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December 20, 2012 7:56:03 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tlsW
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tlsW/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/tlsW/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.97 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($374.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Hannspree HE225DPB 21.5" Monitor ($134.99 @ Adorama)
Monitor: HP W2072a (A3M50AA#ABA) 60Hz 20.0" Monitor ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Microsoft Keyboard 400 Wired Standard Keyboard ($13.93 @ Amazon)
Total: $1182.31
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-20 04:53 EST-0500)

Im getting this message
Compatibility Notes

ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard has an onboard USB 3.0 header, but the Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case does not have front panel USB 3.0 ports.
is this gonna be a problem?

could you recommend one of the monitors please the hp is on sale for 89 at frys.

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December 20, 2012 7:58:04 AM

im looking to buy everything tomorrow so if you can give me some feedback i will appreciate it.
im a newbie in this so figured i come here for help
thank you
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December 20, 2012 8:07:48 AM

and as for the mobo should i go with the extreme4 for the extra 10 dollars?
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December 20, 2012 10:52:59 AM

To fix that problem you just switch to HAF 932 case. That way you will have usb 3.0 ports on your front panel.
If you feel like it extreme4 is a nice mobo, you can buy it if you have money.
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December 20, 2012 12:23:12 PM

Get the extreme 4 at microcenter. They give you $50 off a z77 mobo with a 3570k purchase.
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