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November 11, 2012 12:42:45 PM

Hello, Tomshardware. I need you guys to help me check this rig before i buy it next week. First of all is a list of what i want to do with this rig:

Budget Range: 800-950

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming ( LoL, wow, far cry, torchlight2, Diablo3 ,...), watching movies ( me and my brothers are movie lover :D ), surf the web, and do a little bit of video editing.

Are you buying a monitor: No
I already have a 1900-1080 monitor.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

And here is what I have done so far:

Mobo: Gigabyte Intel Z77 LGA1155 AMD CrossFireX W/HDMI,DVI Dual UEFI BIOS ATX Motherboard GA-Z77-D3H ( $119.99)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007R21K9E/ref=as_li_s... ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B007R21K9E&linkCode=as2&tag=c09_11-20
Or ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS ( $ 129.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
So, which one is better for my rig? I am really confused about mobo so mayby none of them :D 

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K ( $219.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: SAPPHIRERadeon HD 7850 OC 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 ($199.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Ram: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) ( $40.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus ( $29.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVDrom: ASUS 24X DVD Burner ( $16.99)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB OEM ( $97.99)

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ( $57.99)
http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-HAF-912-RC-912-KKN1...

Power Supply: Corsair Builder Series CX 600 Watt ( 74.99)
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Builder-Series-Watt-CX600...

Total: 859-869 -$30 after rebate,

Do you think i need a sound card for this rig since I love watching movie. So, sound is really a matter. If i do, can you guys give me some suggestions on what sound card should i buy, i can spent extra $140 for it. Is everything above fits in the case, or is the gpu fits in the mobo? Is there any possibly change that can make to shrink the budget? Every comments are welcome. And thanks a lot for spent your precious time to helping me here. And, my sincerely apology for any of the grammar mistakes due to the fact that i am not English speaker :(  .

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November 11, 2012 12:55:55 PM

id get this. will allow you to crossfire and performs a lot better
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nieq

first of all, do you use headphones or speakers for your movies. i have 2 sound cards in mind but one is more for headphones while the other one is more for speakers
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November 11, 2012 1:23:26 PM

I use headphones for most the times because my parents they work at home.
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November 11, 2012 1:33:26 PM

OP, question. Do you prefer intel? Or does it matter? Because I have a build in mind that is a $400 amd build that I currently own that I made a few months ago as a kind of side project to find the cheapest way to MAX Crysis 2. I can give you specs if you are interested.
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