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So think I have a pretty solid build.

CPU:15-3570k 169.99 (micro center keeps juggling the price on this...one week its 169 the next week its 189 but ill wait till it goes down to 169)
http://www.microcenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K_34GHz_LGA_1155_Processor

motherboard:Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H 149.99 (109.99 after the $40 discount)
http://www.microcenter.com/product/387556/GA-Z77X-UD3H_LGA_1155_Z77_ATX_Intel_Motherboard

RAM: crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB DDR3-1600 (4GB x 2) 39.99
http://www.microcenter.com/product/382101/Ballistix_Sport_8GB_DDR3-1600_%28PC3-12800%29_CL9_Dual_Channel_Desktop_Memory_Kit_%28Two_4GB_Memory_Modules%29

video card: sapphire hd 7850 OC 2GB 209.99/MIR 194.99
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3526763&CatId=7387

PSU: corsair hx650 129.99/MIR 119.99 (this should be enough power?)
http://www.microcenter.com/product/399154/HX_Series_HX650_650_Watt_ATX_12V_Modular_Power_Supply

optical drive: LG 24x SATA - 15.99
http://www.microcenter.com/product/401744/24x_SATA_Internal_Desktop_DVD_Burner_GH24NS72_-_Bare_Drive

case: cooler master HAF 912 - 54.99
http://www.microcenter.com/product/343331/HAF912_Mid_Tower_ATX_Computer_Case

Please let me know what you think. Micro center is having a special when you buy the i5-3570k and a motherboard you get $40.00 off.
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  1. Which microcenter are you close to?
  2. GA-Duluth
  3. Best answer
    Get a cheaper board. I have this: http://www.microcenter.com/product/401769/Z77A-G41_LGA_1155_ATX_Intel_Motherboard I like it alot.

    I got a combo deal from MC as well.

    Get this PSU: http://www.microcenter.com/product/399983/Builder_Series_CX600_600_Watt_ATX_12V_Power_Supply

    Buy a video card online. They are cheaper. Look into 7870/ gtx 660ti with the money you saved.
  4. thanks for the feedback. ill look into that
  5. instead of the ASrock extreme6 i have decided to go with the gigabyte ga-z77x-ud3h

    http://www.microcenter.com/product/387556/GA-Z77X-UD3H_LGA_1155_Z77_ATX_Intel_Motherboard

    from what I was reading online the GB board may not have as much ports/slots but is better quality. With 40 dollars off I'm getting the board for 109.99, I can live with that.

    still would like any feedback on the build though if anyone can provide that. :)
  6. The build looks good. You are way overpaying for the GPU. Microcenter usually has expensive GPU's so go online. You can get a gtx660 for the same price as your 7850 or a 7870 for like 10 more dollars.
  7. I forgot to update the gpu but tigerdirect is has a good deal on the 7850. 194.99 after rebate.

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3526763&CatId=7387

    I'm actually trying to stay away from buying parts online, I would like to buy everything local.

    oh I hate nvidia products, everything I ever had by them has died on me...

    the 7870 is like in the 250's I don't want to spend that much since the 7850 is in the 190's and still a great card

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html

    trying to stay under 800 but you know the lower the better :D
  8. If those bad reviews scare you then here: 7870 for 225 and 205 after rebate. http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=69828&vpn=FX787ACNFC&manufacture=XFX&promoid=1201
  9. haven't had the chance to do research on the things you linked but ill get to it this weekend. Thanks for the feedback!
  10. Best answer selected by skullwarrior.
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