New Build €1000 / $1500


Aug 11, 2011
Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: €1000 / $1500

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, other

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor

Country of Origin: Irish Republic

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes ( At a later point )

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 ( 2560x1440 at a later point )

Additional Comments: I will be buying a Dell U2711 sometime after the build is complete.

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68 V-Pro

CPU: Intel Core I5-2500k

GPU: EVGA gtx 570 ( a second one will be added along with the Dell U2711 )

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb 1600mhz

PSU: Corsair HX850w

Case: Coolermaster HAF X

SSD: Crucial M4

HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1tb

What would you recommend for the optical drive? And website for parts recommendation would be nice :) Thanks for reading.

They used to, but I have seen posters on this board say AMD put a stop to that. They can still be over clocked though. :)