ImHighAs: Silverstone ST650 $173The i7-2600k or i5-2500K oeries are not comaptible with that motherboard. You will need the H67 or P67 sandy bridge motherboard. H67 series you can use either onboard graphics or separate graphics card. P67 you can only use separate graphic card. The H55 series board uses the older i series cpu's
*Intel Core i7 2600K $481
*Gigabyte GA-H55M-S2H $136(Crossfire capable)
*Kingston HyperX DDR3 8gb(2x4GB) $165
*HDD Keep your current one, find a cheap 250gb off trademe and put it on there for selling purposes
*Samsung SH223F DVD $32
*2x HIS 6850s(they are quiet, I've owned one $580
*CoolerMaster Elite 341 case $54
*2x Artic Cooling 120mm fans $40
*Kingston SSDNow 64GB SSD
That definitly sounds like a plan. Do you think that build would be good with an i5 2500k be good for a year or 2? or do you think that the 2600k would be a better investment?
Could i ask where you quoted those prices? im gonna ask around see if any store would do a build like that.
HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner, Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi