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PSU SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

CPU Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo)

SSD Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe

MOBO ASRock Z77 Extreme4

GPU SAPPHIRE 100352-2L Radeon HD 7950

RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB












Sorry for the crappy cell pics, better than nothing!

HEATSINK COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

MONITOR ASUS VW246H Glossy Black 24"

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PSU SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

CPU Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo)

SSD Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe

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GPU SAPPHIRE 100352-2L Radeon HD 7950

RAM G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB

HEATSINK COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO

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I wouldnt go with anything less then a gold rated PSU man. Other then that it looks good.
 
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isint that just efficiency?
Yes, but to get a better efficiency you have to put better quality part's into the PSU.
 
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Never skimp on a good PSU, it is one part that doesn't have to be replaced in time. I would also go with 16GB of ram. It is pretty cheap these days, and will take care of you for a while.

Also, unless you are a mac user and only look at things surface-deep, I would look into a non-glossy monitor.
 

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I was looking into 16g but from my research 8g is enough. Ill probably add another 8 in time its not too big of a deal
 
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Better efficiency normally means better build.
OHHHHHH HELL NO!!:D

Some silver and gold rated PSUs are in reality worse than bronze rated one. A sticker on a PSU does not mean that a PSU is good. To know if a PSU is good you should read reviews. If you can't read reviews (like at a shop), take a known brand and verify the weight. A light PSU is an empty PSU :laugh:.

BTW, the SeaSonic M12II 620 is a very good PSU.

PS: I really like the SSD chosen.
 
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OHHHHHH HELL NO!!:D

Some silver and gold rated PSUs are in reality worse than bronze rated one. A sticker on a PSU does not mean that a PSU is good. To know if a PSU is good you should read reviews. If you can't read reviews (like at a shop), take a known brand and verify the weight. A light PSU is an empty PSU :laugh:.

BTW, the SeaSonic M12II 620 is a very good PSU.

PS: I really like the SSD chosen.
You mean reviews where they send the reviewer cherry picked caps and the consumer version is vastly different?
 
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You mean reviews where they send the reviewer cherry picked caps and the consumer version is vastly different?
Well, yes. If all reviewers PSUs are cherry picked caps, we can still see which PSU is better than others...
 
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Well, yes. If all reviewers PSUs are cherry picked caps, we can still see which PSU is better than others...
Um no. Its not all review samples. Just a few.
 
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Mailmans new custom title should be "Seasonic Spokesman!"
 
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Well for one that PSU he picked is duel rail.
IMO dual rail is not a problem since a dual rail PSU can be very good and the majority of PSU are dual rail so... There is also single rail PSU that sux so anyways...
 
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Oh ok, that a very good price.