Need your opinion PLEASE :)

I'm purchasing an 'almost' completely new system and was hoping to get your opinions on my choices. I would be willing to change items if they provide better performance for a small amount of $ etc...

Bundle MB and CPU
CPU: Intel Core i5 3570K

GPU: Powercolor Radeon HD 7970

Heatsink: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X 2x4GB DDR 1600

Monitor: Samsung S23A700DSL 23IN Widescreen LED LCD

Mouse: Corsair Vengeance M60 Performance FPS Gaming Mouse

Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K90 Performance MMO Cherry MX Red Mechanical

PSU: Corsair Gaming Series CMPSU-700G GS700 700w ATX Power Supply Active PFC 140mm Fan

Case: Zalman Z11 Plus Mid Tower ATX Case Black

Totals out to $1,400.00
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  1. TimeLass said:

    I appreciate your input.

    The monitor you linked is cheaper but it's also 6ms and 60Hz, I'd much rather a monitor that's 2ms and 120Hz.

    I actually might change the psu to the one you linked.

    Not the biggest fan of Steelseries tbh...
  2. I'd personally lose the expensive peripherals. You can always get those later.

    This would be a better case:

    And this would be a better PSU:

    And this is a better cooling solution for the 7970:

    Otherwise the rest of your build looks good.
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