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November 4, 2012 6:25:29 PM
November 4, 2012 7:11:35 PM

Looks good to me assuming it's for gaming. I'd consider dropping the HDD to 500GB to get 8GB RAM though. You can always add more storage later.
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November 4, 2012 7:20:02 PM

I would drop the 7970 down the a 7950, giving you another ~$100 to play around with. Use that on a better Z77 motherboard, like the Asrock Pro3 Z77, upgrade to a 3570K, and 8GB of RAM. Other than that, seems like everything is fine.
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November 4, 2012 7:28:53 PM

I'm gonna recommend that you drop the graphics down a notch. I suggest that you get the HD 7950 instead. It can easily be overclocked to similar levels to that of a stock 7970.

Gigabyte HD 7950:
http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Mini-Displayport-PCI-Exp...

As stated above, I recommend you drop your storage down to 500gb and put it towards better RAM. You should think about investing that cash into better RAM. Make sure you grab 2 sticks of 4gb. This will help utilize dual channel memory. Try this...

G.Skill Sniper 8gb Dual Channel:
http://www.amazon.com/G-Skill-Sniper-Channel-Memory-F3-...

I recommend you grab a better motherboard with the cash you saved from getting the HD 7950. Try this...

ASRock Z77 Pro4
http://www.amazon.com/LGA1155-Z77-CrossFireX-Motherboar...

Also, I recommend you switch out your processor for the i5 3570k. You can easily push out 4.2GHz. Just grab the cooler master Hyper 212 Evo to help keep your processor cool.

i5 3570k:
http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Core-i5-3570K-Quad-Core-Pro...

Hyper 212 Evo:
http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-212-RR-212E-2...

And if you can squeeze it in there, I'd recommend you switch out your PSU for a quality 600 watter. Try something like this...

CORSAIR Builder Series CX600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 4, 2012 7:31:52 PM

No, the buyer does not want to overclock thats why i didnt choose to go with it :x
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