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My first build, looking for any pointers I can get.

coryjamesking

76 months ago

Hello everyone, I don't have much physical experience with computers but I'd like to learn. I have been doing a bit of research and came up with what I think looks like a good rig. I want this PC to last a long time so I don't plan on overclocking. I just want to make sure everything is compatible as well as hear your input if you think something should change.

As a side note I will be getting that i7 3770k for $230.00 from Microcenter, otherwise I would have just went with an i5 3570k (only 190$ at MC). Also I'm going for a plain black looking case with a low green glow on the inside, and I will be using a 1920 X 1080 monitor for mostly only gaming graphic intensive games, as well as indies of coarse. If you reply, Thanks [:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MuH7 Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MuH7/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/MuH7/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($95.99 @ Amazon) Storage: A-Data XPG SX900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Newegg) Case: Antec Eleven Hundred ATX Full Tower Case ($101.98 @ Newegg) Case Fan: Cougar Turbine 120 (4-Pack) 60.4 CFM 120mm Fan ($29.99 @ Newegg) Case Fan: NZXT FS-200RB-GLED 89.5 CFM 200mm Fan ($17.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($129.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.96 @ Amazon) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)

Total: $1440.81

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  • 76 months ago
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I'd recommend the ADATA SX900 over that Samsung SSD.

  • 76 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, I'll check that out.

  • 76 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree, replaced the Samsung.

  • 76 months ago
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