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Thread Starter 
Hey guys i didnt know were else to post this so please dont get mad anyway:

Case: Antec 300 Midtower ( What do you reckon).
CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k ( OC to 4.5Ghz); Corsair A50 High Performance CPU Cooler
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws-X 8G Kit(4Gx2) DDR3 2133 F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL
Graphic Card: Gigabyte gtx 560ti 1gb
Power Supply: COOLER MASTER GX 80+ BRONZE 750w- Power Supply ( IS THIS ENOUGH)
MotherBoard: GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3
Internal Hard drive: TB
CD/DVD ROM.
post #2 of 8
depending on what this build is for (gaming) i would get some 1600mhz ram (rendering ect) keep current
psu will be fine
cooler will be good for 4.5-4.9ghz depending on ambient temps
case i would go for something better as the 300 dont have any cable management holes which will restrict airflow and from what ive heard they seem cheap.

gpu go for a msi atleast i went for a gigabyte 560ti and it was nothing but trouble

also welcome to ocn
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post #3 of 8
g'day mate that will turn out to be a nice build but i was just wondering what the capacity of your hard drive will be because you have not listed it also your power supply is MORE than enough for this build you should get a 600w from cooler master of corsair or even a 650w 750 would be enough for 2 gtx 560ti's in SLI lol
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post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the help , well the thing is the price difference between 650 and 750 is 10 dollars which isnt worth loosing so might as well get the 750 and im not sure about hd looking for a cheap 1TB. And btw
1) would you recommend getting a 580 graphic card or sli 560 ti
2) Does getting ASUS or GIGABYTE for graphic card make a major difference.
3) Is the motherboard good or would recommend something else

thanks.
post #5 of 8
I had originally decided to get the motherboard you are getting, but changed my mind after I heard about the boot loop issues that a lot of people were having. You won't find a motherboard from any manufacturer, that all their boards are issue free of course. I finally went with a board (in my sig.) that seemed to have
the lowest percentage of them, with the features and price I wanted. It is currently about 30 dollars more than the one you are looking at however.
    
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Corsair Vengeance lp 8GB 2x4 1600mhz Samsung spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Thermalright Archon 
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Corsair Vengeance lp 8GB 2x4 1600mhz Samsung spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Thermalright Archon 
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post #6 of 8
Everything looks good except for that case. Cable management is horrible. I would recomend NZXT 220 or a CM 692. Theyhave a lot better features for about the same amount of money.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146083

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119216
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I had originally decided to get the motherboard you are getting, but changed my mind after I heard about the boot loop issues that a lot of people were having. g.gif
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Skip the antec case the quality of their cases are good but cable mangment etc is horrible. I had a Antec 193 and it was horrible. No room for cables and a big bulging sidefan made it impossible to place radiators inside the chassi. Cables ended up as i big bundle ruining airflow and the radiators had to be mounted on the outside making the tubes to long ruining waterflow
 
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