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How's this PC build for the price?

#1BoozeHound59Posted 5/31/2012 9:46:05 PM
CPU: i5-3570K
GPU: EVGA GTX 670 FTW
Mobo: ASRock z77 Extreme4
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB
PSU: Corsair TX650 650w
HDD: WD Caviar Black 1TB
Cooler: Hyper 212+

Cost: $948

Thoughts? How's the price for the quality?
#2BMANZZSPosted 5/31/2012 9:55:12 PM
Looks good, though there's no case. You could possibly go with a higher quality PSU if you want to SLI in the future.
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i5-2500k (@4.3GHz) Hyper 212+ | AsRock z68 Extreme3 | GTX 560 Ti 448 @(820/1980)
CM690 II Adv | G-Skill 2x4GB PC1600 | CM Silent Pro 700W
#3BoozeHound59(Topic Creator)Posted 5/31/2012 10:08:23 PM
Those are just the core parts, here's the rest of the build:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/9fQ5

CPU and Mobo aren't included because I'm getting them for $280. I have Windows 7 HP 64-bit.

I was considering SLI, but I'm not sure if it's worth the $840. Maybe in a year or so, or when the new Keplars are released. What PSU would you suggest? ~$100 is my budget for the PSU.
#4BMANZZSPosted 5/31/2012 10:19:47 PM
Hmm... $100 might be a little on the low side if you're planning to overclock (I'm assuming you are with the Hyper 212) AND run SLI at the same time. If you're willing to spend extra bucks this is your best option:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
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i5-2500k (@4.3GHz) Hyper 212+ | AsRock z68 Extreme3 | GTX 560 Ti 448 @(820/1980)
CM690 II Adv | G-Skill 2x4GB PC1600 | CM Silent Pro 700W
#5BoozeHound59(Topic Creator)Posted 5/31/2012 10:26:24 PM
Yeah, I plan to overclock eventually, along with SLI. I guess $140 isn't too bad for a quality product that will last, thanks.
#6BMANZZSPosted 5/31/2012 10:39:29 PM(edited)
No problem. Remember to NEVER go cheap on your power supply. In my first build, I went with the cheapest Rosewill POS on newegg. It literally popped and sparked in my face while making a funny noise. Was pissed and scared. Luckily there was no damage to my CPU, it only just fried my motherboard =/

The HX750 is a great PSU, btw. I think you're making the correct decision.
single 12v rail rated at 60 amps, 80 plus silver with up to 90% efficiency, modular (though modular makes it very slightly less efficient), true overvoltage protection, and a 7 year warranty with Corsair. Thing is a freaking beast.

EDIT: forgot to mention you'll also save some money on electricity bills because it's so efficient
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i5-2500k (@4.3GHz) Hyper 212+ | AsRock z68 Extreme3 | GTX 560 Ti 448 @(820/1980)
CM690 II Adv | G-Skill 2x4GB PC1600 | CM Silent Pro 700W
#7DreDayyPosted 5/31/2012 11:07:15 PM
if you are getting the 3570k at microcenter, replace the extreme 4 with a ud5
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#8thetruth928Posted 6/1/2012 1:11:12 AM
TC i would look for the Antec Earthwatts 750 for 99.99. I have one in both my AMD build with two 6950,also have one on my Intel build with 2 680's. Plus both of my cpu's are overclocked pretty high as well.
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