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This is my first time build, so please, I need some feedback

Motherboard: P8Z68 Deluxe

CPU: Intel i7 2700k

GPU: GeForce GTX 570

Memory: Corsair 4x4gb Vengeance

HD: 2 tb hard drive 7200 rpm WD Caviar Green

PSU: 750W 80-plus certified corsair enthusiast series

Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1

Case: NZXT crafted ATX full tower steel chassis - phantom white

Monitor: 24 inch LED ViewSonic VX2450WM-LED

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate (getting it pirated)

Drive: ASUS Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Drive Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
post #2 of 10
Looks good to me, if you are gaming you may want to consider changing to a 2500k with a 580. HyperThreading is not used in games so it won't offer you anything.

Couple of things.
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HD: 2 tb hard drive 7200 rpm WD Caviar Green
Either go for WD Caviar Blacks or Samsung f3's. (Greens are not good for OS drives, since they are low performance/low power/heat drives)
Edited by andrewmchugh - 10/27/11 at 1:37pm
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Looks good to me, if you are gaming you may what to consider changing to a 2500k with a 580.

Couple of things.


Either go for Blacks or Samsung f3. Greens are not good for OS drives.
^^ This. wait a couple of weeks for the HDD prices to drop and the F3 to come back in stock.

and I would recommend this mobo if hurting on cash for other parts, it is a very good one none-the-less. You do not need a Z68 mobo, a P67 mobo will be plenty since you are not using onboard graphics.
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/27/11 at 1:49pm
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Looks good to me, if you are gaming you may want to consider changing to a 2500k with a 580. HyperThreading is not used in games so it won't offer you anything.
Thanks for the feedback! I'm also doing a lot of heavy video editing, so it may be useful for when I work with Adobe AF, Premiere and a browser at the same time.
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Looks good minus the hard drive. Definitely pick up a Black instead of Green.
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Hopefully you already have the hard drives. Its going to be a lot longer then 2 weeks before prices drop.

A small ssd for your os like the crucial m4 would really make that thing fly.

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So why did the prices jump on HDD's? I was noticing this yesterday.

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This is my first time build, so please, I need some feedback

Motherboard: P8Z68 Deluxe

CPU: Intel i7 2700k

GPU: GeForce GTX 570

Memory: Corsair 4x4gb Vengeance

HD: 2 tb hard drive 7200 rpm WD Caviar Green

PSU: 750W 80-plus certified corsair enthusiast series

Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1

Case: NZXT crafted ATX full tower steel chassis - phantom white

Monitor: 24 inch LED ViewSonic VX2450WM-LED

OS: Windows 7 Ultimate (getting it pirated)

Drive: ASUS Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Drive Model BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
get evga gtx570 classified,the highest clocked gtx570 in the market,
for the psu,go with corsair ax750/seasonic x750,
nzxt phantom is a great pc case,try to get the white with red stripes model.
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get evga gtx570 classified,the highest clocked gtx570 in the market,
for the psu,go with corsair ax750/seasonic x750,
nzxt phantom is a great pc case,try to get the white with red stripes model.
my insides are fighting over which is best: white with black and blue LEDs or white with red and red LEDs
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my insides are fighting over which is best: white with black and blue LEDs or white with red and red LEDs
I like the white with blue, which I have. Its of course just a matter of taste though. I'm not big into red. Plenty of red/black boards that would look great in that case though.
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