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December 10, 2012 11:24:43 AM

Hi guys, i'm interested in making a gaming PC but i'm not too sure if i should overclock. This pc would mainly be used for gaming and occasionally editing videos and photoshop. With that, should i get an overclock build? Anyway this was the current build that i was trying to go for, however it has overshot my budget. Should I just go with an overclock build with not so expensive parts or should not overclock at all?

Processor: Intel i5-3570k
Motherboard: ASROCK Z77 EXTREME 6
RAM: PC3 1600 CL9 CORSAIR VENGEAN (8gbx2)
Graphics Card: SAPPHIRE HD7970 3GB OC DDR5
Hard Drive (SSD): INTEL 180GB 520 SERIES
Hard Drive: Seagate 1TB - SATA
Case: CM HAF 932 ADVANCED GAMING
Power Supply: FSP 7 YRS AURUM 92+ PLATINIUM 650W
Cooling: CORSAIR HYDRO H80
DVD Burner: SONY 24X DVDRW SATA

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December 10, 2012 11:39:28 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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December 10, 2012 11:54:52 AM

it think your main focus with this RIG is for gaming rather than editing since you've said occasionally.

BTW: on what resolution are you going for this build?

might as well think with the motherboard check this. nothing much of a difference only the PCIe slots when doing CF/SLI but most of the features are the same.

http://www.asrock.com/mb/compare.asp?SelectedModel=Z77+...
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December 10, 2012 11:58:42 AM

I don't have a monitor for this rig yet but i'm thinking of getting a 24 inch so i guess 1920 x 1200
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December 10, 2012 12:00:33 PM

and yep the main focus's on gaming and as of now, I don't have any plans for CF
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