Which option is better? $1400 new build Tags: New Build New Build Systems Product Last response: September 13, 2012 6:17 AM in Systems Share admiralahkbar September 13, 2012 5:08:04 AM So i am finalizing my parts and while looking at newegg.com i noticed they had a bundle of basically what i wanted but slightly different parts Since the bundle is only 6 parts, the other parts will remain the same for both options. Was thinking about adding a gtx 670 in the far away future and this computer is gonna be 95% used for gaming and i want to try my hands at overclocking OPTION 1 - BUNDLE: (gets a discount) http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I... OPTION 2 - my original plan: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/hh3B SO BASICALLY Whats better option between the MBO, PSU, Memory, SSD? More about : option 1400 build fire r a g e September 13, 2012 5:10:19 AM Just because a PSU is Silver rated doesn't mean you need it. A TX750 V2 is more than enough IMO. m 0 l proton007 September 13, 2012 5:21:28 AM Yes. m 0 l Related resources Which is a better option for a new build? - Forum Two case airflow options for my new build, which will be better? - Forum which is better option????? - Forum Which one is the better option? - Forum Which GPU is the better option? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer admiralahkbar September 13, 2012 5:21:34 AM is 750w enough if i get another gtx 670 in the future? m 0 l Why_Me September 13, 2012 5:55:46 AM Here's some options to have a look at. http://www.amazon.com/XFX-PRO750W-Semi-Modular-80Plus-S... $111.71 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping | Price after rebate: $101.71 XFX PRO750W XXX Edition Semi-Modular 80Plus 750 Watt Power Supply (Silver) http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-80PLUS-Certified-Modular-... $86.00 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Corsair CX 750 Watts 80PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply CP-9020015-NA http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $152.98 save: $8.00 ASRock Z77 Extreme3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00 http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z77%20Extreme3/ <----- another look at that Asrock board along with a link to the latest bios http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-2-5-Inch-Solid-SDSSDP-128... $89.95 + $0.00 shipping SanDisk 128 GB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (SDSSDP-128G- G25) http://www.amazon.com/MSI-DisplayPort-PCI-Express-N670-... $409.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping | Price after rebate: $399.99 MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 OC 2GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card N670 PE 2GD5/OC m 0 l bigcyco1 September 13, 2012 6:08:24 AM I would get that combo and add a 670 it's not a bad combo cooler master silent pro are the only decent ones they provide lol their actually built by Enhance m 0 l bigcyco1 September 13, 2012 6:17:11 AM i just tweaked your build a little to tighten it up PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($207.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($182.98 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($419.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master Storm Stryker (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($184.98 @ Newegg) Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($59.98 @ Newegg) Total: $1564.87 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) 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