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Old 03-25-2011, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default High end computer, any suggestioned changes?

I'm ordering the following parts tomorrow to build my computer, any suggestions/criticisms/more stuff i need?

HDD: Scan.co.uk: Samsung 1Tb Spinpoint F3 Hard Drive - HDD - HD103SJ

Moniter: Scan.co.uk: Digimate - DGM 22" LCD Monitor - L-2262WD

Case: Scan.co.uk: NZXT Lexa S Black Mid Tower Computer Case

OS: Scan.co.uk: Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM Operating System - GFC-00599

DVD: Scan.co.uk: Samsung DVD Writer, SH-S223C/BEBE, SATA, Black, OEM

GPU: Scan.co.uk: Palit 1536MB GeForce GTX 580 GDDR5 NVIDIA Graphics Card - NE5X580010CB

Proc: Scan.co.uk: Intel Core i7 2600K Sandy Bridge *OEM* - CM8062300833908

RAM: Scan.co.uk: Corsair Memory XMS3 Classic 4GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 Dual Channel Desktop Sandybridge Ready - CMX4GX3M2B1600C9

PSU: Scan.co.uk: Corsair Enthusiast TX V2 CMPSU-650TXV2UK 650W Power Supply (PSU)

Mobo: Scan.co.uk: Asus P8P67 Pro Rev3 Intel P67 Express Socket 1155 Motherboard - P8P67 PRO <Rev.3.0>

Proc cooler: Scan.co.uk: Coolermaster V6GT CPU Cooler for LGA775/1155/1156/1366/AM3/AM2+/AM2 - RR-V6GT-22PK-R1

And some other stuff

2x Fans: Scan.co.uk: Asetek Vapochill Extreme Micro 92mm PWM Fan, Black, 3800rpm (DC Brushless) OEM - AD0912US-A7BG

Thermal grease: Scan.co.uk: Antec Thermal Grease

Speakers: Scan.co.uk: Logitech 2.0 Speakers 5 W Sound System - 970264-0120

Thanks, Overload

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Old 03-25-2011, 06:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good to me, Real good.

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Old 03-25-2011, 06:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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looks good, suggestion: If you think you might SLI the 580, you might consider getting a larger psu. I don't know the power requirement for that card, but 800-850 should do the trick.
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Old 03-26-2011, 07:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Is this computer going to be used for gaming? If so, I'd recommend getting the i5-2500k instead of the i7-2600k. Only because when it comes to gaming, I don't think you will notice a difference between the two. Maybe you can put that extra money toward an SSD, CAS 7 RAM, or upgrading your PSU.
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