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Old 11-18-2011, 08:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So im upgrading my pc so i can play games like skyrim and battlefield 3 on at least medium detail. Here is what i will be buying. Note that if i left out any components i will be reusing what i currently have.

CPU: i5 2500k 3.3 Ghz (will be overclocking)
GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti
PSU: Corsair Gaming Series 700-Watt ATX
Mobo: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X series(2x4GB)
Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212
Case: Cooler Master RC-932-KKN5-GP HAF

The only restriction on my budget is i dont want to go over $300 on anyone 1 component. Some questions i have are...
1. Are all of these parts compatible?
2. Should i get more than 1 of those fans?
3. I plan on buying the PSU first, so could a 700 watt PSU do bad things to a older system? Its not an ancient system but i think my current PSU gets 250watts.
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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1. Yup, they should all work
2. I would. More airflow the better
3. Nope, I had a 650W in an old system for a long time and nothing went haywire.

That build will max Skyrim and BF3
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The gamer series isn't corsair's best line, aim for the enthusiast series if possible
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That build will max Skyrim and BF3
I don't know about it MAXING BF3 (depends what resolution he's playing it at) but it will definitely get him high settings on both games.
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Old 11-19-2011, 10:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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The gamer series isn't corsair's best line, aim for the enthusiast series if possible
would this one be better?
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I would go with the TX750 V2 as suggested.
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I would go with the TX750 V2 as suggested.
Agreed.
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