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post #1 of 16
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What do you guys think? I will add the actual link but will list the parts here

CPU- Intel Core i7-2600K

PSU-Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-750W

GPU-MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 570

RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

CASE-COOLER MASTER Storm Scout Mid Tower Case

CPU COOLER-Thermaltake Frio

OPTICAL DRIVE-LG Black 12X BD-R with LightScribe

HDD-SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM

MOTHERBOARD-MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67


I already have a keyboard, speakers, monitor, and mouse

Here is the link- http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=24898748

Also, I don't plan on using water cooling or buying an SSD which is not in my budget nor do I care much for.

Would be great to hear what you guys think. Thanks
Edited by Mikevs - 10/17/11 at 11:01pm
post #2 of 16
Looks good to me If its mostly for gaming, the i5 2500k is almost the same performance I think, you could save a bit of cash and put it towards something else like graphics card or better motherboard if you plan to OC. (not that I'm saying your motherboard is bad, I don't really know much about it!)
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post #3 of 16
The build looks pretty solid but I would add a 64GB Crucial M4 SSD for the OS.
    
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post #4 of 16
looks pretty sweet,

id thing id change is the case, with that MASSIVE cooler im assuming your going to be OC'ing on air, so id be looking at a case with better airflow. If your budget constrained, id get a CM 690 II and fill up all the fan spots (much better airflow than the storm enforcer). If your not worried about budget, then id be looking at the silverstone raven rv02, coolermaster HAFX, Corsair 600T (with the 4X120mm fans side panel) or the antec 1200 V3
    
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post #5 of 16
Friend did almost exact same setup through Microcenter with a Z68 gygabyte board and 16GB ram for $790 + he has almost $100 in rebates coming back. The Processor was $279 and Mobo was $60 (bundled)

either way, its an awesome setup.. K processor and Z68 will be my next upgrade when i get the money to do so (i3 is doing just fine for now)
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post #6 of 16
I would downgrade to a 2500K and get a better case and/or a small SSD (64GB Crucial M4 = beast).
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post #7 of 16
If you are only getting one GPU, you could just get the TX650 by Corsair, save 30$ and like snowmen said get a 2500K and save 100$.

Just my opinion, but get a H50 for a CPU cooler.
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post #8 of 16
I would drop the 850 PSU to a TX650/750 unless you play to go SLI, go with the i5-2500k, and possibly get a different case.
One case I'd recommend is the Xigmatek Elysium. As for the cpu cooler, any of the corsair or antec water coolers are really and not too expensive if you grab a H60 or something. I also have a Crucial M4 SSD and I totally recommend it. Boots windows 7 pro in about 8-10 seconds.
    
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I do not really see using an SSD right now since I want to run everything on one HDD. If SSD's were under 200 dollars for over 500GB I would get one but its nearly 800 dollars. Plus if its only for a boot drive it is not much use for me. I currently use a standard HDD and even with older hardware, my computer boots up in under 20 seconds and games run smoothly.

Plus, I really like the 2600K I rather get the best for the money right now Except I wont spend 500, or 1000 dollars for Intel's 6 core cpu's

Also for the power supply, I want it to be reliable and I was looking at the 750's and 650,s and the majority of the high rated ones are just as much as this one or more. So basically I got 100 extra watts for nothing to less which is great if I plan to do SLI in the future.
Edited by Mikevs - 10/15/11 at 6:33pm
post #10 of 16
id say save your money for a gtx 580. the gtx 460 will do fine for a temp solution
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