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Building first computer.

by amurchison / March 27, 2013 3:12 PM PDT

So Ive decided to build my first computer from the ground up and I would like some input on the computer ive chosen. here are the specs. only serious answers please.

Case: Raidmax Viper Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ 1x USB 3.0 Port & Side Window Panel (Black Color)

Laser Engraving: None

Neon Light Upgrade: None

Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans

Noise Reduction Technology: None

CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)

Freebies: None

Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel: None

Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking

Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling
Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan)

Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant

Motherboard: [4-Way SLI/CrossFireX] Asus Maximus V Extreme Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, OC Key, Intel Thunderbolt, & 7.1 HD Audio, Intel GbLAN, 5x Gen3 PCIe X16 & 1 PCIe X4

Intel Smart Response Technology for Z77: None

Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Vengeance)

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (EVGA Superclocked)

Freebies: None

Video Card 2: None

Freebies: None

Video Card 3: None

Power Supply Upgrade: 850 Watts - Corsair Professional Series CMPSU-AX850 80 Plus Gold Power Supply

Hard Drive: 500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive)

Data Hard Drive: None

Hard Drive Cooling Fan: Vigor iSURF II Hard Disk Drive Cooling System (1 x System)

External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None

USB Flash Drive: None

Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)

Optical Drive 2: None

Sound: ASUS Xonar DG 5.1 Channels PCI Xonar DG Sound Card

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Why all those lines about freebies?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2013 7:08 AM PDT

You asked for serious answers but then your post has some extraneous freebies in it.

My comment is it looks like the usual budget game rig. Nothing out of the ordinary but I find such systems to usually test the builder's Windows install skills. Will the supplier help?

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by amurchison / March 28, 2013 10:48 AM PDT

I did the first config on a website called or something like that which is why there are all those freebies. I went through and redid the config on my own using and

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So a paste job?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2013 11:06 AM PDT
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I know this is asking a lot but if you want folk to pile in, take a little time to post a clean post without extraneous lines. When folk do that it is not a good sign.

-> Again. It's a typical game desktop. Not much special or alarming.

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