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January 25, 2013 8:02:46 PM

Hello,

I used pcpartspicker to put these pc components together. I would like a gaming pc that can run current game and future games on high.

Would this build last me a few years?
Any advice on other components instead of the ones I have selected?

My budget is around $1200


CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Amazon)

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Microcenter)

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($51.99 @ Newegg)

Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal

Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($368.98 @ Newegg)

Sound Card: Creative Labs Audigy SE 24-bit 96 KHz Sound
Card ($28.45 @ Amazon)

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)

Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)

Monitor: Acer S201HLbd 60Hz 20.0" Monitor ($99.90 @ Amazon)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)

Total: $1210.21

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January 25, 2013 8:07:59 PM

you could get G.skill Ripjaws ram 2x8gb i think it's like 10$ cheaper and an SSD would make this build complete ;) 
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January 25, 2013 8:21:10 PM

gussrtk said:
you could get G.skill Ripjaws ram 2x8gb i think it's like 10$ cheaper and an SSD would make this build complete ;) 


You don't need it for a gaming rig though, and you also don't need the sound card. Otherwise everything looks good.
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January 25, 2013 8:25:41 PM

Awesome, thank you both for the quick responses.
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