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[New Build] Gamer/laner build, any suggestion is welcome

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May 26, 2012 2:16:20 AM

hi , this is the ver.2 of my mini water cooled monster. So as the title say i'll carry this computer around a lot , so i need it to be damn small

-Cpu : i5 3570k
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

-Mobo : Asus Maximus V gene
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

-Cooling : Thermaltake CLW0211 Bigwater 760
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...

-GPU : ASUS GTX670-DC2T-2GD5
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

-RAM: Some Mushkin 16gb (4x4) 1600 cas 7
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

-PSU : XFX PRO550w
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

-Optical drive : meh ... someting sata

-HDD : i got a 1to WD caviar , should i got with a SSD too for os and gaming ?

-CASE : maybe this IN WIN Dragon Slayer
-http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

so what you think of the build ? what would you change ? don't tell me to not go LC ... i will go LC. is evrything compatible ?
do you think i can mod the LC to cool more then cpu (ram , nb , sb, gpu) if needed or should i got with a full custom made LC system (like from koolance or other place you mention)? will it run stable if i need to oc it ? and how far a 3570k can be oced on liquid ?


Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: none set yet , hoping under 2k

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and a bit of 3d animation

Parts Not Required: Mouse , keybo , screen

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg , tigerdirect ... any major

Country: Canada

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Prolly not

Monitor Resolution:1920x1080
May 26, 2012 2:17:41 AM

For a 670, a better quality PSU is in order. Get the XFX 550W for $75.
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May 26, 2012 2:18:30 AM

what you got agains TT ? i use those for years now !
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May 26, 2012 2:19:50 AM

They don't have the best quality capacitors and there are cheaper solutions.
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May 26, 2012 2:21:53 AM

meh if u say so , lets go for a xfx 550w (will 550w be enough? )
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May 26, 2012 2:22:50 AM

550W is more than enough, actually. The actual min PSU that is recommended is 420W.
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May 26, 2012 2:24:01 AM

so here you go , new psu , something else ?
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