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post #1 of 8
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Looking at this build for LAN parties:

GPU: Inno3D GTX 550 Ti 1GB
CPU: i3 2100
Mobo: ASRock H61M-ITX
RAM: G.Skill F3-10600CL9D-4GBNT 4GB DDR3 (2x2)
PSU: Antec Neo Eco 450W
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB
Case: Lian Li PC-Q11 or Lian Li PC-Q08B

Links
GPU: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1201&products_id=19278
CPU: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=187_346_1184&products_id=16725
Mobo: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_1019&products_id=18192
RAM: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=186_538_913&products_id=13930
PSU: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=15_226&products_id=13454
SSD: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=210_902_1247&products_id=17684
Case: Lian Li PC-Q11: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25_1119&products_id=16066
Lian Li PC-Q08B: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=25_1119&products_id=14700

Planning to play SC2 and League of Legends, low-mid settings with a fluid framerate. No overclocking. M-ITX for easy transport in a bag with dimensions 410x230x300 mm.

The RAM looks pretty generic, is it OK?

Any suggestions or things I may have overlooked? Much appreciated.

Edit: Added PSU
Edited by grayfox99 - 2/5/12 at 7:46am
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post #2 of 8
Solid build but why Inno3D?
Oh it's the cheapest.
I'd go for a 6850 though:
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1163&products_id=18269
It's a bit better, and worth the $10.
Yes the RAM is OK.
Edited by csm725 - 2/5/12 at 8:21am
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post #3 of 8
I'd go with this 4gb set over the one you chose, though I'm sure what you found would probably be fine. For whatever reason, I prefer heatsinks on my DDR3 ram.

What's your budget, by the way? I think you'd really appreciate an upgrade to a 560 Ti if you could afford it.

EDIT: Go with csm725's recommendations for the 6850. I just looked at what you intend to do with this build, and a 6850 would be great.
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post #4 of 8
With an i3-2100 and a 6850, you could max out SC2 @ 1080p with fluid frame rates, so you should I no problems if you go for the parts that you chose, but instead of the 550, get a 6850...
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Thanks csm, jackofhearts, stinky. Ill take your advice onboard. Going for 6850 and Ripjaws ($3 extra for awesome heatsinks, I agree with you jack). + Can't believe I forgot the budget: $1000 all up (w/ mouse + mech kb). +rep all round smile.gif.
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I noticed you're only at $700 with all the things you posted in your original posts. Are you including peripherals, etc. in the budget too?
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Good to hear you're going mech. biggrin.gif
Leopolds are solid if you were wondering.
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post #8 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jackofhearts495 View Post

I noticed you're only at $700 with all the things you posted in your original posts. Are you including peripherals, etc. in the budget too?

Yup, peripherals and windows.
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Originally Posted by csm725 View Post

Good to hear you're going mech. biggrin.gif
Leopolds are solid if you were wondering.

I love mech! Thanks, will consider a Leopold smile.gif.
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