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January 8, 2013 9:53:06 PM


Please help me by pointing out any discrepancies, missing parts and or advice on the build so that I don't order the wrong parts. Thank you for your time.

This system will be used for daily video editing and occasional gaming.


1) COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case

2) ASUS P8Z77-V PREMIUM LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with Thunderbolt

3) Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K

4) Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64-bit (Full Version) - OEM

5) Intel 520 Series Cherryville SSDSC2CW240A3K5 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

6) Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive


7) ASUS Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 8X BD-ROM 8MB Cache SATA Blu-ray Burner BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS


(planning to make the computer run on 32gb of ram)

(using a thunderbolt enabled motherboard so will purchase an external storage later)



The next items are upgrades already in my current system that i would like to scavenge and use in my new system to save on cost.

EVGA gtx560 video card (my old system was bottlenecking)

16gb DDR3-1333 ram from crucial

cooler master GX 650w power supply

Logitech keyboard mouse

two display monitors

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