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Building a first gaming pc and need advice.

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  1. Ben_foreman

    Ben_foreman Thread Starter

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    I am building my first gaming pc and I'd like it to be able to play all current games at maxed settings as well as being fairly future proof. I'm not certain about the compatibility of all the parts and if this is the best I can do for budget. Any advice would be appreciated.

    -Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    -Gigabyte Intel Z77 LGA 1155 AMD CrossFireX/NVIDIA SLI W/ HDMI,DVI,DispayPort Dual UEFI BIOS ATX Motherboard GA-Z77X-UD3H

    -Intel Core i7-3770K Quad-Core Processor 3.5 GHz 8 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637I73770K

    -EVGA GeForce GTX670 FTW 2048MB GDDR5 256bit, Dual Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, 4-Way SLI Ready Graphics Card Graphics Cards 02G-P4-2678-KR

    -Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10)

    -Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop Hard Drive Bulk/OEM - WD1002FAEX
    and
    OCZ Technology 128GB Vertex 4 Series SATA 6.0 GB/s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive

    -Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply (RS700-PCAAE3-US)

    -Viewsonic VX2450WM-LED 24-Inch (23.6-Inch Vis) Widescreen LED Monitor with Full HD 1080p and Speakers - Black

    -Windows 7 OS

    Target Budget - No more than $1500
     
  2. dai

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    Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply

    is one of their lower quality units

    silent pro model better

    look for 5-7yr warranty

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153126

    Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower

    i have one of these used for 1 day and replaced

    for me there is not enough space from the back of the m/board where sata plugs into the the edge of the m/board and the back of the drives
     
  3. Ben_foreman

    Ben_foreman Thread Starter

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    Any suggestions for a replacement case?
     
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