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Last response: in Systems
February 19, 2013 1:08:53 AM

Well, I'm planning to build a PC over the summer, and I have decided on some parts for the PC.
Here's my list from PC Part Picker:
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Es6e
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Es6e/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Es6e/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G41 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($83.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($65.85 @ Compuvest)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black/White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($98.98 @ Outlet PC)
Case Fan: Enermax UCCL12N 71.2 CFM 120mm Fan ($11.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Enermax UCCL12N 71.2 CFM 120mm Fan ($11.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $901.71
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-18 22:07 EST-0500)

Basically, I'd like your guys' opinions and maybe if I should wait for Haswell and the 700 series of Nvidia cards.

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