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July 31, 2012 6:08:05 AM

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB Video Card
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case
Power Supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92
Optical Drive: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit)

Is there any compatibility issues with this build? This is my first build EVER, so please give me some slack (: Also, should I be getting something cheaper than what I have now? (Ex. Is the PSU too overkill?)

Thanks for the help!

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July 31, 2012 6:11:39 AM

From what I have read, people seem to say (depending on budget, which is?) to get the I5 3570K, is this for gaming (what games?), I to have a build im looking to get advice on. I also think if you do not plan to SLI (2 video cards) then you PSU seems to be a bit overkill, maybe 600 or 650W...
July 31, 2012 6:15:41 AM

I'm just trying to get a PC that could last relatively long (like 5+ years) without upgrading the parts.
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July 31, 2012 6:20:32 AM

Well I'd definently say your on track....again its pretty much just budget, looks like this is about $1100-1200 (guessing), if your in your budget then I'd say go with this, but maybe someone with more experience will respond with a bit more experience
July 31, 2012 6:21:54 AM

change the video card for a better unless your going for a budget + 16 ram = beast machine don't be a new *** and go for that crappy heatsink even the default amd heatsink is better than that http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (cheaper case alternative if you want) + rager is right go for a 650 or 700 watt psu dood
July 31, 2012 7:00:46 AM

Look's alright, but I would save $100 bucks on the CPU, by getting the i5 3570k, and sink it into the GTX 670 instead of the 570. It will last longer, and have better performance in games. The PSU is overkill for one GPU, but down the track you may find that you want to SLI, or overclock, and the wattage will be good then.
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