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Final qrituqe $1700 (gaming build)

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August 14, 2012 2:42:29 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: (around $1700)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

Parts Not Required: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (newegg.com, ncix.com, amazon.com

Country: (USA)

Parts Preferences: not to picky

Overclocking: i will do a stable overclock

SLI or Crossfire: probably in the future

Additional Comments: i would like a red color sceme i would like it to be fairly quiet and and stay pretty cool.

This is what i have so far.



COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer CaseModel #:RC-942-KKN1Item #:N82E16811119225Return Policy:Standard Return PolicyIn StockMail in Rebate
$199.99
-$10.00 Instant
$189.99

ASRock Z77 Extreme6 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel MotherboardModel #:Z77 Extreme6Item #:N82E16813157295Return Policy:Standard Return PolicyIn Stock
$189.99
-$10.00 Instant
$179.99


EVGA 02G-P4-2678-KR GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video CardModel #:02G-P4-2678-KRItem #:N82E16814130787Return Policy:VGA Standard Return PolicyIn Stock
$407.99

SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power SupplyModel #:X750 GoldItem #:N82E16817151087Return Policy:Standard Return PolicyIn Stock
$189.99
-$30.00 Instant
$159.99

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570KModel #:BX80637I53570KItem #:N82E16819116504Return Policy:CPU Replacement Only Return PolicyIn Stock
$229.99

Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)Model #:MKNSSDCR240GB-DXItem #:N82E16820226226Return Policy:Limited Replacement Only Return PolicyIn Stock
$249.99
-$50.00 Instant
$199.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXLModel #:F3-12800CL9D-8GBXLItem #:N82E16820231428Return Policy:Memory Standard Return PolicyIn Stock
$45.99

Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 2TB 5900 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare DriveModel #:ST2000DL003Item #:N82E16822148681Return Policy:Standard Return Policy
$119.99

LITE-ON Black Internal 12x BD Combo SATA Model iHES212-08 LightScribe SupportModel #:iHES212-08Item #:N82E16827106451Return Policy:Standard Return PolicyIn Stock
$79.99

COOLER MASTER V6 GT RR-V6GT-22PK-R1 120mm DynaLoop CPU Cooler w/ Universal bracket & Dual Fan Model #:RR-V6GT-22PK-R1Item #:N82E16835103089Return Policy:Standard Return PolicyIn StockMail in Rebate
$56.99
-$12.00 Instant
$44.99



Subtotal:

$1,658.90

this is my final list. i think its time for the final qrituqe if you have any recomindations for parts that are as good or better for or around the same price that would be great. also if you have recomindations on anything or tips for a new builder that would also be appreciated.


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August 14, 2012 3:10:34 AM

Your build looks pretty solid to me mate one thing though you need to change your ram to low profile type because it will conflict with the V6 aftermarket cpu cooler other than that looks great here some suggestions for ram RAM:G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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August 14, 2012 3:14:22 AM

thankyou for ur reply and will 4x 4 gb of ram so i can have 16 gb of ram fit?
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August 14, 2012 3:17:40 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
thankyou for ur reply and will 4x 4 gb of ram so i can have 16 gb of ram fit?
Yes as long as it's low profile otherwise no it won't it would be better to get 2 x 8 that's what i did when i had the v6
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August 14, 2012 3:20:21 AM

ok sweet and do you see anything else that would be better than what i have?
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August 14, 2012 3:21:45 AM

Not really you did a great job lol
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August 14, 2012 3:23:25 AM

ya i have herd that that was a good one but comparibly how much difference is it between the two iand i chose the one i chose because of the asthetic look. so im not shure
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August 14, 2012 3:25:14 AM

Here is some cheaper nice cases if your trying to save some money Case:COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case with USB 3.0, Black Interior and Four Fans-1x 230mm front RED LED fan, 1x 140mm rear fan, 1x 230mm top fan, and 1x 230mm side fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case:COOLER MASTER CM Storm Series Trooper (SGC-5000-KKN1) Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case:COOLER MASTER HAF XM RC-922XM-KKN1 Black Mesh, Plastic, Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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August 14, 2012 3:26:49 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
ya i have herd that that was a good one but comparibly how much difference is it between the two iand i chose the one i chose because of the asthetic look. so im not shure
the V6 is better by about 3C to 5C in tests
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August 14, 2012 3:27:09 AM

thor220 said:
It's says it's compatible with 1155 and the reviews are good but cannot say out of personal experience. I just prefer to have more of a tower like cooler so my ram can get more air.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is what I use
That one is better than EVO and V6 ;) 
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August 14, 2012 3:27:37 AM

ya i think im going to stay with the haf x i really like the looks of it but is my mother board gpu and things good
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August 14, 2012 3:30:11 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
ya i think im going to stay with the haf x i really like the looks of it but is my mother board gpu and things good
I don't blame you it's a kick ass case i have one to i gave it to my son though :D  yes your motherboard is good and gpu 670 FTW enough said lol!
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August 14, 2012 3:37:14 AM

ok thank you i will get to ordering it and do you think i should get aftermarket fans just for asthetic purposes and should i get a fan controller and last thing i am kind of confused on what cpu cooler to get. i rally appreciate your guys reply's
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August 14, 2012 3:45:36 AM

ya i have heard things about all of them in my opinion its kinda luck of the draw so not sure ill do more research
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August 14, 2012 3:46:05 AM

Don't bother with fan controller. Most of them are shoty or only work with certain fans. Paid $70 for a display fan controller and it dose not do a good job, but at least the extra ports work on it.

Stick with the V6 if you want to spend that bit of extra cash.

Also for aftermarket fans, try Gelid nanoflux baring fans. There are really quite and come with rubber screws. I have a few in my case.

Also, if you want, try sound dampening foam. It reduces case noise and vibration.
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August 14, 2012 3:47:54 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
ok thank you i will get to ordering it and do you think i should get aftermarket fans just for asthetic purposes and should i get a fan controller and last thing i am kind of confused on what cpu cooler to get. i rally appreciate your guys reply's
The fans you can add some if you like bro. A couple of these would probably do the trick (They also come with red or blue LEDs): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... if you want to overclock hardcore the v6 won't cut it otherwise it's fine for mildly overclocks
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August 14, 2012 3:53:24 AM

are the sickle flow quiet and is there a better cpu cooler for the same price i also think im going to go with what ever 2tb 7200rpm hardrive is cheapest and in stock cause they all compare pretty similar
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August 14, 2012 3:54:48 AM

The 2 TB HD you have listed is the cheapest internal drive on newegg (including shipping)
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August 14, 2012 3:55:46 AM

Get a cheaper case, get a 7200 RPM HD.

Just don't spend so much on a case, id get a 3770K and a decent $80 case over a $200 one
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August 14, 2012 3:57:21 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
are the sickle flow quiet and is there a better cpu cooler for the same price i also think im going to go with what ever 2tb 7200rpm hardrive is cheapest and in stock cause they all compare pretty similar
I don't find them loud they will say the db specs you can check to see if you think that's load as for cpu cooler no there is nothing same price that's better than the v6
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August 14, 2012 4:08:56 AM

cool but it won't match his theme if not red though
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August 14, 2012 4:12:42 AM

Yeah can't seem to find any red on newegg
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August 14, 2012 4:26:53 AM

thanks guys i realy appreciate your time im going to get the haf 932 case it will pay for the sickle flow fans and some of my ram how is my power supply
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August 14, 2012 4:29:32 AM

i want fully modular at least 80 + bronze if not better 750w.... any suggestions
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August 14, 2012 4:31:09 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
i want fully modular at least 80 + bronze if not better 750w.... any suggestions
nope not fully modular stick with your pick then bro it's the best anyways ;) 
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August 14, 2012 4:34:19 AM

ok ill probly order tomorrow ot wednesday i really appreciate your helps :)  cant wait
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August 14, 2012 4:36:55 AM

hockeyriley3 said:
ok ill probly order tomorrow ot wednesday i really appreciate your helps :)  cant wait
Sounds good bro take care enjoy! :hello:  :sol: 
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August 22, 2012 2:43:16 AM

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