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December 20, 2012 1:39:52 AM

Uses will be gaming and audio editing, just wanted to see what everyone thought of this and if you would change anything.

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CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF XM (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $926.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-19 22:39 EST-0500)

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December 20, 2012 1:43:28 AM

If you're happy with the choices, it looks great to me.
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December 20, 2012 1:46:30 AM

thanks. Do you think that power supply would handle crossfire 7950s?
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December 20, 2012 1:54:56 AM

Not sure about the psu, but do you not want an ssd?
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December 20, 2012 2:04:46 AM

Would it be worth the extra $100? I still have never used a computer with one, but if it will make my audio/daw programs work faster im all for it. what would be a good one to get?
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