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Is This a good gaming rig?

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January 24, 2013 12:24:18 AM

Hey guys, So this is my first build. I would like u guys to take a look at it and tell me if everything works together.

Also if I could Any better parts ( my budget $2500 ). Here it goes:

CPU Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866
Storage Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB 2.5" SSD
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 680 4GB
Case Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply SeaSonic 750W ATX12V / EPS12V
Optical Drive LG UH12NS29 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer
Monitor Acer GD235HZbid 23.6"
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K90
Mouse Logitech G9x Wired Laser

Please do not make it any cheaper. I got the money and I'm going to spend it!! Thanks guys <3

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January 24, 2013 12:29:30 AM

Didn't i see you somewhere asking for build questions ?
I think it's the third thread.
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January 24, 2013 12:38:27 AM

Yes. and this is the final build. Just wanna make sure everything works because I did change a few things.
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January 24, 2013 12:39:17 AM

I can understand, you feel undecided.
Is this for gaming ?
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January 24, 2013 12:40:46 AM

gaming/video editing. It's my first build, dont blame me.
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January 24, 2013 12:43:42 AM

In my opinion you should get a noctua nh-d14, a 670 gtx for better value, and an ips monitor.
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January 24, 2013 12:46:18 AM

I understand the 2 first changes u wanna make, but I play FPS only. So I need a 2ms/120hz monitor.
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January 24, 2013 12:48:32 AM

Why especifically do u prefer the noctua. and, can I max out games like bf3 on ultra settings with the 670 at 50-60 fps without any problems?
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January 24, 2013 12:50:00 AM

I'm not sure if you get 120 fps in BF3 with a 680 gtx @1080p, cod series yes, but bf3, i don't think so.
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January 24, 2013 12:51:28 AM

What would I need to max out games like that? SLi?
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January 24, 2013 12:53:28 AM

A 670/680 gives ~60 fps @1080 ultra on BF3.
If you really need 120 fps, then yes, a sli setup might be needed.
But in my opinion it's not worth it, an ips with 5ms is still good for those games, unless you're a professional.
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January 24, 2013 12:56:09 AM

I know what u mean. the only way to take advantage from the 120hz monitor is if u get more than 60 fps, it's hard to reach that number on Bf3 but im sure I can get 100fps on Counter Strike
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January 24, 2013 12:59:01 AM

Yes I'm a hardcore gamer. So Im grabbing anything that will increase my performance in game. And u didn't tell me why u prefer the noctua
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January 24, 2013 12:59:19 AM

Yes, you'll get that in cs.
The noctua nh-d14 has about the same performance as the h100i, but it's more quiet, and it's cheaper.
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January 24, 2013 1:05:37 AM

Ok. Ill listen to u. Ill get the noctua.
670 2GB or 4GB? I prefer EVGA but they dont make 670's 4GB. And what about the rest of the computer? Anything u would change? thanks man
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January 24, 2013 1:08:23 AM

2GB version is more than enough for 1080p, no need to spend more for the extra ram.
This might help you decided : http://www.hardocp.com/article/2013/01/14/asus_geforce_...
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January 24, 2013 1:21:55 AM

Would u change anything else on the my build?
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January 24, 2013 1:24:38 AM

Well if you're into editing the i7 is useful, if it's for gaming, the i5 is the best choice.
Also check if that ram isn't that expensive usually for 1866 speeds, you'll pay too much, a dual channel kit with 16GB ram rated at 1600mhz is what you need.
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January 24, 2013 1:30:35 AM

will the 1866 perform better than the 1600? If yes i dont mind paying a bit more
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January 24, 2013 1:39:33 AM

Best answer selected by darkthings.
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January 24, 2013 1:50:04 AM

ok, third post u make about a rig.

i think ur trolling, waste of time.

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January 24, 2013 1:51:16 AM

As far as 120Hz monitors go, I've heard bad things about the acer monitor on the gaming circuit. Most of the people I play against use the Asus or Samsung monitors - I personally have a BenQ and can't recommend it enough; it's got a few extras up its sleeve that give an advantage, while being perfectly legal in tournaments. (Black equalization, for example.)
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January 24, 2013 1:52:53 AM

interesting darksable, what u mean by extra ups, doubt any gaming leagues would ban a monitor.

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January 24, 2013 2:00:01 AM

thanks man rly helped
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January 24, 2013 2:01:33 AM

I was just making a few changes man. dont hate me
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January 24, 2013 2:05:41 AM

i dont hate but over 3 threads is a waste dude cmon, next time pm me alot easier :)  cheers.

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January 24, 2013 2:07:24 AM

alright bro :) 
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January 24, 2013 2:07:33 AM

like i said, anytime u need pm me, ill be glad to h3lp

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January 24, 2013 3:04:29 AM

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