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$1000 Gaming PC

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June 24, 2012 3:41:33 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: 3 weeks

Budget Range: $1000 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (SC2), Surfing, Light Video Editing

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers, OS, Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.ca, canadacomputers.com, ncix.ca

Country: Mississauga, Canada

Parts Preferences: Prefer Intel and Nvidia but am open to suggestions

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes, in a year or two a second video card would be nice

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Considering adding a second monitor at some point in the future

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CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Desktop%20Memory)-_-Corsair-_-20233144&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1563-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M600 RS-600-AMBA-D3 600W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Computer%20Cases%20-%20ATX%20Form)-_-Antec-_-11129021&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Optical Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(RW%20Drives)-_-ASUS-_-27135204&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=


PCPartPicker
http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/aJD5

Looking for suggestions on the build, particularly the GPU, motherboard and PSU.

Thanks for your help.

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June 24, 2012 4:28:56 PM

Looks good.
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