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First off I know I do not need 8gb or ram, but I plan on doing a lot of minecraft things etc.

Also I am going to put the full name and the links to the products if you want to check it out. I do not have any combos right now. I will find them once I am done with this. Thank you.

HP 24X Multiformat DVD Writer Black SATA Model 1260i
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827140042


COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119197

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152185

ASUS VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor w/Speakers 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236117

EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1572-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130595

Antec TruePower New TP-550 550W Continuous Power
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371020

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231428

ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131753

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

Thank you. Suggestions are welcomed!
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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I would go with a larger power supply. 600-750w IMO. Don't want to put to much stress on the power supply it will shorten the life.
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Wouldnt a good quality power supply be the same as a bad quality higher one?
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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Regular Keyboard CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 65 HAF 922 Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse 
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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post #4 of 24
No reason to buy a bad quality higher one if you going to move up .
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post #5 of 24
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Any suggestions on power supply? Also does the mobo look good to you? Since it is Z it can do both Processor and video editing correct overclocking
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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post #6 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by StepBack View Post
I would go with a larger power supply. 600-750w IMO. Don't want to put to much stress on the power supply it will shorten the life.
I don't think this is correct. If you're putting so much stress on a PSU that it would shorten its life, I would expect brownouts.

That being said, if he ever plans on getting a second 570 for SLI, he will need a 750.
    
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post #7 of 24
Don't buy the cpu from Newegg. Use the discount code in the Online Deals section and buy it from Ewiz.
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post #8 of 24
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care to link me?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k (Stock) Asrock p67 Extreme4 EVGA Gtx 570 Superclocked G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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Regular Keyboard CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 (CMPSU-650HX) 65 HAF 922 Logitech G500 Gaming Mouse 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM ASUS x24 Disk Drive Windows 7 64 bit Professional ASUS VH238H Black 23" 
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by kDubya View Post
I don't think this is correct. If you're putting so much stress on a PSU that it would shorten its life, I would expect brownouts.

That being said, if he ever plans on getting a second 570 for SLI, he will need a 750.

Sure it could cause brownout's. But PSU's degrade over time, skirting buy with just enough to run your system; maybe not enough under full loads could be causing stress to that PSU which may cause it to degrade faster hence shorten it's life. At least form what I understand.
Edited by StepBack - 7/26/11 at 1:27pm
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post #10 of 24
Sorry, it appears the discount code expired on Sunday night at midnight. If you're not buying today, keep an eye out because last time they put out a new code within a few days. Last two codes were ICECREAM and CHAMPS.
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Intel 2500k Asus P8P67 Galaxy GTX580 8GB G Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 80 gb SSD, Raptor 150 Windows 7 Home Premium 24" Samsung LCD Saitek Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouse
PCP&C 750W Antec P180 Logitech MX-510 blue 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k Asus P8P67 Galaxy GTX580 8GB G Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Intel 80 gb SSD, Raptor 150 Windows 7 Home Premium 24" Samsung LCD Saitek Eclipse 
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