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Old August 7, 2011, 07:59 PM
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Arrow New gaming build

I am putting together a gaming build for a friend.
His budget is around 1k-1.5k.
Pretty straight forward except I wasnt sure of the ssd for the z68.
well here we go:

Core components
ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Z68 LGA1155 ATX 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2 PCI B3 Motherboard: $208.62
Intel Core i5 2500K: $209.99
G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws: $29.99
Corsair TX650 V2 650W ATX: $79.99

Storage
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB: $79.99
Kingston SSDNow V100 Series 64GB 2.5IN SSD SATA Solid State Disk Flash Drive: $79.99

GPU
XFX Radeon HD 6950 800MHZ 2GB 5.0GHZ DDR5 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Fansink PCI $274.99 - $30 MIR

CPU cooling
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus $29.98

Case
Coolermaster CM 690 II Basic $84.99

total: 1078.53
minus some price match here and there for about -$30

tell me what you think! much appreciated!
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