|05-23-2012, 06:31 PM||#111|
Join Date: May 2012
Here's a doosey of detail!
Yes I know this isn't the format of the original topic post but it's still gives detail of the parts I want to buy and vague detail of the computer I'm going from.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.98 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.90 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($209.99 @ eCost)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg) [x2 - 16 GB of total RAM]
Hard Drive: OCZ Agility 3 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ SuperBiiz)
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-05-23 14:28 EDT-0400)
Current specs (prebuilt):
Will use steam:
1. Overclocking? In no way shape or form will I EVER overclock any component
2. Crossfire/SLI? - I REALLY doubt it and with that GPU and the PSU, I'd need more power than 750 watts
|05-28-2012, 09:11 PM||#112|
UEFI is somewhat redundant if you have a Gigabyte motherboard. @BIOS allows you to update your BIOS from Windows with as much ease as a drivers update.
Given that you won't be overclocking, just stick to the cheapest motherboard you can find that meets your needs in the USB and IEEE department. A package like this:
should do you well. Everything else looks good.
I don't own a gun because I am a responsible drug user; you don't want guns and mushrooms on the same playing field.compenis:
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3600MHz w/Zalman 9700
Kingston HyperX 8192MB DDR2 PC8500 @ 533MHz 5-5-5-15-2T
Hannspree HF-289HJB (28", Widescreen) @ 1920x1200; Pioneer 6070HD @ 1280x720
Cooler Master RC-690-KKN1-GP with stock fans, 1 Zalman ZM-F3 120mm, and 2 Scythe SY1225SL12H 120mm fans.