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My new/first build, your thoughts or suggestions?

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May 24, 2012 1:23:24 PM

Hey, let me know what you think, primary use for gaming

3930k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$200 shipped from IREP
(yes I know the 3570k or 3770k works just as good for gaming, I'm getting it for 200 though and it will be better once games can utilize 6 cores)

AsRock extreme6 x79 mobo w/ game blaster sound card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$270

G skill RipJaws 4GB x 2 @1600mhz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$47

Gigabyte gtx 670
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$400

Kingwin 850w PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Free from IREP

2TB seagate barracuda sata III 7200 rpm
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$120

Hyper 212 Evo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$35

NZXT phantom full tower case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$130

Sony 18x DVD drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$17
May 24, 2012 1:36:31 PM

irsninja said:
Hey, let me know what you think, primary use for gaming

3930k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$200 shipped from IREP
(yes I know the 3570k or 3770k works just as good for gaming, I'm getting it for 200 though and it will be better once games can utilize 6 cores)

AsRock extreme6 x79 mobo w/ game blaster sound card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$270

G skill RipJaws 4GB x 2 @1600mhz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$47

Gigabyte gtx 670
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$400

Kingwin 850w PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Free from IREP

2TB seagate barracuda sata III 7200 rpm
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$120

Hyper 212 Evo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$35

NZXT phantom full tower case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$130

Sony 18x DVD drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$17


Looks like it will be good..you will have quite the gaming rig haha
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May 24, 2012 1:44:47 PM

As always, check the distance of the main RAM slots you'll be using to the CPU socket. The Evo's fan will likely hang over the first slot and block a DIMM with heat spreaders.
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May 24, 2012 1:53:46 PM

Are you planning on oc'ing?
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May 24, 2012 2:00:40 PM

mad2 said:
Are you planning on oc'ing?


Yes, probably only to 4.0-4.2 ghz
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May 24, 2012 2:03:21 PM

irsninja said:
Yes, probably only to 4.0-4.2 ghz


Then the cm 212 evo is a great choice.
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