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Final build advice before purchase. ~$1000

Last response: in Systems
May 28, 2012 7:15:54 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: this week hopefully

Budget Range: around $1000 AUD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Web Browsing, Watching/Streaming Video

Parts Not Required: Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: non-preferred

Country: Australia

Parts Preferences: no preference

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: After getting advice from these forums, i have a compiled a list ready to purchase this week. I have no plans on overclocking, mainly because i have no experience with it. Seeking final advice on this build, should i be right to start buying this week? thanks in advance

CPU: Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.00 @ PCCaseGear)

Motherboard: Asus P8H77-V ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.00 @ Foxcomp)

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.00 @ Scorptec)

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($117.30 @ Mwave Australia)

Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($269.00 @ PCCaseGear)

Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($95.00 @ PCCaseGear)

Power Supply: OCZ 650W ATX12V Power Supply ($99.99 @ Mwave Australia)

Total: $989.29
May 28, 2012 7:27:58 AM

thanks, i'll put that saved money towards a ssd :)