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My first attempt at a build

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May 8, 2012 5:19:56 AM

I built this as a gaming computer. I'm not to sure if the PSU is good enough or if it is to good for this build :) 

Case:$139.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Corsair Carbide Series 500R White

CPU Cooler:$29.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hyper 212 Plus

+ CPU Cooler Extra Fan:$11.99 (Push and Pull) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Cooler Master Blade Master 120mm Case Fan

CPU:$249.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo)

Motherboard: $199.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77

RAM: $46.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3

GPU: $229.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... EVGA GTX 560 TI FPB

Power Supply: $149.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR 750W SLI/Crossfire Ready

HDD:$99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200RPM

Optical Drive:$17.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS DVD Burner

Software:$99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Keyboard:$8.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Microsoft Keyboard 200 White

Monitor:$149.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS VS Series 1080p LED Backlight 21.5"

Extra Case Fans x3:$9.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Cooler Master 140mm Case Fans

Hope I did Okay

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May 8, 2012 5:23:40 AM

All your parts are good enough but can you extend your budget and get a more future proof 7850
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May 8, 2012 6:48:30 AM

Better monitor down below...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $159.99 - $149.99 after mail-in rebate card
Asus ML228H 21.5" 1920X1080 2ms Full HD LED BackLight LED Monitor Slim Design 250 cd/m2 10,000,000 :1 (ASCR)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $379.98 save: $10.00
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

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Extre... <----- another look at that board

http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/asrock_z77_extreme... <---- full review of that board w/benchmarks

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Mid-Tower-... $75.84 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Corsair Carbide Series 300R Mid-Tower Gaming Case - CC-9011014-WW

http://www.corsair.com/carbide-series-300r-compact-pc-g... <----- another look at that case

or...

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Gaming-Com... $99.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case - CC-9011011-WW

http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/carbide-series-pc-case/... <----- another look at that case

or....

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Gaming-CC-... $116.16 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Corsair Carbide Series 500R Mid Tower Gaming Case CC-9011012-WW

http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/carbide-series-pc-case/... <----- another look at that case.


http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Intern... $99.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $94.99 - $74.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING 15% off w/ promo code PCPMK15OFF, ends 5/21
PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply

http://www.amazon.com/Asus-24xDVD-RW-Serial-Internal-DR... $17.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-212-RR-212E-2... $34.95 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler (RR-212E-20PK-R2)

Add this fan down below to either of those CM cpu heat sinks above for a "push - pull affect" to help bring cpu temps down even more.

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-BladeMaster-Silent-... $11.06 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Cooler Master BladeMaster 120mm PWM High Air Flow Silent Case Fan R4-BMBS-20PK-R0
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