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Buying Tonight. Final Opinions?

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July 30, 2012 5:20:28 AM

I am buying these parts tonight, and I'd like final opinions.
Case: HAF X Blue Edition
CPU: i7 3770K Ivy Bridge
RAM: 2x8GB Ripjaws X 1600MHz
PSU: OCZ ZX 850W
GPU: GeForce GTX 570 2.5GB
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB (Movies, Files)
SSD: OCZ Agility 3 60GB (Windows 7, Games)
MOBO: ASRock Z77 Fatal1ty Professional
Keyboard: Logitech K800 Slim Illuminated
Mouse: RAZER DeathAdder
Cooler: Corsair H100
Accessories: Arctic Silver 5

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July 30, 2012 5:26:17 AM

a last generation graphics card

a psu thats way over kill

a cpu that wont improve gaming performance over a 3570k

and expensive and unneeded water cooler and an ssd thats too small for more than 1 or 2 games

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July 30, 2012 5:30:18 AM

Personally id drop to a 2600k and put a bit more into the gpu if possible
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July 30, 2012 5:34:43 AM

There are a lot of wrong things in this build. Unless you don't care about gaming so much, don't mind spending a lot of money, and will use it mostly for multi-core intensive professional applications, you're paying double what you should for half the gaming performance (not even kidding here).

I would HIGHLY recommend starting the build over and telling us EXACTLY what you mean to do with it.
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July 30, 2012 5:40:42 AM

Ok. So I dropped the H100, SSD, 3770K, and ASRock Fatal1ty Professional Z77. And this is mostly for gaming. So I put in an i7 2700K, and got the same MOBO, except the Z68 chipset, instead of Z77. I got rid of the GTX 570, and got a GTX 670. And now it's cheaper than before. Thanks guys. Oh, and I got a 750W instead of an 850W, because I will SLI 2 GTX 670's in the future, and that should be enough wattage.
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July 30, 2012 5:51:22 AM

do you need an i7? from what I've researched, i5 is plety enough for games at the moment.
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