Help buying new gaming pc


Dec 27, 2012
Hi guys

Need a little help from the experts at the forum. Im going to buy at new gaming pc and im aiming for the high end. Hope you guys will check out the system i have selected for now and tell me what you think about it. Is it balanced? where is it strong and where do you see weakness? Is it cost effective? If you can come up with a better selection of hardware in the same price range or cheaper ill gladly take advice :)

Corsair Obsidian 650D Midi Tower Sort
Corsair TX 850W PSU
Intel® Core i7-3770K Processor
Intel® High Performance Liquid Cooling
MSI Z77A-GD55, Socket-1155
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 16GB CL9
Gainward GeForce GTX 690 4GB PhysX CUDA
Corsair SSD Force Series 3, 240GB 2.5"
Seagate Barracuda® 7200.12 1TB
Samsung DVD Writer, SH-224BB

Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks

Budget Range: max 3000$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Mostly gaming

Are you buying a monitor: yes - thinking about buying BenQ 24" LED XL2420T

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Denmark

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution:

Additional Comments: I would like a quiet and fast pc that i wont have to upgrade in the coming years. Primary for gaming.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I have had my Pc for 5 years and it doesnt perform well anymore.



May 16, 2012
for me i'm gonna change the vc to a 7970 , the 690 is kinda over kill for me regarding price\performance ratio