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Help finalize my build before i buy the parts tomorrow

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December 26, 2012 12:33:17 AM

MOBO: Asus p8z77 v lk-$79.99
CPU: i5 3570k-$199.99
PSU: XFX XXX 750w modular: $89.99
Memory: Patriot Viper Black 8gb 2x4gb-$39.99
Video Card: Powercolor pcs+ 7850-$193.99
Burner: LG super multi 24x-$19.99
HDD: 1.5tb seagate 7200 rpm 54mb-$59.99
Case: NZXT 410 white-$119.99
os: windows 7 home

Budget of 950

boxing day in canada

December 26, 2012 12:35:04 AM

bcripwalk said:
MOBO: Asus p8z77 v lk-$79.99
CPU: i5 3570k-$199.99
PSU: XFX XXX 750w modular: $89.99
Memory: Patriot Viper Black 8gb 2x4gb-$39.99
Video Card: Powercolor pcs+ 7850-$193.99
Burner: LG super multi 24x-$19.99
HDD: 1.5tb seagate 7200 rpm 54mb-$59.99
Case: NZXT 410 white-$119.99
os: windows 7 home

Budget of 950

boxing day in canada


o yeah i forgot to say i am gonna crossfire and oc in the future
December 26, 2012 5:56:35 AM

This will give you better performance in games...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($220.90 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.03 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Memory Express)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($209.88 @ Canada Computers)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($48.65 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($102.30 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.82 @ DirectCanada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ Computer Valley)
Total: $929.54
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-26 02:54 EST-0500)

It may be a little over your budget before rebates. If so, then I would recommend dropping the HDD down to a 1tb drive. You're going to get most of your gaming performance from your GPU. You don't want to weaken it more than it already is. The HD 7870 should be able to handle most games on Ultra at over 30 fps with ease.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.
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