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Almost Build Ready - Final Help Gaming PC ~1200$

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August 18, 2012 2:10:38 PM

Hello,
I've been searching the web for the last weeks or so and came up with this build. I really want to order the parts soon and finally build my very first PC. :bounce: 
Please look through my parts and give me some feedback and criticism. :) 

CPU
Intel Core i5-3570K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mobo
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM
G.Skill RipJaws DIMM Kit 8GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD
1000GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SSD
Samsung 830 128GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU
Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 OC http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case
NZXT Phantom 410 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU
Sea Sonic M12II-620Bronze 620W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (I want to keep me the possibility to crossfire that's why I chose so many wats.)

Drive
LiteOn iHAS124 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total ~1170$
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August 18, 2012 2:37:44 PM

get a bit more psu like 750W for sli
August 18, 2012 4:27:26 PM

Consider the new Nvidia GTX 660ti. Same price but benchmarks show it is stronger than the HD 7870 (although you are getting the OC'd version so I don't know how that changes the scores). Worth considering though.
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August 18, 2012 5:32:50 PM

Rideronthewheel said:
Consider the new Nvidia GTX 660ti. Same price but benchmarks show it is stronger than the HD 7870 (although you are getting the OC'd version so I don't know how that changes the scores). Worth considering though.

The 660ti is not better than the 7870.
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