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February 24, 2013 11:11:19 PM

I've had to use my laptop for pc gaming, but am now ready to invest in building a gaming pc. I've put together this setup and was wondering if anybody had any suggestions or if it's good to go. If there's anything that can be switched out to lower the cost, but still be just as good, that would be nice to know as well. Thank you in advance :) 

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FM4E
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February 24, 2013 11:23:44 PM

get this
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FMjh

ram
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=74758&promoid=1321

hard drive
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=74462&promoid=1332


-if you are not overclocking, there isnt much reason to get z77 and a aftermarket heatsink
-added a SSD with the money saved. it should really help with boot times and game loading times. put your apps, the os, and some games on the SSD and the rest on the hard drive


use the price listed in pcpartpicker for the CPU (179.99) and price match it at this site. save 3 bucks on shipping
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75434&vpn=BX80637I5333...
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February 24, 2013 11:35:39 PM

BravoBAM said:
I've had to use my laptop for pc gaming, but am now ready to invest in building a gaming pc. I've put together this setup and was wondering if anybody had any suggestions or if it's good to go. If there's anything that can be switched out to lower the cost, but still be just as good, that would be nice to know as well. Thank you in advance :) 

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FM4E


Seems like a good rig, but like TheBigTroll said, you really don't need an aftermarket heatsink unless you're overclocking. The one that comes with the CPU will be fine.
February 24, 2013 11:36:03 PM

take out that crap raidmax psu...get a antec or corsair 80+
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