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New build $1000ish gaming

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November 13, 2012 7:48:53 PM

$1000 ish
This will be my first pc build.
It will be for mostly gaming.
Also will be used for CAD and GIS

CPU = Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor

CPU Cooler = Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

Motherboard = Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard

Memory = 2 Samsung 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

Storage = Samsung Spinpoint F3R 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
ssd = Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk

Video Card = EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card

Case = Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply = Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply

Optical Drive = Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer

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November 13, 2012 8:03:06 PM

If you plan on overclocking then you're okay to go, BUT
if not, THEN
save some money and get H77 motheboard and i5-3470.

November 13, 2012 9:19:08 PM

That looks good assuming you want to drop a second GPU in there within the next couple of months, if not I'd drop the PSU to 500W.