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Overclocking your GPU is the easiest thing in the world.



You adjust those sliders in small increments and then run Furmark/some other stress testing program to test stability/temps, and stop upping the sliders (or increase fan speed) when temps get too high for your liking or when you start artifacting/crashing, then move them back a little bit.

I would go for a 580 at that resolution, but I personally prefer maxing everything out without even considering if I'll have FPS issues. If you don't mind dropping a setting here or there, the 570 will be fine.
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I would get an AMD CPU ...just kidding looks good
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I never overclocked anything in my life so I'm just a little bit scared to mess with $500 video card if you know what I mean.
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instead of the corsair tx, go with the corsair ax 850 - gold.

i'd skip the dvd and get a blu ray player. also why not get the haf-x. I would hold off on the ssd until ocz revodrive 3 is released, probably in a month or two.
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instead of the corsair tx, go with the corsair ax 850 - gold.

i'd skip the dvd and get a blu ray player. also why not get the haf-x. I would hold off on the ssd until ocz revodrive 3 is released, probably in a month or two.
I would recommend going with the AX series as well, but the 750 should be more than enough.

And I wouldn't bother with a Blu-Ray player unless you plan on using your computer for multimedia purposes and actually buying or renting Blu-Rays.

And I don't think the RevoDrive is in his price range.
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