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First build. are all parts compatible

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July 4, 2012 11:14:52 AM

Hello,
If you see a part that should be upgraded or doesn't fit please tell me a good alternative or a close competitor. Suggestions will be appreciated. the only thing i am not sure about is the power supply.it will be for gaming and video editing.it is at the top of my budget so any way if u could think of another part to bring down the cost.And will ever thing fit into the case.

SKU DESCRIPTION
16011637 NZXT Phantom 410 Mid ATX Case Gun Metal Finish
17040390 Samsung 22x SATA DVD-RW

19010217 Intel Core i7 2600K Unlocked Quad Core
22040466 Seagate 1TB SATA
28023712 ASRock Z77 Pro3 Motherboard - Intel Z77 Chipset
34040466 OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular Power Supply
37140823 G.Skill Ripjaws X 8GB(2x 4GB) DDR3 Memory Kit
42051165 Palit GeForce GTX 670 Video Card
10090005 Anti Static Wrist Strap
39090362 windows 7 Home Premium Single Pack - OEM


i am getting all the parts from Mwave http://www.mwave.com.au/default.asp?CartID=mAU@XT64K8GK... .

as they are in australia. if you search the sku it will bring you straight to the part.

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July 4, 2012 11:32:45 AM

I wouldnt change anything. Its a great build :)  although if you really need to lower it, the i5 2500K is a great substitute with the 7870.
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July 4, 2012 12:29:57 PM

id get a p8z77-LK from asus instead of the pro3. the asus board supports SLI for the future and has better power delivery.

if you plan on SLI in the future, get a XFX pro 750w psu. if you do not, get a xfx 550w. the modxstream is known to be loud and it isnt very efficent anymore
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July 4, 2012 12:31:46 PM

id suggest not going with the anti-static wriststrap as you can discharge static electricty by touching the side of the case before and every so often while handling the equipment.

sometimes anti-static wristraps dont even work. test with a multi-meter first
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July 4, 2012 2:48:40 PM

what power supply do u recom
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July 4, 2012 4:48:52 PM

single card, go either seasonic m12II 520w (59.,99 on newegg.com) or a xfx 550w power supply if you plan on running one video card. you will need 750w if you plan to upgrade to 2 video cards in the future
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