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Gaming Pc Build, please review

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February 23, 2013 2:23:02 PM

I have roughly a $1700 budget give or take. This is the build I have come up with. I attempted to use pcpartpicker but a couple of the things I wanted were not listed on there. I’m primarily going to use this computer for gaming. I know 16gb of Ram is a bit much, however it may be useful in the future or if I decide to start steaming or uploading videos to Youtube. Please let me know your thoughts or if you think a different part would be better off. I have * the parts that were not on pcpartpicker, if you know any sites that have them cheaper than newegg I would appreciate the heads up! Looking to buy within the next week and live in Illinois in the United States

CPU: Intel i5 3570k $230 on newegg
CPU COOLER: Corsair Hyrdo Series H60 $78 on newegg
MOTHERBOARD: AsRock Z77 Extreme6 $142 on newegg
GPU: Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon HD 7970 GHZ Edition $460 on newegg (before rebate)
MEMORY: G. Skill Trident X Series 16GB (2x8gb) DDR3-1600 $125 on newegg *
PSU: Corsair HX Series HX750 $140 on newegg (before rebate) * pc part picker did not have the 80plus Gold
SDD: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB SDD $150 on newegg
HDD: Western Digital WD Black 1TB $105 on newegg
CASE: Cooler Master HAF XM Mid-Tower $130 on newegg
OPTICS DRIVE: Samsung Black DVD-ROM Drive $18 on newegg
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit OEM $100 on newegg

Total: $1678 before rebates

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February 23, 2013 2:49:19 PM

Not bad...not bad at all.But,you may want to decrease your budget a little bit.
February 23, 2013 5:16:58 PM

do you think that graphics card is overkill? and what about the memory? I primarily play MMO's, Mobas, and the like. I usually play FPS games like crysis/cod/battlefield on my PS3.
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