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Is this a good build for around $1300?

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February 18, 2013 4:41:50 PM

parts: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/DJcG
is this a good build for around $1300

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February 18, 2013 4:46:03 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

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 ($32.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($104.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($390.04 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($107.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1258.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-18 13:45 EST-0500)

Better card + cheaper PSU, but still awesome + cheaper MoBo, but identical.
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February 18, 2013 4:52:11 PM

is 550w enough? sorry i'm new to computer building and am a complete noob so don't be harsh and if you could just continue to post more builds for around $1300 mainly for gaming
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February 18, 2013 10:30:18 PM

danieltn123 said:
is 550w enough? sorry i'm new to computer building and am a complete noob so don't be harsh and if you could just continue to post more builds for around $1300 mainly for gaming


Yes it's enough even if you OC. I don't really have any " backup " builds. This is the one I recommend.

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February 18, 2013 10:37:09 PM

i was just seeing if anyone else would post a build and i could see which i liked
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