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HOW'S MY BUILD???~~~~~~~

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January 4, 2013 7:48:12 AM

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($217.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($31.99 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Canada Computers)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($199.99 @ NCIX)
Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $729.91


How's this build?? I think im going to swap out the z75 for the asrock z77 pro3 its the same price right now, would it be compatible? my budget is 700$ but 30 dollars more for this build is great, leave oppinions thanks.

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January 4, 2013 8:05:20 AM

Yes. Without Z77 your i5 and Cooler is a waste.
As you'll not be able to Overclock with any other Mobo.
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January 4, 2013 8:10:13 AM

Sumukh_Bhagat said:
Yes. Without Z77 your i5 and Cooler is a waste.
As you'll not be able to Overclock with any other Mobo.


Z75 also supports overclocking.
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January 4, 2013 11:03:40 AM

You can Overclock with any Board but with Z77 it is safer or something. I too don't know. :lol:  People always say.
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