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new builder, gamer, $2000-2500 budget, help picking parts


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I've decided that I'm going to go with a monitor-27", 1080p (not willing to shell out twice the price when 1080p is already awesome) hdmi, dvi
not sure what brand/model, etc, but prob stay under 325-plenty of monitors under that price

GTX 570 1.5 gb zotac-it's one of the faster ones, and its got a lifetime gauruntee; went with 570 because 560 ti and 580 both have driver issues-seeing as I am a rookie at best when it comes to solving software issues, I'm not taking the chance.

assus sabertooth 990fx nb 950sb onboard 7.1 w fiber optic audio

seagate barracuda 2 tb 7200 rpm sata3

seagate 250gb 7200 rpm (a reliable source told me that ssd's and hybrids have a history of going bad w/in a year or two, and anything above 8000 rpm tends to burn out quick)

1gb built in wifi

nzxt switch 810 black steel- full tower, no led fans, filters; prob laser engrave it
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oh yeah- 2x4gb ddr3 1886(I think thats right if it exists it is)
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on another note, I'm leaving to KAF, the airbase I leave Afghanistan from, in 2 days, and this has been one [bleep] of a deployment!
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OK, thanks for the info.

For your RAM, check the Mobo manufacturers QVL. Not every brand can be tested as there are so many but providing it meets specifications it should be alright.
the CPU support list is there as well.
http://www.asus.com....#specifications

See you swapped camps for the GPU, still good.

and anything above 8000 rpm tends to burn out quick


Not true, the Raptor has been going for years without any problems. HDD need to be looked at later when you are settled as there are different models, see below, besides which the prices should start to come down in the next 3/4 months. Also look at monitor models.

http://www.amazon.co...e/dp/B000HD1036

I hope you have a great Home Coming. Keep in touch.
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forgot cpu-amd fx 6100 6x3.3ghtz
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Good. That is better than the 4100
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for 10000+rpm hdds seagates good, but who else?
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posted a new topic in components section asking for owners of fast hdd's for over a year
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Good luck getting back to "The World" and thank you for your service.
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