Gaming build

CASE: Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Adjustable HDD Cage

CD-ROM: LG 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive

CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (20% Overclocked)

CASE FANS: Maximum Enermax 120MM Case Cooling Fans (500-1,200 RPM T.B. Silence)

CPU COOLER: Cooler Master V6 GT CPU Cooler (Nickle Plated Double-V Heatpipe)

HARD-DRIVE: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD

MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (G.SKILL Ripjaws X)

MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX/SLI] GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP4 TH Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, 2x Thunderbolt, Ultra Durable 5, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, HDMI, 3x Gen3 PCIe x16, 3x PCIe x1 & 1 PCI

POWERSUPPLY: Corsair CMPSU-600CXV2 Builder Series CX600 V2 80 Plus Certified

VIDEO CARD: 2GB EVGA FTW Edition Nvidia GeForce 670 GTX

FAN Control: Aerocool Touch 2000 Dual Bay Touch Screen

MONITOR: BenQ XL2420T 24" LED, 120mhz refresh, 2ms GTG

OS: Windows 7 Home 64-Bit

Total: $1500 including all shipping and monitor.

Do you think this build was worth that price?
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  1. The V6 is great, but the Hyper 212 EVO is cheaper and just as good. Build looks good. I can't see a single thing wrong with it. Also, did you build this yourself or was it prebuilt?
  2. Building it myself.. It will actually be my first time. I am going to have someone helping me out that is pretty proficient but I just wanted to ensure I got the best deal for the money. I had heard the Cooler Master HAF 912 was mediocre with default case fans for cooling so that's the reason I upgraded the case fans.
  3. Just switch out a Hyper 212 EVO, and if you want, get another fan to add to the EVO. Otherwise, great build.
  4. I have the CM HAF 922 case and V6GT and they offer great cooling. I would stick with the 212 EVO as the V6GT interferes with RAM and has an awkward mounting system but would consider the HAF 922. Everything else looks great.
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