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Homemade Gaming Computer

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August 27, 2012 6:33:37 PM

Hello World.

I started a project to upgrade from a laptop to a desktop and I decided to make it myself.

I have most of the parts picked already, but i need advice if it should be better.
(INTEL)

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V Gene LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with Five Fans, window side panel, top HDD

Hard Drive (storage): Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

SSD: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive

RAM: G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBSR
OR Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model
Video Card: EVGA 02G-P4-2670-KR GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000

Heatsink: Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler


All help/advice is appreciated!

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August 27, 2012 6:46:22 PM

I don't recommend the micro atx motherboard. Also I recommend a corsair tx650 power supply.
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August 27, 2012 6:48:31 PM

What motherboard do you then suggest, and will 650 be enough?
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August 27, 2012 6:52:36 PM

ASRock Z77 Extreme4. 650W suffices for 670 SLI.
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August 27, 2012 6:55:10 PM

Yes, it's too expensive for what it is.
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August 27, 2012 6:55:11 PM

What's the difference between them, what bad about the first motherboard? Price?
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