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May 6, 2012 2:17:25 AM

i'm putting my first computer together. i'll be using mostly for watching movies and gaming. this is what i have so far.

ocz psu 600w

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 1681734101

LG dvd burner

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6827136240

computer case corsair300r

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] air%20300r

cpu i5 3570k

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] i5%203570k

mobo asrock extreme 4

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157293

harddrive 350gb 7200 from my old computer


I also just ordered g skill ram 4x4 gb 2133 for 100 bucks. i've been told that this is just overkill for gaming so i'm thinking to refuse package on delivery and order 2x4 g skill 1600. for about 60 bucks cheaper. what do you think?
or should i just keep it because its a good deal?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6820231501

i'm also considering ssd 128gb. any recommendation. i only have 150 dollars.

what gpu should i get. budget vs performance. i cant afford more than 300 max.

any suggestion or ideas would be appreciated. thank you

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May 6, 2012 3:18:45 AM

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ADATA S510 Series AS510S3-120GM-O 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - OEM

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ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

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G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB

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Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)
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May 16, 2012 1:52:54 AM

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