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October 25, 2012 2:01:02 AM

hey I want to build my own pc but im sort of a noob at it, since i only know what i have researched online...

here are the parts i want to buy, but im not 100% sure they are all compatible...

CPU - Intel Core i5-2500K
GPU - geforce 560 ti
mobo - ASUS P8Z77-V LK
RAM - CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB
HDD - Seagate Barracuda 2TB
Case - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel
Power Supply - Antec EarthWatts Series 750W
Cooling - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

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October 25, 2012 2:35:43 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($31.05 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Canada Computers)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($217.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Canada Computers)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($112.22 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $876.21
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

This build would be better overall, im not sure your price range though. but this build is similar to mine and it runs any game on max i throw at it.
Your power supply was a bit overkill and your CPU was last years version. Ivy bridge is the new cpus. But your build was overall not bad
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October 25, 2012 2:49:21 AM

^This is good.
Can you give us a firm budget limit?
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October 25, 2012 3:53:47 AM

my budget is up to $1200
October 25, 2012 3:55:50 AM

$1000 preferably
October 25, 2012 4:03:59 AM

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