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December 24, 2012 9:10:42 PM

I am about to build my very first Gaming PC and just wanted to make sure everything will work together what I am planning on purchasing is below:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570k
RAM: G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600
GPU: EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 660 2GB
Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Zyy
PSU: Rosewill HIVE Series Hive-750 750W
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case
Optical Drive: SAMSUNG DVD Burner SATA Model
Hard drive: Seagate Barracude 1 TB 7200 PRM 3.5’ internal hard drive
Coboc 10ft. Power Cable (so I can plug the tower in)

Links to the items if I wrote them wrong are:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?I...
Most as a “combo”
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Optical Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hard Drive

All that should work together right? I am getting just a cheap keyboard, mouse, and monitor for starters. Anything I am missing? I am also getting the anti-static wrist band so I don’t fry the parts, I feel pretty confident in being able to assemble it but just wanted to run it by someone else first as I am sure I might have overlooked something.

Thanks!

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a b B Homebuilt system
December 24, 2012 9:50:36 PM

Looks good to me. Do you have windows? What is your budget for the accessories you listed?
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December 24, 2012 9:59:36 PM

No i plan on getting a copy of Windows 7 for $100 and MacFree Anti-Virus @ $40 (I hear Windows 8 still has issues). I have a wireless mouse I am going to use and just getting the cheap keyboard for now haha (think the link is: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) I was just trying to keep everything under $1000 w/o the monitor so I have kind of maxed it out with everything else. I was looking at something like this for the monitor:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Acer+-+V+Series+19%26%2334%...
I am kinda at my limit and figure I can get a nicer one in the future perhaps but this seemed like it would do alright for now
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 24, 2012 10:04:19 PM

If you are trying to stay under $1000, you might be able to build a PC for cheaper than those combo deals that will game better.
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 24, 2012 10:06:19 PM

Also, my brother has that monitor as his secondary and it is pretty good. But I would wanna go 1080p with that set up.
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December 24, 2012 10:30:41 PM

How much would a 1080p monitor that is decent cost? One reason I went with the combo was it was just a bit more expensive than buying the parts separate, and i figure that tower with its fans would mean i wouldn't have to pay for another fan, and it would have room to upgrade the video card in the future? I am pretty sold on the GTX 660 GPU for now?
btw Thanks for the advice
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December 24, 2012 10:32:52 PM

Also I am buying mostly from Newegg, is it a good idea to get the extended warranty on the MOBO, GPU, and CPU? And if you are at all familiar with Newegg what is the difference between the two?
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a b B Homebuilt system
December 24, 2012 10:55:37 PM

I wouldn't get an extended warranty. I almost only buy from newegg. though. Are you planning on sli ever? The bundle deals tend to use parts that are expensive compared to identical counterparts. Like that 660 is $230 when you could get a 660 for $200. Also, the 660 is not as powerful as the 7870, which the average price of the 660 is about $230.
I could build a more powerful pc for less money if you don't care about sli/cfx. If you do care, I could build you one for only a few dollars more if you want to sli/cfx in the future.
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December 25, 2012 9:37:39 PM

I guess I am not sure what ski/cfx is? So the extended warranty isn't really worth it? I am just afraid if i do something wrong with the parts and it seemed to include the accidental damage.
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