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Old June 13, 2012, 08:32 AM
souster souster is offline
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Originally Posted by souster View Post
Hi guys,

I'll listed out my new PC specs. Just looking for advice. (as you may know better options than i've chosen)

I'm building this for maximizing my gaming, but at the least cost without losing any performance.

SSD: OCZ (VTX4-25SAT3-128G) Vertex 4 2.5" 128GB SATA3 6GB/s Solid State Drive, Read: 550MB/s, Write: 420MB/s (169.99)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO (229.99)
Cd Drive: ASUS DRW-24B1ST Black SATA 24X DVD-Writer 24xDVD+R/-R 24xDVD+/-R DL 8xDVD+RW/6xDVD-RW 48xCD-R OEM (21.99)
Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda (ST2000DM001) SATA3 6.0Gb/s 2TB 64MB Cache (OEM) (109.99)
PSU: Seasonic 760 Gold (134.99)
Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Socket LGA1155, 3.4Ghz, 6MB L3 Cache, 22nm Gen3 (249.99) (OR i7 3770(K) )
Corsair (CWCH100) Hydro Series H100 High-performance CPU Cooler (119.00)
Corsair Vengeance Blue 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz CL9 1.5V DIMMs (44.99)
CASE: NZXT SWITCH 810 Full Tower Chassis WHITE (124.99)

Thanks for the replies guys, much appreciated.

Which cooler would you recommend for a cheaper price? I heard the H100 is Overkill. (I'll be getting the i5 3570k and plan to OC it to whatever ghz i can get it at safest point) (Would the ram i have work ultimately with this cpu?, Would you suggest there's any better ram than the one i have listed)

I'm not getting the 2 tb, going to wait for New years for deals. (No need for this space atm, putting money to better my videocard choice.)

Which videocard would you recommend would work best with my comp. I'm looking for something on the cheaper side, that will play anything out right now in ultra (no choppyness,lag, etc)

Also, which Moniter would you recommend would be the best for gaming. I heard people talking about Asus screens being good.

Thanks again,


P.S, i know you might've answered some of these already. Just looking for more feedback. (i'll probably be sticking with the h60 cooler, i want the IB processor), and if you know of a good 850w PSU for 2 cards, that'd be awesome to know! thanks!

i've eventually be single 690, or dualing something lower at a good price
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