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$850 Gaming PC Final Build

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August 28, 2012 12:46:08 AM

So I think this will be my build, I won't be purchasing this for a few months so prices may drop and I may upgrade some parts, but as of now, this is what I want. I'm not sure if everything is compatible with each other, so if you know, it would be great if you told me :D  Also if you recommend me any parts that would be great too. Thanks.

Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

PSU: CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

Case Fan: (Maybe more than 1) Scythe SY1225SL12M 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

Mobo: ASRock Z77 Pro4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

GPU: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition OC 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (11199-03-20G) (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...)

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Thanks for any help. The total is around $850, I think a little less. Also, do you think I should downgrade the CPU to like an i5-2500k?

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August 28, 2012 1:00:25 AM

Looks great. I suggest the Haf 912 or Guardian 921.
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August 28, 2012 1:07:12 AM

Alright thanks, I'll keep that in mind, I don't think I'll get the Guardian 921 because my friend has that, I want to be somewhat original haha :D  I really do like the look of the Haf 912, but it only has 2 fans, is that a big deal?
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August 28, 2012 1:15:06 AM

That case looks boss! I think I will get that one :D  And that case fan I have in my parts, will that work for it? So that I can have 3?
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August 28, 2012 1:42:47 AM

Hmm, I may get that NZXT Phanton, although I'm going to look around just a bit longer, thanks for all your suggestions :D 
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August 28, 2012 1:43:54 AM

Good case, but I personally hate the look of it. The Phantom looks infinitely better, but it's my opinion.
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August 28, 2012 1:57:20 AM

It's all really down to looks. These cases you're linking will fit your needs. Just find one that you like. Once you've narrowed it down, post in the cases subforum for advice. A lot more experienced with cases.
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August 28, 2012 2:02:29 AM

Alright, thanks for all your help, have a great night/day :p 
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August 28, 2012 2:04:54 AM

You too.
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