corsair 400R

Heat Sink: Hyper 212 Evo, right?
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April 26, 2012 2:15:49 AM

I will be ordering the parts online as im in a small town. Mostly from Newegg/Tigerdirect/Amazon.

I think I will take your mobo suggestion and the rest of the spec match up to what you're saying so I think im ok.
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April 26, 2012 2:15:57 AM

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April 26, 2012 2:26:38 AM

Glad to have helped. If you have any more questions, feel free to post them here or pm me. Good luck!
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