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Windows 7: Building a new PC.

10 Apr 2012   #1
bazzi

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Building a new PC.

Case: Antec 300 Midtower ( What do you reckon).
CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k ( OC to 4.5Ghz); Corsair A50 High Performance CPU Cooler
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws-X 8G Kit(4Gx2) DDR3 2133 F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL
Graphic Card: Gigabyte gtx 560ti 1gb
Power Supply: COOLER MASTER GX 80+ BRONZE 750w- Power Supply ( IS THIS ENOUGH)
MotherBoard: GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3
Internal Hard drive: TB
CD/DVD ROM.


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10 Apr 2012   #2
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Looks good, the only thing I would consider as a price against performance thing would be the Asus Rev 3 sandy bridge mobos like thier P8H67 M LE. As well as being a personal preference it would save you like 60 if you bought from Dabs or Scan

OOps, no flag but your time zone says your in USA, so I guess Newegg would be your equivilant, and obviously you would save dollars not 's.
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10 Apr 2012   #3
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bazzi View Post
Case: Antec 300 Midtower ( What do you reckon).
CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k ( OC to 4.5Ghz); Corsair A50 High Performance CPU Cooler
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws-X 8G Kit(4Gx2) DDR3 2133 F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL
Graphic Card: Gigabyte gtx 560ti 1gb
Power Supply: COOLER MASTER GX 80+ BRONZE 750w- Power Supply ( IS THIS ENOUGH)
MotherBoard: GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3
Internal Hard drive: TB
CD/DVD ROM.
The Antec is a good basic case and the 2500K is high on the price/performance lists. 8 GB of G Skill is likewise a fine choice.

The only thing I'd quibble with is the PSU. Googling says that a complete system with that graphics card uses under 200 watts at idle and less than 400 watts under a load.

For equal or less money, you can get any of several Seasonic, XFX, or Corsair power supplies in the 500 to 650 watt range that have plenty of power for your setup and might give you better build quality. I think that Cooler Master is actually made by Seventeam or Enhance.
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10 Apr 2012   #4
bazzi

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks for the replies, i was just curious would the casing be big enough if i decided to SLI ?
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10 Apr 2012   #5
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bazzi View Post
Thanks for the replies, i was just curious would the casing be big enough if i decided to SLI ?
I don't see anything in the youtube reviews that would indicate you couldn't use SLI.

It's a full mid-tower with a bottom-mounted PSU. As long as your motherboard would support it, I don't see why you couldn't SLI--you may have to use additional case cooling.
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10 Apr 2012   #6
bazzi

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks for the help and sorry for all the questions but..

With the 560 ti would getting an ASUS make a difference to getting a gigabyte its 10dollar difference.
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10 Apr 2012   #7
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 

I wouldn't expect much if any difference, but you should google for reviews of any particular product you have in mind.
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10 Apr 2012   #8
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I had an Antec 300 and ended up selling it. It reminded me of an older case inside. I now have three Cooler Master HAF912 cases, which cost nearly the same....yet offer so many more features and better cable management.
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