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NEED ADVICE: NOT SURE IF ITS ALL COMPATIBLE

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June 11, 2012 11:17:00 AM

Purchase Date: December, 2012

Budget Range: $0-$1700

System Usage: Movies & Gaming

Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse, Speakers or Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.centrecom.com.au & www.scorptec.com.au

Country: Australia

Parts Preferences: Intel Cpu

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 or 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Already selected these items:

CPU: Intel i7 3820 LGA2011 Sockect

SSD: OCZ 120Gb, SATA 3

HDD: Western Digital (GREEN) 2Tb, SATA 3

Mother board/Main board: MSI - X79A-GD65 (8D)

RAM: 32Gb, G.Skill-Sniper, DDR3 (1600MHz) 9-9-9-24-2n

Chassis/Case: NZXT 410 Series

Not too sure about a graphics card, max price im willing to spend is $370 (I am willing to buy 2 cards and Cross fire or SLi them if it works out better/cheaper)

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June 11, 2012 1:28:25 PM

why the heck are you spending so much on the cpu and the motherboard when you are nly spending 370 dollars on the graphics?

http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/9UpI

here is a much better build. if you want the 410 case, change it up yourself
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June 11, 2012 1:46:18 PM

If you are gaming, no need for an i7. Hyperthreading does just about nothing in games, the only performance benefit from an i7 is the extra L3. But even that's not enough to warrant the price.
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