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January 6, 2013 10:48:26 PM

Building a new gaming rig and i want to make sure all my parts will work well or if there is anything i should replace. (Dont worry about an ssd, i dont really care for the extra boot time... I already got an os, mouse, keyboard, and monitor)

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) - $219.99

CPU Cooling:
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO - $29.99

MSI Z77 MPOWER LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX - $184.99

Video Card:
MSI N660 Ti PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 - $299.99

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) - $44.99

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 - $69.99

CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W - $99.99

Hard Drive:
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" - $79.99

Optical Drive:
SAMSUNG Black CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive - $17.99

Total: $1,047.90

All parts at newegg.

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January 6, 2013 11:32:55 PM

I'd personally go for a Radeon 7950 over a GTX 660TI but they're both good cards. That should a solid system - lots of good choices all around.

Although I will suggest I'm not the biggest fan of MSI - this would be a better motherboard around the same price: