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Advice on custom Computer <$2000 gaming.


yorrickk1

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Computer is as Follows;
Case - Corsair CC400R Carbide 400R Black Mid Tower Case without PSU http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8256 $115
PSU - Antec TruePower TP-550Watt. PSU http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=4932 $95
Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H Intel Z77/1155p/4xDDR3/SATA3/SATA/USB3/ GLan/DP/HDMI/DVI/Raid ATX MB http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9053 $166
CPU - Intel i5-3570K LGA1155 IVY Bridge Boxed CPU http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8967 $227
RAM - Kingston HyperX KINKHX16LC10K2/16X 16G kit DDR3 1600 RAM
http://msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9745 $85
GPU - Gigabyte GV-N670OC-2GD 2GB GTX 670 OC PCI-E VGA Card http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=9107 $425
SSD - SanDisk SSD extreme SATA3 240g $176
HDD - Seagate 3.5" Barracuda 2TB ST2000DM001 SATA3 7200rpm 64MB Cache Hard Disk http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8876 $97
Optical Drive - Samsung SATA 22x Black DVD RW - 1 Year Warranty http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=5580 $19
Fan - Noctua NH-D14 All-In-One Extreme Performance CPU Cooler (universal) http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=7638 $84 total - $1,507 As you can see i'm getting it from MSY (australia) but they import parts, i've used other forums for advice as well, and so far this is what the collective opinions have accumulated, as the perfect gaming computer under $2000 with OC'ing, for 1 monitor, nothing fancy, just a good, reliable computer which will last in quality and performance for roughly 3 years.

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Chronos the 2nd

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My only change would be a beefier PSU 650W perhaps. Gives you a little more leeway now and any future upgrades.

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