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Finalizing my First Build, buying immediatly

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June 11, 2012 10:14:07 PM

Purchase Date: This Week, Tomorrow Most likely

Budget: $800-920 Before rebates

Ment For: MMO Gaming, Games with Mods(Like Fallout), Internet Browsing, Futureish Photoshop, Video Editing, want it to last

Parts Not Required: No need for Windows 7 or Graphics card, have a 1tb 5200 rpm HDD i will reuse for storage.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon too if it is worth it.

Country: USA, Wisconsin

Parts Preferences: Im literally willing to spend more for hardware that has a good record, like 5/5 eggs 200-500 ratings.

SLI & Overclocking: Maybe

Resolution: 1366x768


I want a computer i wont have to put much effort into once its built, that's why i decided to go with a larger SSD, even on this current 1tb slow harddrive I'm only using like 260 gigs overall, and I'm trying to make it easy to build, because its my first build and I'm overly anxiec about it.

Questions: Will i need any extra cords to put the current build together, and is a 1 yr warranty on the sdd worth $24?


Current Build:

CPU: Ivy Bridge 3570k $240 (-$25 mobo combo)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504

MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $145
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131837
(CPU&MB Combo Total: $360)

PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX750 (CMPSU-750HX) 750W Semi-Modular $145 (-$15 Ram combo)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010

Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) $55
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145345
(PSU & Ram Combo Total: $185)

Storage: Crucial M4 CT256M4SSD2 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $215
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148443
Question: Is this the Safest & the best 256 gig for the money?

DVD Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW - OEM $16
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119233

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Case Accessory's:

Top Fan: COOLER MASTER Megaflow 200 R4-LUS-07AB-GP 200mm Blue LED Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103073

All other Fans: COOLER MASTER R4-S2S-124K-GP 120mm Case Fan 4 in 1 pack
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103052

---> Also threw in a Rosewell Wrist Band for $5 and a APEVIA Case Speaker for $5

Total Cost w/o Shipping: $879.89
Total /w Shipping: $895.25
Total /w Shipping & 1YR Warrenty on SSD: $919.24

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June 11, 2012 11:49:00 PM

That's a fine build.

I wouldn't get that RAM if you ever plan to OC. It will most likely interfere with an aftermarket cooler because of the large heatsinks.

Your PSU is way overkill for what you have there. Are you reusing a GPU?

You shouldn't need any extra cables or anything. That mobo comes with two SATA cables.

As for the SSD, Crucial is one of the best. I wouldn't get any extra warranties, they are only offered so the company can make more money.

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June 19, 2012 1:37:49 AM

I threw in this ram instead:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231445

Yeah im reusing my EVGA Superclocked 550ti, ill upgrade that in the future when i need to.


Finally got my paypal funds in, but now newegg is telling me
"The seller of this item requires you to provide a Confirmed Address for delivery. To confirm your address, please add a credit card below."

While Paypal is telling me:
"This transaction amount is greater than your available PayPal balance. To complete purchase, please add a credit or debit card."

I just bought a item from a different website with success, and i have enough money for my full order which now comes out at $887, does newegg require alot of time to update its paypal or somthing? -freaking out more than i should be about this
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June 19, 2012 2:24:36 AM

That Ram is better.

I don't know much about Newegg and Paypal, sorry.
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June 20, 2012 1:07:24 AM

Best answer selected by Daethz.
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