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I'm building a new desktop with a budget of around $1100.  My current dekstop is going on six years old (single-core Athlon) and I've been out of the hardware loop for at least that long.   :D  So, with that in mind, I'd like any comments and/or suggestions on the following parts list I've assembled:

Case ($79.99):
Fractal Design Define R4 Black Pearl w/ USB 3.0 ATX Mid Tower Silent PC Computer Case

Power Supply ($89.99):
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

Motherboard ($139.99):
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

CPU ($219.99):
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

RAM ($84.99):
G.SKILL Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GSR

Video Card ($299.99):
GIGABYTE GV-N66TOC-2GD GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

SSD ($199.99):
Intel 330 Series SSDSC2CT240A3K5 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

CPU Cooler ($29.99):
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

I have plenty of spare hard drives laying around so I've no need to buy one for this build.  Also, no need for monitors, mouse, keyboard, or speakers as I'll be using my current ones for this.  Finally, I have legitimate Windows licenses from a TechNet subscription so no need for that extra cost.

Thank you for any and all command and/or suggestions.  I really appreciate them.

Any reason you are going Intel over AMD?

I ask, because of:

Same price...2x the cores ;)

Any reason you are going Intel over AMD?-Stephen66515 (December 22, 2012, 08:33 PM)
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I'm no AMD hater; my past four desktops have been AMD-based.  However, the research that I've done over the past several days led me to believe that the Intel options were stronger than the AMD options at this point in time.


Capacity: 256GB
Interface: SATA-III
Operating temperature: 0°C to 70°C
Power active: 0.6W
Shock resistant: 1500G @ 0.5 m/sec
Vibration: 2.17g RMS, 5-700 MHz
Support: 3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

Sequential Read (up to): 490MB/s
Sequential Write (up to): 350MB/s
Random Read (up to): 7300 IOPS
Random Write (up to): 2200 IOPS
MTBF: 2.0M hrs
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