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Hey Guys, I am building a Budget Enthusiast computer for my brother and was wondering if this is a good setup. I may get another 570 at a later date.


Case:Coolermaster Storm Enforcer
CPU: i5 2500K
Motherboard: P8Z68-V-PRO
PSU:CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gold 800W
GPU:EVGA GTX 570 (1 to start 2nd maybe birthday)
Ram:G.Skill Ripjaws F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB WD1002FAEX
CD Drive:Samsung Blu-ray DVD Combo Drive
Windows: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit with SP1 OEM

What do you think?

~Water Cooled
    
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post #2 of 13
You wont get rads in the roof of the case. the mobo is too high up. If you want something that is out of the box ready for watercooling then have a look at the HAF 932.

And grab a Corsair PSU if you can.
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I was just going to use the stock cooler, he doesn't know shiz about computers. tongue.gif

And I thought the power supply I had was pretty good?
    
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post #4 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Water Cooled;15327927 
I was just going to use the stock cooler, he doesn't know shiz about computers. tongue.gif

And I thought the power supply I had was pretty good?

It's a decent unit. AndrewMchugh is just a Corsair fanboy.tongue.gif

Where do you shop? There may be something better for the price.
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post #5 of 13
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Well, If he can find me a good, cheap Corsair modular PSU I might consider it. smile.gif

I shop from www.pccasegear.com
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Water Cooled;15327961 
Well, If he can find me a good, cheap Corsair modular PSU I might consider it. smile.gif

I shop from www.pccasegear.com

Alright do you plan on OC?

Edit: What about folding/BOINC?
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post #7 of 13
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Possibly, if I do end up doing it; it will only be mild.

If you have any other suggestions feel free to post them!

EDIT: No folding or BIONIC, just gaming, web & school work.
Edited by Water Cooled - 10/16/11 at 2:26am
    
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16gb 2133mhz G.Skill Sniper  Kingston SSD Western Digital R4 Seagate Barracuda 
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Logitech G400 Steelseries QCK Schiit Magni Schiit Modi 
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Hifiman HE-400 
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CoolingOSOSOS
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
What do you think?

~Water Cooled

Lol, sorry ~Water Cooled is ur name but becuase it was writen I was assuming that you wanted it watercoooled.
Quote:
Originally Posted by nbmjhk6;15327949 
It's a decent unit. AndrewMchugh is just a Corsair fanboy.tongue.gif

Where do you shop? There may be something better for the price.

No, they are just one of the top manufactures and CM aint.
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post #10 of 13
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Will 700w be enough to add another 570 at a later date?

@andrewmchugh xD
    
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