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August 6, 2012 7:05:29 PM

Hi all,

So I've recently moved to Moscow and am building a new gaming rig. I mention the Moscow thing because certain parts aren't available which means I might have to sacrifice in some places, but also I might be asking about taking parts on planes!

So here's what I have so far:


Thermaltake Chaser MK 1:
Price: 5660r

Intel i7 3770k:
price: 10880r

Or i5 3750k depending on availability.

Power Supply:
Antec TruePower 750W
Price: 4180r

CPU Cooler:
Cooler Master Hyper 212
price: 1056r

4x4GB Ares
price: 4280r

GTX 680

Asrock z77 extreme 6
price: 6380r

Sound card:
Asus Xonar
price: 5100r

Optical Drive:
Sony Bluray DVD RW
price: 2930r

1.5TB Seagate Barracuda
price: 3320r

Logitech Gaming keyboard
price: 2390r

Logitech G9X

price: 7790r

So, my questions:

Firstly, are all of these parts compatible with one another?

Secondly, is this CPU cooler good enough? I don't think I'm going to be overclocking, but the games I'm really looking at are BF3 and the total war series, so if you guys think I should i'd love to hear opinions.
I haven't added an SSD to the build as right now I don't think a faster boot time justifies the price.

Tell me what you think of the build, and huge thanks in advance!


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August 6, 2012 8:17:33 PM

Oh go on guys you can be honest if it sucks. I did quite a bit of research before so I'm just looking for confirmation really. And also who needs newegg when you've got electrozon...
August 6, 2012 8:33:29 PM


All the parts are compatible.. Good job, this is quite a good build and yes, they are all compatible. However, i'd suggest a few changes :) 

Firstly, The CPU Cooler is good, but the 212 EVO is better.

Secondly, I suggest ditching the sound card, its not worth the money, period.
Get an SSD instead.

The case is just perfect along with the rest of the parts. Except for.. the Ram, PSU, CPU..

You should get the 3570K, it is of much better value than the 3770K.

The 680 is hard to find, expensive and not worth it compared to the other keppler GPUs. The 660Ti (which is $100 cheaper than 670, which is $100 cheaper than 680).
Anyway, if you wish to get the 680, go ahead.. but i myself have been waiting for the 660Ti. If not the 660Ti, the 670 is the best bet anyday.

Overall, good build.

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August 6, 2012 8:38:31 PM

Brilliant, thanks very much!

Will I need to overclock or will this be good enough for good frame rates at max in demanding games?

Thanks again,

a b 4 Gaming
August 6, 2012 10:11:30 PM

Raph37 said:
Brilliant, thanks very much!

Will I need to overclock or will this be good enough for good frame rates at max in demanding games?

Thanks again,


Pretty much what the other poster mentioned already.

Drop down to a GTX 670, 3570K and 2x4GB of RAM. Sink the savings into an SSD. 2010 руб
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Процессор LGA 1155 Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4 GHz, 6Mb ( i5-3570K ) OEM