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Suggestions, first build

Last response: in Systems
March 7, 2013 5:47:22 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: this week

Budget Range: 1000-1250

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon, microcenter

Location: Boston MA

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Any part change recommendations? Is the SSD worth it?

intel i5 3750k $303 MICROCENTER
asrock z77 extreme BUNDLE

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO $30 newegg

corsair vengence 8gb RAM $55 newegg

toshiba 1TB 7200 RPM HDD $64 microcenter

Sapphire Radeon 7950 3gb $270 newegg

Storm Enforcer ATX Mid case $80 newegg

Corsair enthusiast 650W $80 newegg

Asus optical drive $18 newegg

Windows 7 $91 amazon

Asus 23" VH236H monitor $158 newegg

Samsung 120gb SSD $95 amazon

Total : $1244 (includes all tax)

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March 8, 2013 1:07:35 AM

You don't need a 650w psu. A 550w-600w will do fine for overclocking. Everything else looks good.

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March 8, 2013 3:10:53 AM

Everything looks good to me, I say go for it.
March 8, 2013 11:43:56 AM

Best answer selected by koopachalupa.