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My older Toshiba laptop burned and died, so what better a time to upgrade to a nice desktop?


Approximate Purchase Date: Today or tomorrow! >:]

OS Needed?: Nope

Budget Range: ≈ $1000; Needs to be close, but not that much of an issue

System Usage from Most to Least Important: College, gaming, general use

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Probably

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor 3.4 GHz 4 Core LGA 1155
CPU Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1
MB: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 7200RPM
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case
PSU: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
Optical: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer

-Thanks in advance!
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    Can't find any faults with this build - I say go for it!
  2. Best answer selected by deancc.
  3. Oh one thing you should get the 212 Evo instead of the 212+ - stronger fan, better heat sink, and better thermal compound included.
  4. Well shoot, I had already ordered the 212+ before I saw your last post. I at least have some Arctic Silver 5, which will do the trick.

    Thanks again for the help bud!
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