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nrsanders09
nrsanders09
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hey my name is nick and im really new to this whole building a computer. its my first one that im building and i am just trying to get a parts list together for things that im going to need and im trying to figure out what a good bottom mount power supply for gaming and continuous use would be? thanks in advance

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raphoenix
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6817139006

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nrsanders09
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what would be a good ATX motherboard to go with this setup and power supply? im looking at getting an intel i7 processor just trying to decide what processor and motherboard to go with this. this is the case that im using http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6811133201
im looking into using 8gs of ram atleasts with this whole thing but im having a hard time really deciding on the whole thing lol

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nrsanders09
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im wanting to do 2 1-1.5 tb hard drives as well cus i do a lot of downloading of movies and music and programs

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raphoenix
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This board has NO gimmicks and you can use ALL Sata Ports as you wish.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6813131818

Also can Add ThunderBolt Later.

The Reviews for ALL Generation 3 MBs are not good right now but they will be over time as new Bioses are released or MB Revisions are made.

Less expenisive boards leave off Good Features and more expensive boards have Gimmicks.

Best to use a STANDARD Board like this for future planning.

Rick P.

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raphoenix
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Best STANDARD ATX Case for the money.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6811119160

Is a bit less expensive than the case you picked out and has more features plus better FEEDBACK TAB Reviews.

Rick P.

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nrsanders09
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what would be a good video card for that then? cus at first i figured it had one because of the 2 hdmi ports that it has but apparently not cus it says no onboard video chipset unless im understanding that wrong

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raphoenix
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Z77 Chipset gives it on-board video along with either of these CPUs.

Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6819116501

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6819116504

MB has:
1 x HDMI Port
1 x DisplayPort Port

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nrsanders09
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would this be a good ram for it? i was looking and it seems like itll work with the motherboard that you recommended

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820231568

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nrsanders09
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or this? http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820231489

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raphoenix
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This STANDARD known good Ram would probably be best as it supports XMP 1.3 Extreme Profile (Dual SPD).

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820233299

OR

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820233144

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nrsanders09
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whats your take on a good internal dvd/cd drive with cables and drivers for it? ive been doing a lot of looking and have a really hard time deciding/figuring it out. i do a lot of mounting with virtual clone drive cus it seems to be easier than actually making the disc for the programs/games but i do like to be able to burn dvds and write programs onto disks

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raphoenix
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STANDARD Blu-Ray
Either of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....2D252%2DTS

If NO Blu-Ray needed, then:

STANDARD Burner
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6827135204

Cables are included with Motherboard.

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nrsanders09
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What do you guys think about the build? if you would change anything let me know realy curious about thoughts on it. its gunna be a buy parts at a time kinda thing but i dont wanna go half ass on it.

CASE:
Thermaltake Armor Revo VO200M1W2N Black SECC ATX Full Tower Computer Case $179.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6811133201

POWER SUPPLY:
CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V v2.2 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified
Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply $129.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6817139006

MOTHER BOARD (ATX):
ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $269.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6813131818

PROCESSOR:
Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core
Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K $339.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6819116501

MEMORY (RAM):
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
Desktop Memory Model CMZ16GX3M2A1600C9 $119.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820233299

HARD DRIVE:
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"
Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $106.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6822148912

DVD/CD DRIVE:
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X
DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM
Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM $19.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6827135204

TOTAL PRICE: $1166.93 without tax or shipping and handling

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raphoenix
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Need (2) of these for operation in Raid 0 Array for Windows System
Intel 520 Series Cherryville SSDSC2CW120A3K5 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820167093

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nrsanders09
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whats it used for? and does the processor that i am getting come with a cooling fan or do i need to get that as well?

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raphoenix
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The (2) Solid State Drives are used on the Sata III ports in a (Raid Array 0 Configuration) to run Windows 7
or Windows 8.
They are FAST !!!!

The Seagate Mechanical Hard Drive is used on the Sata II Ports to store your Data and Backups on.
It's slow but doesn't matter because it's used to store a lot of stuff on as a STORAGE drive !!!!

The CPU is Shipped with the Proper Heat Sink and Fan. :)

Here's a Gaming Video Card.
GIGABYTE GV-R787OC-2GD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6814125418

This Gaming Build will be around $1600 total.

What do you think ??

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nrsanders09
nrsanders09
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awww alright so its pretty much like a back up hard drive for the computer to save on actual hard drive space correct? and love the video card but wouldnt that make the ones on the mother board obsolete or would that still allow for them to work as well?

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raphoenix
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The on-board video can work as well but is not as fast as the PCIe 3 x 16 Video Card.

You will need Windows 7 Pro O/S which is upgradable to windows 8 for $15 when it comes out.
Keep your Newegg Shipping Documents as Proof of Purchase.
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6832116992

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nrsanders09
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so i can use the computer till i get the gaming video card and then just upgrade it or would it be easier just to wait and put it all in at once?

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