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Noob First Time Build

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December 16, 2012 6:12:26 PM

I am looking to build a PC for MMO gaming and haven't attempted this before. Any advice or comments on the parts I selected? I would like to keep the parts to be purchase dunder $2000.

Parts I will use from my current PC:
Hard Drive: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD
DVD Burner: Some generic drive
Other: Creative SB X-Fi (not sure if Ii need to use this or just use the audio from the motherboard?)

Parts to be Purchased:
Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K $215
Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V EXTREME $369
RAM: G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2400 (PC3 19200) $140
Graphics Card: 2 x EVGA GTX 670 FTW in SLI $820
Case: Cooler Master CM Storm Series Trooper ATX Full Tower] $155
Power Supply: Corsair AX860i 860W Digital ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS PLATINUM $230
Cooling: Cooler Master V6 GT $45

Total = $1974

Many thanks in advance.

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December 16, 2012 7:59:11 PM


ALL at newegg.com personal choice. Good pc for not a lot of money

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K $214.99

ZALMAN Z11 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 $64.99

MSI Z77 MPOWER Optimized DDR3 2666 16GB Kit (4 x 4GB) Quad Channel 240-pin (PC3 21300) Desktop Memory Module Model AVD3U26661104G-4CM $299.99

SeaSonic Platinum-1000 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Full Modular Power Supply $229.99

MSI Z77 MPOWER LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $199.99

MSI R7870 HAWK Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $259.99 x2

CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler $119.99

=$1615

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December 17, 2012 5:56:17 PM

Any advice will be greatly appreciated
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