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I may change my mind on the Z77N-Wifi.
    
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I may change my mind on the Z77N-Wifi.

Here are four more choices...
But the Gigabyte is a lot cheaper (by around 40-50%) than the others...
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post #14 of 62
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Hi bluedevil,

This is what I would suggest as a discussion basis:

Case Silverstone Sugo SG05 / PSU 450W
Motherboard Asrock Z77E-ITX
CPU Intel i5 3570k
Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer
RAM 2x 4GB DDR3 @ 1600MHz
GPU Geforce GTX 670 2GB
128GB SSD 2.5"
1TB HDD 2.5"

Dunno how much that will cost you were you live, I guess the $900 limit has already been reached, without the monitor and the OS... rolleyes.gif
To reduce costs, you could keep the intel stock cooler and maybe choose a cheaper GPU card according to your budget. Or even take a 64GB SSD if you don't plan on installing too many programs/games.

Did you steal my rig bro? lol...


btw, I dont really feel great suggesting the asrock anymore as mine died twice and other people have had problems with it, I have the msi z77ia e53 now and it's good, but no offset voltage overclocking if you care.
 
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Did you steal my rig bro? lol...


btw, I dont really feel great suggesting the asrock anymore as mine died twice and other people have had problems with it, I have the msi z77ia e53 now and it's good, but no offset voltage overclocking if you care.
jeez I really don't want to spend $200 on a mobo.
Edited by bluedevil - 3/8/13 at 9:31am
    
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jeez I really don't want to spend $200 on a mono.
It's 140-150 depending on where you find it

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130673

Comes with wifi and bluetooth also.
 
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I would recommend the Gigabyte GA-H77N-WIFI. All the same features of its larger brother. You save about $15 ($105 vs $120). That's if you don't care about overclocking.

With Haswell coming out soon, I don't really think that looking at this for the long run matters. If you really want to get a chip that can overclock and do all that, I'd wait until Haswell drops and people are trying to get rid of their old 1155 chips. I'm sure it'll be the same situation for the boards. Just my 2cents.gif.

Even some of the lowest end i5 chips will be able to handle the GTX 670 so there is that too. This is a good review to show you how CPUs stack up with each other in gaming.

I guess the biggest question is how long you want to keep this rig and whether or not you're going to gradually upgrade it.
     
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I would recommend the Gigabyte GA-H77N-WIFI. All the same features of its larger brother. You save about $15 ($105 vs $120). That's if you don't care about overclocking.

With Haswell coming out soon, I don't really think that looking at this for the long run matters. If you really want to get a chip that can overclock and do all that, I'd wait until Haswell drops and people are trying to get rid of their old 1155 chips. I'm sure it'll be the same situation for the boards. Just my 2cents.gif.

Even some of the lowest end i5 chips will be able to handle the GTX 670 so there is that too. This is a good review to show you how CPUs stack up with each other in gaming.

I guess the biggest question is how long you want to keep this rig and whether or not you're going to gradually upgrade it.

When is that?
    
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I was having a lazy today but I will be more than willing to help but I need a list of what you are interested in

Only amd mini itx are FM2 and FM1 which isnt great,

Do you want small as possible? (Sugo sg05 with 450w sfx psu) It's actually a good bundle, 130$ for the pair is great imo.
Mobo, kind of something I want to leave up to you
Ram, 8gb or 16gb, 1600mhz or higher?
Storage, want an ssd hdd combo, more ssd storage, more hdd storage, single big ssd, or a single big hdd?
Monitor do high specs, small bezels, or a ton of connectors matter to you? 1080p I am assuming
Any opinion on amd or nvidia gpu?
As discussed earlier cpu overclocking is important to the budget because money can be shaved off the cpu and mobo both if overclocking isn't important.

Oh, and cooling, is stock fine with you?

I dont think I am missing anything here.
 
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Small is good ,but I want support for large gpus. As far as storage, I have a Samsung 830 128GB SSD + 1TB WD 3.5" that I will be using. Monitor, 1080P. Stock HSF is OK, Might OC a little. Just made a build.

MSI Z77IA-E53 140 AFTER MIR
MSI N660 TF 2GB 200 AFTER MIR
Intel Core i5-3470 200
CM Elite 120 Adv 40 AFTER MIR
Team Elite 8gb 1333 41
Corsair CX430 35 AFTER MIR
Zalman MZ230ED 23" 120

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