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May 23, 2012 12:15:08 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week or the next.

Budget Range: 1000- 13000After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming at high Resolution

Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com or tigerdirect.com

Country: United States, Indiana area

Parts Preferences: good quality

Overclocking: Maybe, don't know enough about it

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, don't know enough about it.

Additional Comments: Want to be able to run my games at a high resolution.


Heres what i was thinking so far.

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

CPU:
ntel Core i7-2700K Sandy Bridge 3.5GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram:
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU:
ASUS ENGTX560 DCII OC/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU:
CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Hard Drive:
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CASE:
COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



Please feel free to change parts out. It is my first build and don't know to much about it. also if i am missing anything please let me know and what i should get. Thank You.

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May 23, 2012 12:23:13 PM

GTX560 is probably a bad move for a gaming build, bearing in mind that if its most important function is gaming at high resolution you will probably want a better graphics card, that said you can also probably dial back on the CPU, an i7-2700k is a solid CPU but if gaming is what you need then you are better off evening out your CPU/GPU rather than a great CPU with a generation old mid/low range GPU.

For gaming I would recomend this if your heart is set on nvidia although their prices are a little higher than ATI equivilent at the moment. As for your CPU I would probably recomend this as it is definitly sufficient for normal gaming where most of the pressure is put onto your GPU

also for performance an ssd would do you wonders assuming your not storing large amounts of data.
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May 23, 2012 12:35:06 PM

If there is a chance that you are going to overclock, get a 2500k or 3570k. And if you cant afford a 670, get a 570 or a 7850.
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May 23, 2012 1:41:10 PM

Is there anything else that i should add to it? also should i put a cooling system on it? if so what kind?
Is there any operating system i should get and what would be a good quality monitor to use that wont cost me an arm and a leg.
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May 23, 2012 1:47:43 PM

jcpatriots001 said:
Is there anything else that i should add to it? also should i put a cooling system on it? if so what kind?


Get a cooler master hyper 212 evo for your cpu, especially if overclocking.
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May 23, 2012 1:48:39 PM

Here's a build suggestion that includes an SSD, upgrades the GPU. Have a look :

Case: $80- CM Storm Scout

GPU: $400- MSI GTX 670

CPU: $240- i5-3570K(You don't need i7-2700K for gaming)

Cooler: $35- CM Hyper 212 Plus (For overclocking needs)

HDD & Optical Drive: $105- WD Cavier Blue 1TB & Asus

PSU & RAM: $145- Corsair TX750 & Corsair Vengeance 8GB(8GB is more than enough for gaming needs, also this PSU can allow you to add another 670 in the future)

SSD & Motherboard: $244- Crucial M4 128 GB & Asrock Z77 Extreme4(Fast SSD, with Reliable motherboard that supports SLI/Crossfire)

Total(Excluding Rebates): 1249 USD

Rebates: 20 USD
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May 23, 2012 8:40:36 PM

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