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October 28, 2012 6:34:52 AM

Hello, i was wondering how this build was

case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

prosser: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

cd drive: ASUS DVD Burner Black SATA Model DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS

hard drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

video card: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16

power supply: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3

ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Will all this stuff work together, i need help?

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October 28, 2012 7:20:46 AM

id say everything is good here other then the gpu u should really look at something in the 7000 series of amd gpu's
like a 7870 there olny about 30-60$ more and will be ALOT better
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October 28, 2012 7:47:49 AM

thanks, ill look into that
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October 28, 2012 8:03:21 AM

Honestly the 6870 is very capable for running high settings on 1080p.
There is about a 5fps defference between 6870 and 7850, you'd have to upograde to the 7870 to see some major margins.
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October 28, 2012 8:05:10 AM

thanks, yah it helped, i never built a pc before so i need as much help as i can get
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October 28, 2012 8:07:28 AM

soo is it worth going from a 6870 to a 7850?
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October 28, 2012 8:16:11 AM

im going to go with the 7870, got anymore advice?
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October 28, 2012 8:18:25 AM

What games are you gonna be playing at what res? If you're playing under 1080p you won't need the 7870.
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October 28, 2012 8:25:17 AM

im not sure, but thanks i think about it
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October 28, 2012 8:39:04 AM

should get the 6870 and a coolent fan or just the 7870
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October 28, 2012 8:42:26 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lG5c/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Basiq Plus 550W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($55.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $766.79
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

Is ur full build also the cpu has the wrong price it will be at 215$ for a total of 811.79$

also id really hope u are using a 1080p monitor
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October 28, 2012 3:21:39 PM

So that is abetter cheaper build?
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October 28, 2012 3:24:19 PM

i heard the western digital were kinda slow, is this true?
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