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October 12, 2012 9:56:19 PM

mostly for hardcore gaming always excepting improvements price range per unit $100-300

case: Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 600T
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

motherboard:ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT LGA 1155 Intel Z77
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: ASUS GTX670-DC2-2GD5 GeForce GTX 670 2GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX750
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W(might go water cooled with the h100 need advice)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM:2x CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

BOOT SSD: Corsair Force Series 3 120gb
HDD: Western Digital WD Blue 7200 rpm 1tb

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October 12, 2012 10:42:27 PM

Mostly for gaming? I would drop the i7-3770k for an i5-3570k. You won't be see improvements in gaming with that proc vs the i5 that will justify a $100 increase. I think you can find a much cheaper Mobo as well. Then sink the savings from both of those into your GPU :D .

Unless your planning on doing something else besides gaming that would require the i7?
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October 13, 2012 3:10:29 AM

CPU: i5-3570k
Motherboard: MSI Z77 G45
Case: NZXT Phantom 410

With changing to these 3 parts from your original you'll save ~320$.
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October 13, 2012 3:29:17 AM

The motherboard is by far much more expensive than it needs to be. And unoriginal is right, drop the i7 and get an i5.

Cheaper power supply, not modular, but just as good in quality and sufficient wattage for a GTX 670 (or 2)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

8GB of RAM is enough, trust me, I made that mistake.

Computer case, meh, cases are a very personal thing, its the centerpiece of your system, if you like the Corsair 600T, go for it.
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October 13, 2012 4:17:51 PM

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