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January 4, 2013 10:18:54 PM

I've decided that it's time to upgrade (or I guess completely build a new computer) so this is what I have tentatively chosen so far. My budget is around $1000, and this seems to fit in that range while still producing a decent gaming desktop (?). Basically, I would like any feedback regarding potential hardware issues/conflicts that may arise from this configuration and any alternatives that may work instead. Much appreciated.

CPU -Intel Core i5-3570K LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

MOBO -GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

VIDEO -GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 660 2GB
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

CPU FAN -COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...

HDD -Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SSD (may want to have 2 in RAID config with a third HDD as a backup...)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

MEMORY -CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

CASE -Cooler Master 932 HAF Tower
Already Have

PSU -PC Power and Cooling Silencer 750W
Already Have

OS -Windows 7

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January 5, 2013 12:20:44 AM

I suggest this

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Intel 330 Series 180GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($129.68 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($224.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $914.58
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-04 21:19 EST-0500)
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