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computernoob29 October 23, 2012 12:37 PM

1400-1450 gaming pc, first build
 
1. What YOUR PC will be used for. gaming, coding, maybe video editing

2. What YOUR budget is. $1400-$1450

3. What country YOU will be buying YOUR parts from.
canada, im buying from the ncix online store

4. IF YOU have a brand preference. intel cpu


5. If YOU intend on using any of YOUR current parts, and if so, what those parts are.

no, i have a mac and an xbox 360

7. IF YOU plan on overclocking or run the system at default speeds.

i will most definitely be overclocking the cpu and the gpu

8. WHEN do you plan to build it?

3-4 weeks
9. sli or crossfire?
yes, next summer ill be getting 2 8970s or gtx 780s for three monitors

do you need a monitor? yes

do you need an operating system? yes

here is what i have put together:

case: nzxt phantom 410 white
motherboard: gigabyte z77 ud3h
cpu: intel i5 3570k
graphics card: msi power edition gtx 670
psu: xfx pro xxx 750w semi modular power supply
ssd: samsung 830 series 128gb ssdor ocz vertex 4, ill get whichever is closer to 100 bucks when i buy
ram: g.skill sniper 8gb 1600mhz ram
cpu cooler: cooler master hyper 212 evo
dvd drive: asus 24x dvd burner
monitor: asus vs228h-p 21.5 inch monitor
windows 7

thanks for your help in advance

great_big_abyss October 23, 2012 01:31 PM

Secondary harddisk?

or do you plan on only having 128GB total storage?

WD Caviar Black is always an excellent choice.

computernoob29 October 23, 2012 04:25 PM

next month ill get a hard drive, i would rather have 128gb of storage for a month and have a better graphics card then buy an ssd and a hdd and have to settle for a gtx 660ti or 7950

computernoob29 October 23, 2012 04:26 PM

other then that is it a good build? ive been obsessively researching the parts for it for the past month

Bond007 October 23, 2012 05:11 PM

Looks good. Personally I prefer a 23ish inch monitor, but that's a preference. Build and enjoy.


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