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Old 09-27-2012, 07:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This is my first time building my own computer, and I am nervous about the assembly part. As for the componets, how does this config look? It is for gaming and office use.



CPU

Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core




CPU Cooler

Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM




Motherboard

Asus P8Z77-V PRO ATX LGA1155




Memory

G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333




Storage

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 2.5" SSD




Video Card

Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB




Case

Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower



Power Supply

XFX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V




Optical Drive

Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer




Operating System

Microsoft Windows 8 (when released)
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Welcome Ghost, if this is for gaming?, the i7 is overkill and not worth the cost.

Get the i5 3570k instead. Use the savings to get a sturdier power supply from Corsair or Antec.

A Corsair 750M tx would be bangin for this build.

Oh, do/are you re-using an old hard drive? If not add a 2T regular drive to the build too.
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As was already suggested, 3570k and a Corsair PSU.

Another thing I'll add is you want 1600mhz RAM and grab an eVGA 670 instead.
If you aren't overclocking that massive chunk of metal is rendered useless as well.
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