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post #1 of 10
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Planning to do my first build with these components somewhere august.
I'm bit scared on doing but every one says just do it


Case;Coolermaster Haf x
Mobo; P8P67 Pro
RAM; Corsair XMS3 8gb 1600mhz
CPU; 2500k (planning to oc)
CPU Cooler; NH D14
GPU; EVGA GTX 570 SC
PSU; HX 750
HDD; Seagate barracuda 7200 rpm 1 tb
DVD; LG super Multi dvd rw sata

I'm i good to go in august with this build, any suggestions for my build.

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 10
Should be a good computer I think. SSDs are nice if you have the extra money.
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post #3 of 10
Go with a Samsung F3 1TB for storage; fast and reliable. And why not chuck in an SSD for your OS/programs? Will make stuff load a lot faster.
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post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by neonraver View Post
Go with a Samsung F3 1TB for storage; fast and reliable. And why not chuck in an SSD for your OS/programs? Will make stuff load a lot faster.
This^

Also, on the topic of overclocking your 2500k, I've got friends who have reached 4-4.3GHz @ 1.152v on stock cooling. I hope that shows how easy it is
post #5 of 10
your PSU is way too much juice unless you plan on adding another GPU in the near future.

Also, HAF x on sale on their website for 130 dollars (70 off) if you buy it soon. go check the OCN online deals section for info. there'a 20% off code on that page too.
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OCZ Vertex2 Extended 120, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LITEON 24x Internal DVD/CD Writer Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit 
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OCZ Vertex2 Extended 120, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LITEON 24x Internal DVD/CD Writer Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit 
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Samsung XL2370 LED Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 Brown Keys, IBM Model M XFX 750W Black Edition HAF 932 Black Edition 
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post #6 of 10
Thread Starter 
Still planning to go SLI in the near future. I can't purchase on vacation , i come back in august XD.

Taking the advice on the spinpoint F3 cost me less then the seagate.

Will wait on SSD, can't afford buying this now will do in the future and nvr look back.

SSD is yet the prove it self on the market as replacement for HDD, it will just giving it some time the prices will go down eventually.

Also taking EVGA GTX 580 as i can afford it and still stay in budget.

With that in mind (GTX 580), Do i still need higher psu if i would go sli gtx 580
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post #7 of 10
You may need a stronger PSU for taking 580s in SLI, yes. Especially if overclocking.

But, you could probably get away with the 750W PSU with two 580s. With that cooler, you'll have PLENTY of room for overclocking. That's regarded as one of the best CPU coolers.

Good luck
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post #8 of 10
are you getting the 10% off evga gtx 580?
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OCZ Vertex2 Extended 120, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LITEON 24x Internal DVD/CD Writer Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit 
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Samsung XL2370 LED Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 Brown Keys, IBM Model M XFX 750W Black Edition HAF 932 Black Edition 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
OCZ Vertex2 Extended 120, Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB LITEON 24x Internal DVD/CD Writer Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung XL2370 LED Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 Brown Keys, IBM Model M XFX 750W Black Edition HAF 932 Black Edition 
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by themedesign View Post

Also taking EVGA GTX 580 as i can afford it and still stay in budget.

With that in mind (GTX 580), Do i still need higher psu if i would go sli gtx 580
I'd say yes for the sake of headroom. The Corsair AX850 or HX850 will do. Silverstone ST85F-P 850W or Strider 850W gets an honorable mention as well.
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post #10 of 10
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i can get the gtx 580 for 409 euro's that is, dont know how much it is in dollars.

Will be getting the 850w HX corsair just for the headroom and further uprgrading trough out the year.
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I5 2500K p8p67 pro Evga Gtx 580 G Skill Ripjaws x 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 650gb/ 1TB Asus quietrack Windows 7 64 bit iiyama 22" 
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G15 Corsair 850w Haf x G5 
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Wood 
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I5 2500K p8p67 pro Evga Gtx 580 G Skill Ripjaws x 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 650gb/ 1TB Asus quietrack Windows 7 64 bit iiyama 22" 
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