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What do you think of this ~$800-ish build?

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March 5, 2013 11:23:04 PM

Hi all,
I am new here. I am going to build a PC for the first time in years and wanted to pick your brains. What do you think of this build?

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HNno
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HNno/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/HNno/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.49 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($283.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $825.42
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-05 20:22 EST-0500)

Thanks in advance!

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March 5, 2013 11:27:39 PM

This looks pretty good, but you don't need a 650 watt psu unless you are going to do sli. 500 will do fine.
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March 5, 2013 11:28:02 PM

Hi, made it cheaper.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($188.79 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($84.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($49.30 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.49 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($258.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $755.09
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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March 5, 2013 11:29:30 PM

thanks, I didn't realize that 500w would do. I won't be adding another gpu
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March 5, 2013 11:39:40 PM

cleanfan said:
thanks, I didn't realize that 500w would do. I won't be adding another gpu


Just make sure it is 80 plus bronze certified or better.
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March 7, 2013 12:02:02 PM

Best answer selected by cleanfan.
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March 10, 2013 12:42:13 AM

Thanks for all of the help, I am waiting for my mobo, memory and chassis and will be ready to rock!
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