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January 14, 2013 2:33:32 PM

So I am going to change everything of my old pc, except the videocard (GTX660) & Case. And I think this will be it:

*Will be mainly used for programming (IT Student) / gaming

Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77P-D3 - http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=...
CPU: Intel i5 3570K (3.4GHz, unlocked)
RAM: 2x8GB Corsair Valueselect CL9 9-9-9-24
GPU: GTX660 ASUS Top edition. - owned
PSU: Corsair CX600W
Case: Corsair Carbide 300R - owned
HDD: Got a previously bought internal 320GB and external LaCie 1TB.. Don't remember the specs :/  But it's enough!

I also got the HDD and CD/DVD drive**
I live in the Netherlands*

So how would you rate it from 1-10 for someone like me?

This will cost me around 470 euros, not counting the case and videocard because I already have them.
The idea was to max out at 470 but in extreme situations 500..

Note: If you think I don't need to overclock/upgrade in the next 2-3 years, then I won't get the unlocked version probably...

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January 14, 2013 2:35:53 PM

8, get an aftermarket heatsink since you have picked an unlocked processor
EDIT: you forgot to add a hard drive, no operating system
January 14, 2013 2:42:42 PM

what part of europe do u live in, and whats ur maximum budget in euros?

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January 14, 2013 2:44:49 PM

Ah yese I also got the hard drive and CD drive. I live in the netherlands.

The idea was to stick around 450-500 MAX :p 

And do I really have to get an aftermarket cooler? I won't be overclocking in the short period, just gt this so I can overclock after afew years when the i5 starts getting insufficient.
January 14, 2013 3:02:36 PM

alvine said:
8, get an aftermarket heatsink since you have picked an unlocked processor
EDIT: you forgot to add a hard drive, no operating system


So what do you guys think? Based on the info, do I really need an aftermarket one or can I go for the normal non-K version?
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