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February 3, 2013 12:28:57 PM
February 3, 2013 12:50:27 PM

You dont need that much for gaming,
If you are gonna OC, then don't get that 3820. Get a 3770k and a z77 mobo.
Might have to change the case to a bigger one.
and you dont really need a 2400mhz Ram. It wont make much difference, get a cl9 1866 OR 2133, and stay with G.Skill.
Have you gone nuts with the PSU?
This one is enough: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
Thers not much Difference between Seagate and WD. I would Rather opt for a 3tb Barracuda, but its up to you.
Anyway, yours is ok, although you can save a lot of money.
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February 3, 2013 12:53:43 PM

ehhhh dude.. reallly no need for all that

1500watt psu? holy **** no need for that
the case is rather expensive.. could get some that look just as cool that is FULL TOWER
HDD is expensive....

here easier like this; from different websites with best deals, or you could go to pcpartspicker and just select newegg



PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/Be8C
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/Be8C/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/Be8C/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($224.99 @ Amazon Canada) dont need i7 for gaming
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.99 @ Canada Computers) need a cooler for the cpu
Motherboard: Asus Maximus V Formula EATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($270.13 @ DirectCanada) this is a bit overkill you could check asrock 6 and Asus P8Z77-V PRO they go for about 200$
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.73 @ DirectCanada) no need for 16gb memory but here, 8gb is enough for gaming
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Memory Express) secondary drive for files
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($96.02 @ DirectCanada) SSD for quick loads on games and other stuff
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($169.98 @ NCIX) this is an ugly case but i wanted a price in there, take a look at Coolermaster Storm Trooper
Power Supply: Corsair Professional Gold 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($139.99 @ Canada Computers) if dont feel comfortable with 750watt then go AX850 corsair, But 750 will be sufficient
Total: $1079.82
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 09:49 EST-0500)
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February 3, 2013 1:02:59 PM

Spend the money they saved you on a single new 7XX gpu when they are released.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 3, 2013 1:16:29 PM

Here is what I would go for.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($224.99 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.99 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD55 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.88 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: Kingston 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.00 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Memory Express)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($96.02 @ DirectCanada)
Case: Thermaltake VN700M1W2N ATX Full Tower Case ($115.99 @ Computer Valley)
Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($129.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $849.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-03 10:14 EST-0500)

The MSI motherboard has dual PCIe 3.0 x16 slots which would be the best for SLI.
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February 3, 2013 10:08:42 PM

Thx guys, appreciate the help.
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February 3, 2013 10:09:22 PM

Best answer selected by Racuss.
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