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Need Help with Gaming Build
May 3, 2012, 5:41 AM
Hi everyone. I know most people hate reviewing other peoples stuff, but here it is.
Case: * Zalman Z9 Plus Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Fan Controller, Temperature Display & Side panel Window [+2]
Neon Light Upgrade: 12in Cold Cathode Neon Light [+10] (Blue Color)
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified) - While Supply Last
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan)
Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant
Motherboard: [CrossFireX/SLI] ASRock Z77 Extreme4 Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, XFast Technologies, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 3x PCIe x16 (2 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 2x PCIe x1 & 2 PCI (All Venom Ultimate OC Certified) [+49]
Memory: 8GB (2GBx4) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+146] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
Power Supply Upgrade: 750 Watts - Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2 80 Plus Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready [+93]
Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)
Optical Drive: LG UH12LS28K 12X Blu-Ray Player & DVDRW Combo Drive [+41] (BLACK COLOR)
Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium [+104] (64-bit Edition)
P.S: How much cheaper would it be to build it myself?
Thanks in advance.
May 4, 2012
May 3, 2012
need gaming build
May 3, 2012, 6:47 AM
It's close to 1,300. I'm assuming you don't need peripherals, and a monitor?
Also, I replaced the fancy cooling system with a corsair closed loop, it does the trick, well enough.
May 3, 2012, 7:10 AM
You dont need that fancy water cooling kit and that PSU can probably power around 4 of those graphics cards.
Generally, a HD7850 + i5 build costs around $900-1000, with a Hyper 212 and 450W PSU.
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