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$800 *Review my build*

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May 15, 2012 6:55:57 AM

Hello, So my great beautiful first build has gone to dust. The bios is missing on the motherboard so it's essentially a brick now. Anyways, I will be using the parts that to cover some cost on this second build. Please make comments/suggestions on build.

Approximate Purchase Date: A week or so

Budget Range: $800 CAD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, HD/BD Videos, Internet

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, speaker, OS, HD, DVD, Mouse, Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, canadacomputers.com, ncix.com, tigerdirect.ca

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: None, I'll judge later

Overclocking: Yes, not extreme

SLI or Crossfire: NO

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
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Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Aftermarket Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Pro4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OR SHOULD I

GIGABYTE GA-Z77-D3H
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphic: ASUS HD7850-DC2-2GD5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

System Drive: Crucial m4 64GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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Using old parts

HD: WD 250GB + 650GB Seagate + 1TB Seagate
DVD: LG DVD lightscribe 16x
Power Supply: Corsair TX650W

Thanks!

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May 15, 2012 7:20:18 AM

Direct Canada and Best Direct Canada are affiliated (both ship out of the same warehouse in Richmond, BC) and both offer FREE SHIPPING. Any order over $50 @ Direct Canada is FREE SHIPPING and any order over $80 @ Best Direct Canada is FREE SHIPPING.

http://www.directcanada.com/

http://www.bestdirect.ca/


http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10370AC7501&v... $61.83
Antec Three Hundred Two Mid Tower Gaming Case 302 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB3.0 & Audio

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950BD1852&v... $127.44
ASRock Z77 Pro 3 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 CrossFireX 2PCI-E16 1PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 HDMI USB3.0 Motherboard

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Pro3 <----- a better look at that board along with the latest bios updates.

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12200BD0768&v... $227.79
Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=11130AC0554&v... $31.05
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366/1155/1156/2011 120MM

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=15380BD5211&v... $47.83
G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Memory

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950BD5668&v... $239.79
Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 860MHZ 2GB 4.8GBPS GDDR5 DVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Video Card

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1... <----- a better look at that card
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