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New gaming pc for €1800 - €2000

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December 13, 2012 4:44:30 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Within 1 or 2 months

Budget Range: €1800 - €2000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Mostly gaming and surfing on the web.

Are you buying a monitor: No


Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Azerty.nl (seems to be the cheapest that delivers to Belgium)

Location: Belgium

Parts Preferences: Pref intel

Overclocking: Maybe if I figure out how to.

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional : Atm I'm mainly playing Planetside 2

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Tbh my current rig is getting outdated / having trouble running the more recent games.

So far this is what I've picked

CPU: Intel Core i5 3570K / 3.4 GHz € 207,49
CUP Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo € 27,71
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H € 140,89
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB : 2 x 4 GB - DIMM 240-pins low profile - DDR3 - 1600 MHz / PC3-12800 € 40,74
Storage: WD Caviar Blue WD10EZEX € 69,90
SSD: Samsung 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128 € 134,90
Video Card: 2x eVGA GeForce GTX 670 FTW in SLI
Case: Cooler Master HAF X € 138,27
PSU: Corsair HX750 € 137,21
Optical Drive: ASUS BC 12B1ST € 55,93
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium € 88,90

Which comes to a total of €1.829,56 if you include the €49,80 shipping fee.

Any suggestions are more than welcome

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December 13, 2012 5:19:58 PM

Looks great! However, The power supply could use a little bump up to 800w or else your PSU is going to work at 100% load. Everything else looks great!
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December 13, 2012 5:40:29 PM

Allright thanks!
December 13, 2012 11:09:26 PM

That original build looks pretty good, I'd switch things up a bit:

Case: NZXT Switch 810 - € 190,07
Power Supply: Seasonic X850 Gold - € 193,00
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H - € 140,89
CPU: 3.4GHz Intel Core i5-3570K - € 207,49
Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 - € 71,17
RAM: 8GB Corsair Vengeance (2 x 4GB) DDR 3 1600MHz 1.5V - € 40,74
SSD: 128GB OCZ Vertex 4 - € 108,98
HD: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black - € 87,89
Optical: 22X LG Super Multi - € 18,57
Video Card: 2 x EVGA Geforce GTX 670 FTW - € 715,79 (€ 357,89 each)
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium - € 88,90

Total: € 1.882,70

I switched the case, power supply, and storage configuration. Kept everything else the same.
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