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neo678123 November 8, 2012 12:58 AM

1500,- build your opinion please
My friend lately got into custom pc builds, and I had to help him configuring it.

the parts he want to use are:
CPU: I5 3570K

CPU cooler: Corsair H60
Motherboard: ASrock Z77pro 4
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb 1600mhz dual channel
GPU: Club3d 7970 royalqueen
CASING: Aerocool Strike-X ST Devil Red
PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W

SSD: Crucial CT064M4SSD2
HDD: Seagate ST2000DM001
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W

Monitor: LG Flatron IPS224V-PN (1080p 60hz)
and also an LG optical drive

used for: gaming (black ops 2, Crysis 3), recording games (fraps), video editing and making music

dma0991 November 9, 2012 12:14 AM

I recommend getting something like a Seasonic M12II 620W PSU which is sufficient, cheaper and better made. If you could, get a 128GB SSD minimum, 64GB won't be enough especially if you're installing games in it. Heck, even my 128GB SSD feels cramped.

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