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Old 12-01-2012, 07:32 PM   #1
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Default Computer build, first time

So since its my first time, could you guys rate the parts, especially the hard drive, ssd, (ssd for speed, hd for memory), ram, and monitor. Should i buy separate speakers because generally built in speakers aren't that good, or is it not worth the extra money?

CPU:Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V DELUXE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard

RAM: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600

Hard Drive: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card

Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black/White) ATX Mid Tower Case

Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer

Moniter: Asus VH242H

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Professional (OEM) (64-bit)

Keyboard: Logitech K750 Wireless Slim Keyboard

Mouse: Microsoft PL2 Wedge Touch Mouse Bluetooth Wireless Touchpad

Speakers: Logitech Z623, if i decide to include speakers

Earphones: Sennheiser CX 300B MK II

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Price currently: $1641 without speakers, 1700+ with speakers

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Old 12-02-2012, 10:45 AM   #2
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I would drop Windows 8 in favor of 7 unless you're comfortable with the new interface. Other than that, it looks like you built the typical gaming rig.
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