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I'm building a computer for my friend and the person I usually bounce back builds off of is away so what do you think of this parts before I order them?

the $830 total goes over his budget of $30, but I'm spotting him the difference.

ASRock H61M-VS LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard


Intel Core i7-2600K

PNY 560ti

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212

CORSAIR Builder Series CX500

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB

Seagate Barracuda ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM

RAIDMAX Tornado


I know that 2500k's are a better deal and don't make a difference in gaming but just hear me out that there's going to be a 2600k in there instead.

He's mainly using this for Skyrim. I'll probably do a little overclocking on the CPU and GPU, but not so much as to lower the life of the chips too much. He doesn't plan on upgrading at all so more slots on the motherboard won't do any good.


The main thing I'm shaky is the motherboard and the powersupply, but I think they should be reliable enough?
Edited by nickkay - 8/8/11 at 12:19pm
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post #2 of 12
looks good
but I'd drop the i7 and get the 2500k and a better mobo
that mobo is pretty dang cheap looking
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yeah i'd swap it to an asus motherboard using the savings from going to 2500k option.
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post #4 of 12
You can't overclock a K Processor without a P67/Z68 motherboard...
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post #5 of 12
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The 2600k has to stay, don't ask why.

Would dropping the 560ti and going for a 6870/560 then getting a better motherboard be better? Though I do trust Asrock.

It has to fit the price.
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post #6 of 12
dont use that mobo.
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Originally Posted by nickkay View Post
The 2600k has to stay, don't ask why.

Would dropping the 560ti and going for a 6870/560 then getting a better motherboard be better? Though I do trust Asrock.

It has to fit the price.
If you want to overclock, then you must change the motherboard to a P67/Z68, or just switch the 2600K with a 2600.
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post #8 of 12
crappy mobo, not because of asrock, but because u cant even oc with h61 lol. i'd get an asrock p67 pro3 for a budget board, it works great.

Would have been a nice of build if you had a 2500k , then you could have gotten a nice mobo, and prob a more reliable case. (haf 912?)
Edited by KarmaWaffles - 8/8/11 at 12:31pm
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post #9 of 12
no point of buying "K" version with a motherboard that you can't even overclock with.
U need p67 or z68 to overclock that "k" processor
post #10 of 12
Umm why get the i7? Please explain

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