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Old November 24, 2011, 07:27 PM
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Hello all,

I would just like to get a few opinions on this build that I have here. I have done quiet a bit of research on this site about all the parts into this computer. I am building this to play Diablo 3 and BF3, along with some more newer titles in the future, and also to be able to upgrade it further down the road. I am also trying to keep it under $1000 if at all possible, but am willing to go a bit higher if need be. So here it is,

ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler

MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP Steel ATX Full Tower Compucase Case

Corsair TX750w power supply (this is coming out of my old computer)

WD velociraptor 120G 10000rpm (this hard drive is about 6 years old from my old computer)

Now with the hard drive, would it be better to upgrade to a SSD or get something else?

Thanks in advance for the help.


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Old November 25, 2011, 01:27 AM
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SSD is always nice to have, and if you can afford one so why not, it'll be much faster than your current drive.
But, before that try to find a good deal on a GTX570! Should not be much more expensive. (although it depends what your resolution is)

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Old November 25, 2011, 12:56 PM
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SSD is always nice to have, and if you can afford one so why not, it'll be much faster than your current drive.
But, before that try to find a good deal on a GTX570! Should not be much more expensive. (although it depends what your resolution is)

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Yeah, gtx 470 and an ssd and you'll have yourself a nice little system
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Old November 25, 2011, 05:21 PM
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I am going to go with a SSD for sure. What would you guys recommend for one?
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Old November 26, 2011, 05:02 AM
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I have the exact same CPU and GPU and it is working great for me at 1680x1050. Obviously look around for deals for a stronger card but I can say that I have had no issues with my GTX 560 ti Twin Frozr II. I play BF3 on high with over 55 fps on the biggest multiplayer maps with 64 ppl for a reference.
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