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April 2, 2013 10:23:10 PM

Hi as the title explains i need advise.

Here are my specs:http://secure.newegg.com/Shopping/ShoppingCartPrintVers...

As you may have noticed i haven't included a monitor, the reason behind that is because i'm still in question about 3D and if it is truly worth it, And if it is i, what monitor do you suggest. I will also be needing to change my graphics card if 3D is worth it, i have been looking at the 680 and the 670. What card do you prefer and what model of that card.

All opinions are accepted, please share.

Thanks

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April 2, 2013 10:41:10 PM

Could you maybe copy and paste the parts list, or take a screenshot? We can't view your shopping cart since it's tailored to your account.

A 3D monitor is basically any monitor that has a 120Hz refresh rate. You can view 3D or smoother 2D. If you have the money to spare, I would recommend it, but it isn't an essential upgrade.
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April 2, 2013 10:45:05 PM

yeah I only see my shopping cart :p 

3D is still mostly a gimmick IMO
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April 2, 2013 10:54:13 PM

Oh shoot sorry, here is what i got. And movin back to the 3D i have been reading reviews and forum but i still cant decide, some people say its gimmicky and some say its awesome. Im torn :??: 

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Rosewill THOR V2-White Edition, THOR V2-W Gaming ATX Full Tower Computer Case, support up to E-ATX / XL-ATX, come with Four ...
Item #: N82E16811147158
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$30.00 Instant
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ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Item #: N82E16827135204
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy


$19.99
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Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136533
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy


$89.99
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CORSAIR HX series HX650 650W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817139012
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$20.00 Instant
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$139.99
$119.99
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CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9
Item #: N82E16820233144
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy


$64.99
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ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813157293
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy


$134.99
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Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K
Item #: N82E16819116504
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant


$229.99
$219.99
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Newegg Promotional Gift Card - $10.00
Item #: N82E168GC000001
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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
Item #: N82E16832116986
Return Policy: Software Standard Return Policy


$99.99
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SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD128BW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
Item #: N82E16820147192
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant


$149.99
$139.99
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SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100351VXSR Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support ...
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$459.99
$439.99
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AMD Gift coupon: Crysis 3 + Bioshock Inf.
Item #: N82E16800995145
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
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April 2, 2013 11:15:47 PM

I would also add a cooler master hyper 212 evo to your build. Really helps with the overclock.
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April 2, 2013 11:22:41 PM

3570k with 212 EVO
ASUS v LK which I prefer over the Extreme4 (better power delivery)
Blues are the same speed as blacks, just shorter warranty
Cheaper but still fast SSD
Cheaper but nice case
XFX seasonic made PSU, still modular
Nice 1080p LED+IPS 5ms 23" 60hz
Cheaper faster ram that is still great quality

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($47.98 @ Amazon)
Storage: Sandisk Extreme 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card ($425.91 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($93.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1455.75
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 02:21 EDT-0400)

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April 2, 2013 11:25:16 PM

Great so ill look into all you suggestion. Does you have any opinions on the 3D and if it is worth the extra change
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April 2, 2013 11:29:53 PM

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Great so ill look into all you suggestion. Does you have any opinions on the 3D and if it is worth the extra change


See if you can find a store and go in to see some 3D game demo or something like that and decide for yourself.

I tried it and it was pretty meh IMO. Games need to be designed around 3D for best usage. Also don't like most 3D movies :p 
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April 2, 2013 11:33:15 PM

stickmansam said:
IMASHERIFF said:
Great so ill look into all you suggestion. Does you have any opinions on the 3D and if it is worth the extra change


See if you can find a store and go in to see some 3D game demo or something like that and decide for yourself.

I tried it and it was pretty meh IMO. Games need to be designed around 3D for best usage. Also don't like most 3D movies :p 


Ya i tryed to but i couldn't find a store that had some display models. Do you know of any?
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April 2, 2013 11:35:10 PM

I've up in Canada so nope :p 

Best Buy might have a 3D gaming display or just a triple screen one, depends
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April 2, 2013 11:39:17 PM

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I've up in Canada so nope :p 

Best Buy might have a 3D gaming display or just a triple screen one, depends


ya that what i thought too but nope they dident (so disappointing:no: )

Ill keep looking and thanks for the build advise, it really helped:D 
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April 2, 2013 11:44:39 PM

Good luck and have fun with it :) 
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