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My first new ivy bridge build

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May 2, 2012 10:21:06 PM

Hey guys my old pc is about to die so I decided to build a new ivy bridge pc, here are the parts.

CPU: Intel Core i7 3770K Unlocked Quad Core Hyperthreading Processor LGA1155 3.5GHZ Ivy Bridge 8MB Retail
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=70540 (348$)

CPU Cooler: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366/1155/1156/2011 120MM
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=64385 (34,98$)

GPU: ASUS Radeon HD 7850 860MHZ 2GB 4.8GHZ GDDR5 DVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Video Card
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=69864 (269.99$)

RAM: Patriot G2 Series Division 2 8GB 2X4GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 1.65V Dual Channel Memory Kit
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=63407 (49,99$)

Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-V Pro LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 SLI 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 DisplayPort USB3.0 Motherboard
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=69883&promoid=1058 (224.99$)

Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM 64MB SATA 6Gbps 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive - OEM
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=65701&promoid=1058 (89,99$)

Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom (80$)

Case: Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 ATX Full Tower Computer Case 4X5.25 6X3.5 INT USB 3.0 Black
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=62655 (159,99$)

Comment on my spec and if there is anything I should change tell me I really have no budget.

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May 2, 2012 10:34:47 PM

It doesnt look bad but for a for like 300 more it could be a hell of alot better. What exactly is your budget? Also what are you mainly going to be using this rig for? gaming or programming?
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May 2, 2012 10:39:38 PM

I really dont have a budget but i would probably cap the budget at 1300$-1400$ and i am building for gaming and programing
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