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    How will this setup do?

    Hey guys,

    At first, happy new year!

    So I'm looking for a PC which can handle today's games pretty good and which allows me to record them at the same time..

    How will this setup do?

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (€211.85 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (€120.89 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (€55.19 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (€89.13 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (€348.99 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case (€94.89 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (€83.62 @ Amazon Deutchland)
    Total: €1004.56
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-02 01:49 CET+0100)

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    Very well.

    I would look into an SSD (120-128 GB should be plenty) and an aftermarket cooler (Hyper 212 +/Evo would be fine) ... if that means dropping your video card one leg lower to 660 Ti/7950 to keep within your budget (assuming 1K is your budget).

    Just my suggestions.

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    I'd look into getting a lower wattage PSU, unless you plan on going SLI.

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