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Will i be receiving "bottle-neck" like effects with this build

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November 2, 2012 2:29:03 PM

Like the title states will I be receiving "bottle-necking" with my new build. Yes I will be doing my own benchmarking but I'm waiting on a rma MOBO and a RMA HDD but here goes:

ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6813131821

Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6822136533

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6814127697

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics ...
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6817139020

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6819116504

MSI N660Ti PE 2GD5 GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6835103099

G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produ [...] 6820231546


Case is a Rosewill Challenger. And wow i have 3-5 mm of clearance between the heat sink and the case scary.

Dvd rom is the OEM ASUS.

Thanks H4Ze
November 2, 2012 2:36:38 PM

No. Performance wise that will be fine. The only thing I would say is that, whilst it's a very good mobo, the Sabretooth is overpriced, and actually has little real benefit, for most people, over say the P8Z77-V. The money you could save with that, would be close to getting you a GTX670.
November 2, 2012 2:57:35 PM

at this point all i wanna do is use this new pc haha i had to rma the mobo and hdd. worst experiance... built whole system to just tare it all down and rma it so im happy with a replaced sabertooth, and actually i got the sabertooth on sale paid 219.99 :D 
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November 2, 2012 3:25:07 PM

nope, no bottle neck. enjoy the system.
November 2, 2012 11:26:46 PM

Looks good to me :) 

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November 2, 2012 11:44:49 PM
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No bottlenecks at all. I mean, that processor can handle 2x680s in SLI, so...
November 3, 2012 7:02:50 AM

Thanks guys!
November 3, 2012 7:03:32 AM

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