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i5 2500k 3.3GHz
MSI p67S-C43
G.Skill Ripjaw DDR3 1600
Sata III 6Gb/s 1tb
Rosewill 700w SLI PSU
Rosewill Challenger case(tom's hardware recommended buy)
And A GTX560 SE

Cost=930 dollars

Yes I know the sandy bridge problem, Normally I am a AMD guy and I like my ASUS board, but MSI allows me to register it up till April 30th, then they'll send me the BC3 version board. I won't be using the SATA IIs so there won't be a problem. Just going to have one drive that'll be SATA II so I'll be alright. What would you rate this build from 1-10? Is it worth the 430 dollars more over my current system(the mod rig one)? I am probably going to sell the sig rig for 800 or 900 dollars to a guy in a couple days. So would it be worth like the total 50 dollars more? Please let me know or suggest upgrades. Also, I can't go much higher as I'm 15 and not even of legal age to work here =/
    
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post #2 of 19
I'd ditch the rosewill PSU straight off.

The processor and Memory are fine.

I really would try to go the extra mile for either a 6970 or a GTX570 personally.

But really, change the PSU. Go with the antec TP new or something.
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I'd ditch the rosewill PSU straight off.

The processor and Memory are fine.

I really would try to go the extra mile for either a 6970 or a GTX570 personally.

But really, change the PSU. Go with the antec TP new or something.
Yeah I've been warned about rosewills before. The case is great though(least tom's thinks it is). I will try to get an antec if I have the extra money. As for a 570, I was looking at a 1100T build with one, but I might not have that much, plus the 2500k does better. I'm an AMD fanboy, but I might go to the dark side, haha. As for 6970, I liked AMD cards, and was going to get one, but not anymore, fell inlove with EVGA.
    
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post #4 of 19
Oh sorry, When I said ditch the rosewill I meant the PSU, the case is fine, they make quality cases.

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Everything seems fine except the PSU as comps said. Antec TPs are going for great prices on the egg, you should get one of those.
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post #6 of 19
looks ok, the PSU is junk but the rest looks fairly nice.
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
I'd ditch the rosewill PSU straight off.

The processor and Memory are fine.

I really would try to go the extra mile for either a 6970 or a GTX570 personally.

But really, change the PSU. Go with the antec TP new or something.
Don't skimp on PSU, you'll only end up with problems and you'll blame the other parts of your system.

Check out PC Power&Cooling as well. I've never had one fail, EVER. Believe it or not Thermaltake's PSUs have been no-fail for me as well.

I agree also to spend more on GPU. At least a 6870 if you're at 1080p. I have a 570 and honestly it's overkill for 1080p, but it will last me for at least 2 years.
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post #8 of 19
Theres no such thing as a GTX560 SE, there is a 460 SE though.
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post #9 of 19
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I am getting an Antec for sure. As for the GPU I don't have enough to upgrade ATM, will to the 590 at fall time.

Jedixjarf, they do have a GTX560 SE, here's a link:
http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw=
    
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post #10 of 19
Hold up, Rosewill does make some Quality PSU's , especially the Green Series.


630w Review

Refresh your PSU beliefs: http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
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