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Rate/correct my new build?

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October 3, 2012 4:46:01 PM

Hui, I'm buying this today to take advantage of the $40 off the SSD. Critique welcome, also, is everything compatible? Thanks in advance!

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/j8VS
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/j8VS/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/j8VS/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($215.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master V8 69.7 CFM Rifle Bearing CPU Cooler ($47.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2000 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($409.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($149.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Antec TruePower New 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($59.98 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.76 @ Amazon)
Mouse: Logitech G9x Wired Laser Mouse ($64.95 @ B&H)
Total: $1579.59
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

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October 3, 2012 5:06:23 PM

Good To go Brother. Nice build and selection of components.
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October 3, 2012 5:55:04 PM

Get this Samsung RAM. I have the XM3 and was unimpressed with it's stability.
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October 3, 2012 6:00:47 PM

TheBigTroll said:
better build. if you want a bigger SSD, go ahead
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jfyz

also the capstone is made by superflower, just as good as seasonic


I'm upgrading my SSD in my work PC today to a Vertex 4, I'll be able to see first hand what these drives are like. I'm still a bit reserved about it but hopefully today will change my opinion. The PCPAC Silencer MKIII 1200W is also a Superflower PSU and Jonnyguru gave it a 9.5 rating so it must be good.
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