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post #11 of 13
I'd look at upgrading the GPU to either a 5770 or 6850 depending on budget.
Also, make sure you get a 2.5" -> 3.5" adapter in order to mount that drive in your case.

PSU isn't the greatest as well, but your system as listed does not consume great amounts of power.

Edit: Kind of spaced the fact that most NZXT cases already come with 2.5" mounting..
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NZXT solid state bracket allows for two SSD drives to be installed
So, skip the need for another bracket and you can just mount your drive in the 'ssd' area.
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post #12 of 13
Please hear me out. I bought that exact gpu and could not stand the performance and was forced to get a second one the next week. Buy a 5770 and you won't regret it.
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As above. A better GPU, a better power supply and better RAM would all be nice. Also, since your motherboard supports unlocking, you might end up with a quad core instead of a dual.


If you do, you'll probably benefit from aftermarket cooling. Otherwise, you should be fine to go.
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