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Good build around $750

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January 11, 2013 1:34:07 AM

I need a need computer for school because the laptop isn't cutting it. Going to purchase it in about two weeks. It will mostly be used for revit lumion and Photoshop some games movies and general browsing too. I dont want to go much over 750. I plan on overclocking when I get a better fan but probably won't crossfire ever.
Here's what I have right now let me know what you guys think

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wItJ

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January 11, 2013 1:41:31 AM

fix GPU and PSU choice. apexia psu is crxp, dont judge psu from wattage :) 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $702.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-10 22:40 EST-0500)
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January 11, 2013 1:46:56 AM

Will 500w be enough if that's what the gpu requires and I plan to overclock?
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January 11, 2013 1:54:10 AM

500-550w is plenty for your system, including the cpu and gpu overclocked.
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January 11, 2013 1:55:53 AM

and that corsair 500W is now on sale, thats why i put it instead any higher psu
trusted psu even it is lower wattage will be enough :)  crxp psu with even 1000W will be bad...

btw 700 usd if you pick your i5 in microcenter. otherwise, in other store its normal price is 200
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January 11, 2013 2:04:06 AM

I already have it priced for microcenter and I will definitely go with the corsair psu
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January 11, 2013 2:22:34 AM

So other than that everything seems pretty good?
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January 11, 2013 2:24:12 AM

yes exactly :)  see the 3rd post
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January 11, 2013 2:38:25 AM

Alright cool. Thanks guys
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