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January 30, 2013 4:30:36 AM

Ok this is going to be the first time building a custom pc. All the parts are going to be purchased from newegg. I need a computer for editing in after effects. I will use it for gaming aswell, but mostly for games like cod4, CS:GO, etc. Please give me suggestions and recommendations if the parts listed should be changed for something better, or, are not compatible with each other.

P.S: I don't think I will be OC'ing any time soon.

OS: Windows 7

CASE: NZXT Phantom PHAN-001BK Black Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

OPTICAL DRIVE (I only need it to instal my os, that's about it) : ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

STORAGE: Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive (AND) SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MEMORY: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GXM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOTHERBOARD: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

FAN/HEATSINK: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible with Intel 1366/1155/775 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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January 30, 2013 4:57:18 AM

Hi. That build looks good. I'm sure you know that the promo codes will expire in a day or two. You can install Windows with a USB drive if you don't need an optical drive. You can get a cheaper motherboard but if you like this one, go for it. You can get the GTX 660 from MSI, Gigabyte, etc. but again if you like this one, go for it.

Here's a building guide: http://techreport.com/review/23624/how-to-build-a-pc-th...
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January 30, 2013 5:11:55 AM

Yes its good

You dont need that power supply though

A 450 watt unit can handle that build
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January 30, 2013 5:21:07 AM

Ye the PowerSupply is sick, but a bit overkill.

I would take the Antec Neo Eco 620 watt right now.
It's 30 bucks at Newegg after mail in rebate og that unit is made by SeaSonic. So same quality - just not 80 Gold and Modular!
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January 30, 2013 5:26:22 AM

My guess is the OP wants a PSU with modular cabling which isn't a bad deal compared to others.
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January 30, 2013 6:08:08 AM

So if I change the PSU to something with a little less wattage, everything else is fine? Nothing will be bottlenecked?
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January 30, 2013 6:11:20 AM

Yes you can and everything else is fine. I thought you wanted that PSU because you wanted one with modular cabling.
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January 30, 2013 6:27:13 AM

I'm fine with either one, a modular or non modular psu, but thanks for your help!
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January 30, 2013 6:27:34 AM

Best answer selected by rowkeee.
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January 30, 2013 6:54:20 AM

EDIT: I apologize, I saw the thread had gotten a best answer and was reading too quickly. Missed the fact that this was in fact for video editing.
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January 30, 2013 10:10:22 PM

DarkSable said:
EDIT: I apologize, I saw the thread had gotten a best answer and was reading too quickly. Missed the fact that this was in fact for video editing.


What was your original comment? I'm just curious :D 
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