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this is what i have in my cart i don't need a SSD hence why i have not got one in the cart xD
could i please get some advice on where i could improve this build and what i could ditch?
i would like to stat intel and nvidia. i have had problems with the red team D:

thanks again OCN biggrin.gif
post #2 of 12
You know - that build actually looks quite good. If you wanted to save some dollars you could likely drop that PSU down to a 500-550W smile.gif
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I like the build bro thumb.gif only things that i would change are the case and the cooler
get this as the case : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139016
the cooler : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106178
and id get the asus gtx 680 instead of the msi because it has better cooling solution

make these little adjustments and you would probably be pretty happy biggrin.gif
post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

You know - that build actually looks quite good. If you wanted to save some dollars you could likely drop that PSU down to a 500-550W smile.gif

Could but theres only like a $10 difference between the 500 and the 600 XD
and then i have head room for OC biggrin.gif

Thanks for the help
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Originally Posted by Abir View Post

I like the build bro thumb.gif only things that i would change are the case and the cooler
get this as the case : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139016
the cooler : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106178
and id get the asus gtx 680 instead of the msi because it has better cooling solution
make these little adjustments and you would probably be pretty happy biggrin.gif

The slight problem being D:
the cooler isnt stocked where im getting my parts from and neither is the case D;
post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by Grim01 View Post

Could but theres only like a $10 difference between the 500 and the 600 XD
and then i have head room for OC biggrin.gif
Thanks for the help

Really now? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182262

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No but that Corsair unit will be fine and yes there is some OC room.
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post #7 of 12
Why aren't you buying an SSD?

Otherwise, go for that capstone tompsonn recommended
post #8 of 12
If it were me I would trade down to a GTX670 and use the extra money on a nicer case and an SSD to run the O/S. Nobody *needs* the difference between a GTX670 and GTX680 - it's pure epeen. The GTX670 gives you 95% of the statistical performance, and in the real world you'll not notice the difference worthy of the increase in price. And nobody *needs* an SSD to run their operating system off, but it is one of the most impressive performance jumps one can make (if you've not done it before), and I will NEVER go back.

Also I would trade out the Corsair RAM for Samsung 30nm chips (with a small overclock on them) - I recently did this and couldn't be happier. The system feels faster, more stable and so forth. The old corsair RAM was Prime95 and Memtest stable, but never responded well and didn't play nicely with my CPU's IMC.

Also a GOOD 500watt PSU is more than capable of handling a maxed out OC on an i5 3570k and a GTX670. Better off getting a slightly lower powered PSU with a higher 80-plus rating and modular design for storing cables, which impeed airflow and thus overclocking potential (and component lifetime theoretically), which is why I suggest a bigger, nicer case with more airflow and cable storage room.

All that said, the build is wonderfully balanced as it stands, and you can't go wrong with it in it's current form. However, I think you can improve ever so slightly thumb.gif
post #9 of 12
might want to email asrock to see if that memory is supported. I didn't see it on the list

Not that it won't work, but.........
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by magic8192 View Post

might want to email asrock to see if that memory is supported. I didn't see it on the list
Not that it won't work, but.........

It'll work with anything DDR3
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