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June 14, 2012 9:39:01 PM

This my first build so I'm not sure what parts to get , oh and please tell me if i need anything else
these are the parts I'm interested in :

Intel Core i7 3770 processor 3.4 4

Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB

EVGA GeForce GTX670 2048MB

Western Digital Caviar Black 2 TB

ASUS Rampage IV Formula

OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W

Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive

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June 14, 2012 9:49:11 PM

indeed, such a beast rig.
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June 14, 2012 9:53:09 PM

For what purpose? If just gaming, can drop down to the 3570 (K if you want to overclock) and a much, much cheaper mobo like the ASRock Extreme4 (Pro4 if you do not plan to SLI). May take th savings to buy an SSD - best. investment. ever.
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June 14, 2012 9:54:33 PM

Downgrade the power supply to a 620 W.

SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply - 86.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Seasonic produces very good power supply's. And frankly you don't need 700W for one GTX 670.

Also is there a good reason why you need an i7? If you just plan on gaming then go for something like this.

If you overclock:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If you dont:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also 16 GB of RAM is a bit of an overkill unless you plan on running multiple VM's. 8 GB of 1600 Mhz should do you good.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also you might consider an SSD for your OS/Games. They are leaps and bounds faster than a HDD.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Everything else looks great!


Good luck and happy building,

Shinseina
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June 14, 2012 9:55:53 PM

no i use it for recording while playing too and i render at the same time and download games on steam sooooo i practically rape my current pc
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June 14, 2012 10:02:24 PM

Best answer selected by Lucien Lahcchance.
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June 14, 2012 10:58:19 PM

oh and by the way is CPU compatible with the Motherboard?
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June 15, 2012 12:56:23 AM

No you will need a 1155 socket motherboard for any of the Ivy Bridge/Sandy Bridge CPU's.

Here's what I recommend for your needs:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

This motherboard has been reviewed in the mid-range z77 priced motherboard reviews and has proven to hold it's own against similarly priced motherboards.
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