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Old 08-26-2016, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Finally, I get to build a new gaming PC. Here is what I have so far, thoughts?


Enermax Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Case
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16Ghz - OC'd at 4.13Ghz Stable
ASUS P5B Deluxe P965 Motherboard
Zalman 750W Modular Power Supply w/ Heatpipe Cooling
Zalman 110MM 2 Ball CPU Cooler
eVGA GeForce GTX285 1GB Graphics Card
Logitech THX Z-5300e 280 Watts RMS 5.1 Speakers
SCEPTRE 22" Widescreen HDTV LCD
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Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer 7.1
SAMSUNG SpinPoint 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
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Old 08-27-2016, 12:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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There's no point getting the outdated Haswell stuff. Get the 6700k. I would also not get that ROG considering there's a newer better version that's IPS. Another alternative is their freesync one that is usually cheaper and from my experience with it IMO is better.
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