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Hello, I am building a new build for myself soon and would like to see where I can make improvements, save money, etc... I plan on using this computer for gaming, surfing, and listening to music and movies. Any help would be appreciated!

HAF X http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119225 $169.99 post rebate
EVGA GTX 680 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130768 $499.99 (I have plenty of time, so I'll just wait until it gets it in stock.)
INTEL i5 2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072 $219.99
ASROCK MOBO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130768 $134.99
ASUS DVD BURNER http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204 $18.99
SEAGATE BARRACUDA 1 TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148697 $99.99
CORSAIR 850W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139022 $124.99 post rebate
ACER GD235HZbid http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009222 $301.99
RAZER DEATHADDER http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826153055 $59.99
G-SKILL RIPJAWS 8GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314 $46.99
STEELSERIES SIBERIA V2 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826249036 $77.99
COOLERMASTER HYPER212 EVO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099 $34.99
COOLERMASTER 200mm FAN http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103072 $20.99
WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM 64 BIT http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986 $99.99
SKYRIM $49.99
BATTLEFIELD 3 $54.99

GRAND TOTAL (AFTER REBATES NOT COUNTING SHIPPING): $2016.84
Again, any help would be appreciated and just look for supplies on newegg.com. Thank you!
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  1. Best answer
    Ditch the 200mm fan. It is not needed. If you really want a fan, get a 120mm fan for the Hyper 212 EVO for a push-pull configuration. For even two GTX 680s, a 750W PSU is enough.

    Try this.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703027&Tpk=pc%20power%20and%20cooling%20750w
  2. Also, I do plan on overclocking the GPU and CPU as well as buying another GTX 680 in the future to achieve an SLI setup. Also, I don't plan on purchasing these parts for a month (long wait...) so I'm open to new products not yet out such as Ivy Bridge.
  3. Thanks for the advice, is there anything else you can see to improve this rig?
  4. IB will not change the fact that 750W is sufficient for even an SLI setup of the 6xx series Kepler GPUs. :)

    To save a few bucks, you could buy a used BF3 and Skyrim game. There are plenty of great online guides for these games, so IMO, there is no need for a new game. :)
  5. Thanks for your help. I'm going to buy BF3 with the pass as I won't have to buy the online pass with the game. I'm going to keep this discussion open to any others who could see a flaw or a way to save money on my build.
  6. *buy BF3 new with the pass. Because if you buy pre-owned it will not come with the pass. (Learned the hard way purchasing it on the PS3).
  7. Then you're good to go! GL with your build! If you have any more questions, PM me. :)
  8. Best answer selected by htkilla.
  9. Thanks for all your help. The only thing I'm worried about is the monitor. Everything else I'm confident about. Thanks again!
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