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    Old 03-03-2014, 07:57 AM
    mattiesnz mattiesnz is offline
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    Question Building a new gaming PC

    I'm thinking of building my first gaming PC and was wondering if i could have some insight on the parts i've picked

    CPU: intel i5 4760k 3.4ghz quad-core

    Motherboard: gigabyte ga-z87x-d3h

    CPU cooler: zalman ultra quiet slim

    Ram: g.skill ripjaws X 8gb (2x4gb) DDR3 1600mhz

    Storage: Western digital 1TB 3.5" 7200rpm sata3 HDD
    Crucial m500 120gb 2.5" sata3 SSD

    Optical Drive: LG blu-ray/dvd combo

    graphics card: nvidia geforce gtx 660 2gb GDDR5

    Network adapter: d-link dwa-548 wireless n300 PCIe

    Case: azza spartan 102e mid tower

    power supply: aywun 500w, 120mm fan, ATX 12v
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    Old 03-03-2014, 04:32 PM
    Buren Buren is offline
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    The case and power supply seem like odd choices to me.

    On a personal note, I feel there are much more attractive and more refined (less tacky) cases than that thing. On a practical note, it is only USB 2.0 on the front. Something like the Corsair 200r is cheaper and would be a better choice, I feel.

    The power supply looks cheap and low quality. I could just not be familiar with the brand, but I would recommend something by Antec, Corsair, Cooler Master, Seasonic, etc.
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