Already has Steel Series K/B and Razer mouse
The intention is to source all the components through one site, in this case MSY. Am open to other retailers in Perth WA. What I'm hoping is that the forumites here can recommend upgrades/sidegrades without impact on price. Am pretty much limited to AUS$2000-$2200, and at these specs sitting at $2100. No monitor required. Probably wont be any overclocking, but may want to SLI/x-fire in future.
Very nice setup. Should last him a long time. I don't see anything wrong with it. Depending on what resolution you run at on the monitor. The 670 is a good card. Anything above 1080p res and I would go with a 680 4gb card. But thats just me. I game at 2560 x 1600 res.
If the $2100 price point is all good and the existing monitor is meeting all the needs then no comment.
> this is a lot of cpu for gaming
> if overclocking is a no then watercooling seems odd, the K series cpu isn't going to matter and a H77 motherboard will be just as good
> 16GB of ram isn't going to mean much
Would downgrading these three things make sense to either (1) save money or (2) upgrade other parts ... like a better GPU and a bigger monitor (or a better one or a second one)???
Should have also added that he will be doing a fair bit of photo manipulation (photoshop etc), some video editiing (very minimal), and he does also play other games, just that those two seem to be the current favourites. CoD, Skyrim, Crysis have all had time on his current rig.