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October 9, 2013 9:19:59 PM

Hello all, just thought I would need some feedback on a desktop I am currently planning on building. I tested each part for compatibilty on pcpartpicker, but I would like to know if what I have is adequet or if there's anything i can do without. I plan on using this computer mostly for gaming, but also music production, and everyday word processing (In College).

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($289.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.98 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI Mini ITX LGA1155 Motherboard ($128.57 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Sandisk Extreme 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Newegg)
Case: BitFenix Prodigy (Green) Mini ITX Tower Case ($109.58 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: BitFenix Spectre PWM LED 51.3 CFM 120mm Fan ($12.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($104.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1434.04

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a c 228 å Intel
October 10, 2013 4:00:28 PM

Looks good, have you checked if the EVO will fit in the case? Not sure of Dimensions
October 11, 2013 10:25:11 AM

Tradesman1 said:
Looks good, have you checked if the EVO will fit in the case? Not sure of Dimensions


I have seen quite a few builds with people using the EVO in that case, and I don't if I mentioned it, but I will be using a Bitfenix Recon Fan controller in place of an optical drive. Also, the two storages will be at the bottom near the PSU, so nothing should be in the way.
a c 228 å Intel
October 11, 2013 1:15:56 PM

Sounds like you have it all planned ;)  let us know how it goes !
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