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June 11, 2012 2:42:14 AM

Hey guys, as mentioned in the thread title this PC will be used primarily for gaming at 1080p. Let me know what you think.

ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Z77 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PGD38G1600ELK
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HIS H785F2G2M Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

I will be reusing an Antec 300. I will most likely not be OC'ing. Thanks in advance for your help!

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June 11, 2012 2:46:35 AM

if not overclocking stay away from the cpu or just unlocked cpu's
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June 11, 2012 3:21:44 AM

Thanks. Other than that, does everything look okay?
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June 11, 2012 4:03:14 AM

Cool, thanks!
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June 11, 2012 4:21:53 AM

gskill ripjaws are good ram for the price that patriot stuff is rubbish, also your psu is a bit overkill if your not overclocking or considering crossfire a quality 500 watt will do
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June 11, 2012 4:32:14 AM

Any one in particular you would recommend?
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June 11, 2012 4:34:19 AM

elpfd said:
Any one in particular you would recommend?

the 500watt version of the antec you chose will be fine or seasonic, corsair
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June 11, 2012 4:38:20 AM

An EA430 will be sufficient.
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