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Old 01-09-2013, 04:43 AM   #1
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I am planning to buy the rig below. Just wanted advice on if it can play certain games I.e far cry 3,skyrim,crysis 2 (am aiming for ultra) also wanted to use for video editing ie avid just looking for general advice if this is a good system.

CoolerMaster Dominator CM-692 Mid-Tower Gaming Case
CPU: Intel® Core™ Quad Core i7-3770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Cache LGA1155
HDD: 2TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64M Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)
MEMORY: 16GB (2x8GB) PC16000 DDR3/1866mhz Dual Channel Memory Kingston HyperX Predator w/Heat Spreader)
MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z77A-G45 Intel Z77 Chipset, CrossFire / SLI supported, ATX Mainboard w/ 4 RAM slots, Virtu MVP,THX TruStudio 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 1x PCIe x1 & 3 PCI
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) X2 sli
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling system w/ 120mm Radiator (Asetek CPU Water Cooling
120GB Corsair Force Series GT SATA III Gaming MLC Solid State Disk (Single Hard Drive)
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:55 AM   #2
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I am planning to buy the rig below. Just wanted advice on if it can play certain games I.e far cry 3,skyrim,crysis 2 (am aiming for ultra) also wanted to use for video editing ie avid just looking for general advice if this is a good system.

CoolerMaster Dominator CM-692 Mid-Tower Gaming Case
CPU: Intel® Core™ Quad Core i7-3770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Cache LGA1155
HDD: 2TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64M Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)
MEMORY: 16GB (2x8GB) PC16000 DDR3/1866mhz Dual Channel Memory Kingston HyperX Predator w/Heat Spreader)
MOTHERBOARD: MSI Z77A-G45 Intel Z77 Chipset, CrossFire / SLI supported, ATX Mainboard w/ 4 RAM slots, Virtu MVP,THX TruStudio 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 1x PCIe x1 & 3 PCI
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) X2 sli
Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling system w/ 120mm Radiator (Asetek CPU Water Cooling
120GB Corsair Force Series GT SATA III Gaming MLC Solid State Disk (Single Hard Drive)
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no need one GTX 680 will do all you need.
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If you are just gaming the RAM is kinda overkill, however if you plan on photo/video/programming then go ahead. Otherwise get 6 or 8GB and invest in a better cooling system or something like that.
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