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Thanks to Angel and Shadow for their insightful suggestions and comments. You guys makes a newbs life easier! First I changed my supplier to Best Direct from NCIX as the prices were lower and they offered free shipping. Can't beat that deal. Best Direct does not handle Muskin or Noctua, which explains my decisions on memory and cooling. I stuck with my original case to save money. This is supposed to be the ultimate $1000 gaming rig and I didn't quite make it. Likewise, SSD is not in the cards at present. If you guys have time please check my new set up and see if I need to change anything. Like will this memory work with my mobo? I am desperate to order. Oh, am I missing any components to finish a build? Thanks.



Best Direct


MoBo - ASRock Z68 EXTREME3 $148.50


CPU - Intel Core i5-2500k $219.79


Ram - G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 $41.64


Video card - EVGA GTX 560 Ti DS Superclocked Fermi $266.26


HD - Western Digital WD15EARS Caviar Green 1.5TB SATA 64MB $163.90


Optical drive - Asus DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS 24x $16.79


Case - Thermaltake VM20001W2Z Armor A60 $88.00


CPU - Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2 $125 - 104.79


Cooler - Corsair Hydro Series H60 $60.98


Total - $1110.65

Edited by Soulweiser

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Looks great, about the ram why not get it at newegg? Its about %40 cheaper.


as for missing parts do you have..


fan controller




mouse pad




Edited by Black6464

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