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Dec 20, 2012, 1:39 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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Price breakdown by merchant
Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
($24.99 @ Newegg)
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
($134.99 @ Amazon)
G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
($41.99 @ Newegg)
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card
($279.99 @ Newegg)
Cooler Master HAF XM (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case
($109.99 @ Newegg)
Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
($74.99 @ NCIX US)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-19 22:39 EST-0500)
Dec 20, 2012
Dec 20, 2012, 1:43 AM
If you're happy with the choices, it looks great to me.
Dec 20, 2012, 1:46 AM
thanks. Do you think that power supply would handle crossfire 7950s?
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Dec 20, 2012, 1:54 AM
Not sure about the psu, but do you not want an ssd?
Dec 20, 2012, 2:04 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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