Comments/suggestions on my build

By roninmedia
Oct 13, 2011
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    Component	Model					Price ($)
    CPU		Intel Core™ i5-2500K: 			$195 
    CPU Cooler	Corsair A70 CPU Cooler 			$38 
    Motherboard	ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z: 		$165 
    RAM		2 x 4GB G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage 	$50 
    Graphics	2 x 1GB MSI Hawk GTX 460 		$260 
    Hard Drive	SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB 		$55 
    Case		Cooler Master Storm Sniper Black 	$60 
    Power		Seasonic X750 Gold 			$130 
    Optical		ASUS 24X DVD Burner 			$18 
    OS		Windows 7 Ultimate			$15 
    Total Price						$986 
    I fully intend to OC the CPU/GPU. For this build, I intend to upgrade in about 12-18 months and reuse at least the power supply and case. These is also $80 worth of rebates to be redeemed on this build. So, if I get those, I can spend it on a SSD. Windows 7 Ultimate is student price.
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,672   +8

    Would opt for maybe a single HD 6950 now and add a second in the future.

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