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Before I drop my money, tips

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October 27, 2012 4:44:18 AM

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($46.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $777.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

Tips? I play games mostly like Skyrim, Diablo III, Starcraft II, WoW, Modern Warfare, Call of Duty, ect.. I'm actually looking to replace my PS3 with this. Let me know if any problems or tips. I want to stay under 800$ for the set up which yes includes windows 7. Thanks!!

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October 27, 2012 7:42:54 AM

Are you going to overclock and/or add a 2nd GPU in the future?
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October 27, 2012 10:17:38 AM

You don't need the RAM - Newegg will give you 8GB free with the Extreme4.

$777.77 :lol: 
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