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January 27, 2013 10:48:08 PM

Just needed some constructive feedback on my parts that I picked for my build.
Also, wonder what would be an appropriate case for this and if a sound card will be needed.
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K
CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H60 74.4 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 660 Ti 3GB Video Card
Sound Card: Creative Labs Z PCIe 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card
Power Supply: Thermaltake Smart 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply
Optical Drive: Lite-On IHAS324-98 DVD/CD Writer
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
Will be using to play games like HL2, Crysis, BF3..

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January 27, 2013 10:55:33 PM
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That psu isn't good, i rather get a good one : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also that sabertooth board is overpriced, you can get a cheaper asus with the same features : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

For gaming you just need 8GB : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (this ram is low voltage 1.35v)

Drop the sound card, you don't need one.
Here's a good case : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Also if you can get a 670 gtx : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Or a good 660 ti : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
January 27, 2013 11:33:29 PM

Best answer selected by illiterateman.
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