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Good Pre-built gaming rig?

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May 5, 2012 11:34:32 PM

Hello guys, I decided to purchase a prebuilt desktop and this is what I got:

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Adjustable HDD Cage (Black 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: CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo Gaming Cooling Fan [+4]

Motherboard: * [CrossFireX] Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, Ultra Durable4 Classic, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x Gen3 PCIe x16, 3x PCIe x1 & 2 PCI (Extreme OC Certified)

Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory [+3] (Corsair or Major Brand)

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+86] (EVGA Superclocked [+54])

Power Supply Upgrade: 850 Watts - Corsair CMPSU-850TXV2 80 Plus Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready [+93]

Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)

Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)

Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO

Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network

Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)

Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

Now is this an OK rig or should I change/add some more parts? I'll be using this for gaming, watching movies, and some school work. Thanks!

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June 18, 2012 8:47:31 PM

Looks good!!! Iit is a good cpu and gpu!
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June 19, 2012 12:30:05 AM

Change the GPU

If you can afford a gtx 670 that would be great or if you can't at least get a 570
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June 19, 2012 7:40:14 PM

unless youre doing SLI/crossfire 850 is overkill on the PSU
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June 19, 2012 9:10:06 PM

indeed... 750 will work but with the 560 Ti (i have the same one) i plan on SLI'ing in the future and would hope you do the same. if not, i would upgrade the GPU to something more powerful.

otherwise it was a solid build. three things:

-add 'max default case fans' +9
-and i would lose the internal card reader. it takes a whole 5.25 bay and they dont give you the bay door so you can't just remove it. An external readers costs $5 on newegg... go with that.
- lastly, don't get "or major brand' for anything at CP. so i would select a RAM brand.
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