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February 2, 2013 11:48:49 PM

Hey Guys! I'm going to LAN partys alot, and my main build with a Cooler master Storm trooper on 15kg is just to much to carry around, so i'd like a quiet but powerfull micro-atx system for under 1k $

Im looking for an Intel i5 3570k and i wish to overclock, so i would like to have a closed loop water cooler. im thinking about a 7870 gpu, but im not sure. Im living in Denmark, but i only need the name of the products and i'll find them. I would love to hear some suggestions on a micro-atx build.

-Andq1

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February 3, 2013 2:08:04 AM

This is my stab at it, take a look. Might be something you like.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77E-ITX Mini ITX LGA1155 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.49 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($225.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Lian-Li PC-Q08B Mini ITX Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $915.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-02 23:07 EST-0500)
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February 3, 2013 2:14:28 AM

Mirco ATX

or
mini-ITX ?
February 3, 2013 3:58:43 AM

le budget? country of origin?, u need mini-itx or micros?

February 3, 2013 10:25:32 AM

Well i dont care i'd prefer micro-atx, but mini-ITX is fine. My budget is under 1000$
And im from Denmark.
February 3, 2013 1:48:20 PM

neeed os??
February 3, 2013 1:57:10 PM

Nope dont need OS
February 3, 2013 2:29:00 PM

so 1000 euros?

February 3, 2013 6:15:46 PM

No a 1000 $
February 3, 2013 6:18:16 PM

so how much euros?

February 3, 2013 6:36:09 PM

737 euro and 630 £ in case anyone is from GB
February 3, 2013 6:37:34 PM

need keyboard or mouze?

February 3, 2013 6:50:51 PM

Dont need anything besides the build.
February 3, 2013 7:15:12 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://de.pcpartpicker.com/p/BirZ
Price breakdown by merchant: http://de.pcpartpicker.com/p/BirZ/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://de.pcpartpicker.com/p/BirZ/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (€159.85 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M-ITX Mini ITX LGA1155 Motherboard (€86.89 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€48.81 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€51.39 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card (€199.66 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Optical Drive: Sony DDU1681S-0B DVD/CD Drive (€25.98 @ Amazon Deutschland)
Other: prodigy mini-itx lan box (€81.00)
Other: bequiet 650 watt modular ps (€85.00)
Total: €738.58
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 22:15 CET+0100)

:) 

February 3, 2013 9:43:03 PM

"Im looking for an Intel i5 3570k and i wish to overclock, so i would like to have a closed loop water cooler." Im pretty sure you cant overclock a "P" good.
I've already figured out my final build, so thanks for the help anyways.
February 3, 2013 9:44:37 PM

so why ask?

February 3, 2013 9:45:00 PM

and any air cooler can overclock as well as a water cooler.

and why u need to overclock?

February 3, 2013 9:53:58 PM

I figured out my build looking at the recommends i got. I know air coolers are better, but if you read the post, as i guess you didnt since some of your questions already we're answered in the post, you would know im building in a very small form factor (mini-itx is my plans) so there would not be enough space for a big air cooler.
Why would i overclock? Because messing around with computers is my hobby. I love learning new stuff and playing around with it, so why not follow my hobby? Anyways thanks for the answers.
February 3, 2013 9:55:00 PM

do u need any other help?

February 3, 2013 10:07:22 PM

iceclock said:
do u need any other help?

Nope, thanks anyways. I've made another topic in the overclocking section, and im not gonna overclock the system due to the heat it will generate, and for a mini-ITX case... Its not a good idea.

Have a nice day / night :) 
February 3, 2013 10:08:16 PM

u too. ;)