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September 24, 2012 3:22:28 AM

Hi All,

Below is the list of components Im thinking of purchasing my next build which hopefully will be in the next few days.
Just before i make it final, i wanted to check one more time with you guys if you think this is a good build for its value.
And i know im missing a few things like case, cpu cooler and OS but i already have those so thats why that arent a part of my price tag.

any and all feedback will be taken into consideration.


CPU - Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core $319.99
Motherboard - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 $129.99
Memory - Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 $93.99
Storage - Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" SSD $92.99
Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM $137.46
Video Card - Asus GeForce GTX 680 2GB $530.25
Power Supply - Corsair 850W ATX12V / EPS12V $155.99
Optical Drive - LG WH14NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $59.99
Keyboard - SteelSeries 6Gv2 $99.99

Total $1620.64

thanks in advance!! :) 
September 24, 2012 3:45:05 AM

TheBigTroll said:
if you are just gaming
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/imNI

if you are doing a fair bit of video editing along with gaming
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/imOp

the CPU cooler i chose would most likely be better than your cooler if it is a heatsink.


the pc isnt purely for gaming, ill use photoshop and similar programs, as well as 3D rendering programs. so the second link is more relevant. a couple of questions: why that motherboard over the one i chose? and the same question with the RAM and SDD. by the way I need the 3TB as a back up drive. whyd you scale down the gpu to a 670? is the 680 abit excessive? and if i were to go 670 is it better to get the PSU you selected or the Corsair HX750w?


and yes the cpu cooler you selected is better the one im using is the smaller model the noctua nh-u12p se2
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September 24, 2012 3:50:43 AM

1: the v-pro overall has more features, better power design, and better software
2: if you need one, here
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=66009&vpn=ST3000DM001&...

3:the 670 performs like a 680 right from the factory
4: my psu is cheaper and just as good as the hx750
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September 24, 2012 3:55:16 AM

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September 24, 2012 3:55:36 AM

TheBigTroll said:
1: the v-pro overall has more features, better power design, and better software
2: if you need one, here
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=66009&vpn=ST3000DM001&...

3:the 670 performs like a 680 right from the factory
4: my psu is cheaper and just as good as the hx750



awesome! thanks alot for all the feedback :)  i will look into all your suggestions and see what is available

greatly appreciated!
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