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Thinking of building a smaller rig for me to bring around.

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So I'm thinking of building a smaller rig (look at my sig rig, much to big to bring to lan parties) and this is what I'm thinking of:

Case: Thermaltake Armor A30
Motherboard: Maximus IV Gene-Z
CPU: i5-2500k
GFX Card: NGTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II
Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB
Memory: something along the lines of Ripjaws X or Vengeance Blue
CPU Cooler: Scythe Shuriken (dunno which one yet)
PSU: OCZ ModXStream 600W Modular
Keyboard: Das Ultimate S Silent

I already have thermal paste and other stuff from my earlier build, so that's not needed.
What do you guys think about this?
post #2 of 8
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PSU: OCZ ModXStream 600W Modular
Do not like.

Pick up a Seasonic PSU of you can (Corsair/xfx/antec)
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Yup, get a Corsair. Anything in the TX/RX range.
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Alright, ill go with that. I wasn't too sure of that PSU anyways, just that its price is pretty low. By the way, is 600w enough? or will 550w give me enough headroom for a little bit of overclocking?
post #5 of 8
A) Why not go ITX and make it really portable?

B) 450W would be great. Check PSUcalc here.
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post #6 of 8
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I'm sticking with the mATX as my friend has a spare of one of those cases, which he's giving to me for only 45$

EDIT: about the PSU's, im gonna go with the corsair TX650M modular because its only 5$ more than the 550w model.
Edited by AznRage - 10/23/11 at 11:24am
post #7 of 8
SG05 450 for $110 . That's case and PSU for the same price as the TX650M. Of course, the PSU isn't nearly as good, I just really love ITX builds.
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The thing is, I may be tempted to get another GTX 560 once the price drops, and then an ITX build won't cut it xD
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