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After years of sticking video cards in pre builts, I decided to build my own gaming rig. Finally set everything up last night and I'm extremely satisfied. Anyways, here are my components. Any and all criticism is welcome, I'm fairly new to all this. Is my PSU sufficient? No SSD yet and I do plant to Crossfire sometime soon.

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...m%20PHAN-002OR

CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072

CPU Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181015

GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161373

MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157229

RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231416

PSU: Corsair 650w

HDD: 1TB Black Caviar.
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i5 2500k ASRock P67 EXTREME4 HIS HD6950 G.SKILL Sniper 8GB 
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bad request on the links ?
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Yep, bad links...
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post #5 of 16
Go with this motherboard has a nice combo with the 2500k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.660242

Also I would go with this case/psu and video card in a combo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.719825
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250gb Western Digital Caviar Blue Patriot Torqx 2 32GB SSD Sony DVD/RW Drive (CPU) Stock 
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Windows 7 64-bit Acer P216HV 21.5in + x2 Acer A221HQV Microsoft Sidewinder x6 730W Raidmax 
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250gb Western Digital Caviar Blue Patriot Torqx 2 32GB SSD Sony DVD/RW Drive (CPU) Stock 
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post #6 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by th3m3rc View Post
Go with this motherboard has a nice combo with the 2500k
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.660242

Also I would go with this case/psu and video card in a combo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.719825
Little late for that, everything is bought and built.
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Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600. 22" HP w2207h Logitech G15 
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post #7 of 16
Looks pretty awesome, dude. I like the case. Good job on your first build.
post #8 of 16
7.5/10

8/10 if better cooler
9/10 if SSD
10/10 if SSD/2GB 6950


Very nice build Doomsong
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Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
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Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
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Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
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Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
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post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jagz View Post
7.5/10

8/10 if better cooler
9/10 if SSD
10/10 if SSD/2GB 6950


Very nice build Doomsong
Which cooler would you recommend?
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i5 2500k ASRock P67 EXTREME4 HIS HD6950 G.SKILL Sniper 8GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600. 22" HP w2207h Logitech G15 
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Corsair 650w NZXT Phantom Razer Diamondback 
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i5 2500k ASRock P67 EXTREME4 HIS HD6950 G.SKILL Sniper 8GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600. 22" HP w2207h Logitech G15 
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Doomsong83 View Post
Which cooler would you recommend?
H60's small and looks tidy, but I prefer huge quiet air coolers

Just personal preference (NH-D14 ofcourse xD)
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
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#2 PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 6600k MSI Gaming Z170A EVGA GTX 980 Classified Crucial Ballistix Tactical (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2666 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Pro 950 Cryorig H7 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 CrossOver 2560x1440 IPS 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Rosewill Capstone 550-M Phanteks Enthoo Pro RAZER Abyssus Mirror Special Edition XTRAC Ripper 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Asus Xonar Essence STX Dayton Audio B652 Lepai Tripath Class-T Hi-Fi Audio Mini Amplifier 8 Inch 60-Watt Powered Subwoofer 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel q9300 Intel DP45SG MSI TFII GTX 660 Corsair Dominator 1333 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force 3 90gb Deepcool Gammaxx 300 Windows 7 Samsung SyncMaster 932bw 
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Dell Rosewill Lightning 800w CM Stryker Dell 
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