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Well im a noobie to building computers , this gonna be my 2nd computer im gonna build , my first build was 4 years ago...i made a LGA775 , yeah a very old socket compared to the new ones....

Well i read a lots of reviews of the news computer parts and i came to a conclusion

CPU - i7 2600k L1155
Motherboard - MSI Z68A-GD80
VGA - N580GTX Lightning 1536mb
Memory Ram - Corsair Dominator 16GB (4x4GB) PC3 10666
Power Supply - Corsair AX850 80PLUS Gold
CPU Cooler - Corsair H70
PC Case - NZXT Phantom Red
Driver - Piooner Blu-ray Disc / DVD / CD

Well i guess thats it , I need peoples opinions/advices on this new build
And yes im gonna use this computer for games

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 39
Hard Drive?

And you probably don't need an 850 watt power supply.
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Ouch forgot
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post #4 of 39
HD and the RAM is overkill, get half of that
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post #5 of 39
My only complaint is the PSU because it's major overkill. Other than that, this is one hell of a solid build!

Actually, I think I'd say 16GB of memory is major overkill too, however I'm hoping that you're going to be using all of it (after all, you have a 2600K).
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post #6 of 39
Also if you're only gaming save the money and only get a 2500k, won't matter in game at all.
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post #7 of 39
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Originally Posted by Scrappy View Post
Also if you're only gaming save the money and only get a 2500k, won't matter in game at all.
This.

The benefits of the 2600K only come to those who want to take advantage of the HyperThreading (like serious video encoding and whatnot). So if the most demanding use of your system will be gaming, then the 2500K is actually more than enough.
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Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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post #8 of 39
3tb as a main drive is not a good idea, go with like 3 1tb drives or 2 1tb's Spinpoint F3's
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post #9 of 39
dont need that much ram. and if you want you could try to go for the h100
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post #10 of 39
RAM and psu is overkill. Hdd go with a 1tb western digital caviar black SATA 6gb

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