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Gaming/Cad/Trading $1200 + question

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June 25, 2012 12:27:14 AM

I would like to build my first computer that I can demand a lot from. The gaming aspect is the least important part of the build. I'm not sure what the limiting factor is in the build, so what can be improved on in terms of performance and or less expensive parts (without sacrificing quality)?

Question: If I buy a second 1920x1080 monitor, can I plug one into the Nvdia GPU and then have the other run off the i7 integrated GPU? Will the screens still run like a normal extended display should? I would use the other just for google chrome browsing.

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: 1000-1200$

Parts not required: Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor, Windows 7, Speakers

Preffered website for parts: Newegg

Part preference: Intel CPU

Overclocking: No

Sli: Maybe in future.

Monitor resolution: 1920x1080 Asus. May buy another one soon.

Additional comments: It MUST have Wifi, which is one reason I picked the motherboard I did. Quiet is nice. Google chrome needs to be blazing fast.

CPU-Intel Core i7-3770 Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155. $319.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HD-SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC064D/AM 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU-EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1573-KR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $249.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600(Cas latency 9) $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Desktop+Memory)-_-G.SKILL-_-20231567

ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $189.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CASE-Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PS-CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650M 650W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Semi Modular High Performance Power Supply $109.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DISK-SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B - OEM $17.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD-Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

TOTAL: 1186.92+Shipping

Programs I will need to run:

Solidworks
Autocad(nothing too advanced)
Pro-E
Diablo 3
Starcraft 2
Cry Engine 3 editor
Matlab
Python
Pointcloud computing programs
Various trading programs

Thanks for the help!
June 25, 2012 1:13:53 AM

looks like a solid build for gaming! let me know if you have any questions.
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