Any last suggestions before I buy?

I'm about to buy this rig, is there anything that I should consider changing or would this be as good as it gets for my needs? I plan on this computer to last for about 3 or more years before I have to upgrade.

OC: Yes 4.2-4.4ghz for daily use 24/7
SLI: Yes, when my gfx card gets weak on games.
Monitor: 1 monitor with 1920x1080p resolution
Game settings: Ultra with no lag on single player and multiplayer (Metro 2033, BF3, Borderlands 2, Starcraft 2, Diablo 3, World of Pandas, and etc)


CPU/MOBO: i5 3570K/ASRock Z77 Extreme4 $255 @Micro Center
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600Mhz $40 @Newegg
COOL: CM Hyper 212 Evo $27 @NCIX US
OS: Windows 7 Home SP1 (64-Bit) $92 @Amazon
CASE: NZXT Tempest 410 $55 @Newegg
PSU: Corsair TX750 V2 $70 @Newegg
HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB $70 @Newegg
GPU: EVGA GTX 670 FTW $400 @Newegg

Total: $814
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  1. The thermal compound isn't needed - the stuff that comes with the Hyper 212 Evo is better than Arctic Silver.

    Make sure that Vengeance RAM is low profile. If not get something else.

    Otherwise all looks good.
  2. might as well get windows 8

    make sure the RAM is rated for 1.5 volts or less

    arctic silver is a waste of money
  3. What g-unit1111 said. Nice build, and nice CPU/MOBO offer you're saving 70$ approx.
  4. Outlander_04 said:
    might as well get windows 8

    make sure the RAM is rated for 1.5 volts or less

    arctic silver is a waste of money


    The nice thing about Windows 8 is that the OEM license has been extended to system builders. So we actually get a legal license of Windows now.
  5. g-unit1111 said:
    The nice thing about Windows 8 is that the OEM license has been extended to system builders. So we actually get a legal license of Windows now.


    Windows 8 worth it? I hear alot of people say lots of compatibility issues. It's also more for phones and touch screen computers from what I hear. But it is nice to know that the OEM version isnt just for the mobo you install it on!
  6. Updated Rig:

    CPU/MOBO: i5 3570K/ASRock Z77 Extreme4 $255 @Micro Center
    RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600Mhz $40 @Newegg
    COOL: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo $27 @NCIX US
    OS: Windows 7 Home SP1 (64-Bit) $92 @Amazon
    CASE: NZXT Tempest 410 $55 @Newegg
    PSU: Corsair TX750 V2 $70 @Newegg
    HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB $70 @Newegg
    GPU: Sapphire Vapor X 7950 $330 @Newegg

    Total: $744
  7. Suisiders said:
    Windows 8 worth it? I hear alot of people say lots of compatibility issues. It's also more for phones and touch screen computers from what I hear. But it is nice to know that the OEM version isnt just for the mobo you install it on!


    All the negative reviews I've seen are from people who really hate Metro. :lol:

    But it can be disabled. I hear good things about the actual desktop. I haven't heard of any compatibility issues yet - my Pro license comes this week, I'll be sure to post what I think when I get it up and running.
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