Solved New Gaming PC build under 1000$ Tags: Gaming Build Systems Last response: April 12, 2013 7:07 AM in Systems Share Yair Ballinas April 12, 2013 5:17:22 AM Approximate Purchase date: 1 Week Budget Range: Around 1000$ willing to go over because of shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (Playing Battlefield 3&4 when announced, League of legends, and World Of Warcraft on high/Medium settings) Surfing the web, editing videos Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.com, Newegg.com Location: US Parts Preferences: Intel, but anything would be fine. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Not at the moment Your Monitor Resolution: 1680x1080 Additional Comments: I'm convinced PC gaming is for me, but I'm just stuck choosing which parts that are under 1000$. And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My other PC is about 3 years old and can't run newer games. More about : gaming build 1000 Reply to Yair Ballinas Best solution ikes9711 April 12, 2013 5:53:37 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Qb9p Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Qb9p/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Qb9p/benchmarks/ CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($72.51 @ SuperBiiz) Storage: Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Microcenter) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($289.99 @ Newegg) Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $999.39 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-12 08:53 EDT-0400) Reply to ikes9711 TimeLass April 12, 2013 7:07:45 AM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QbJX Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QbJX/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QbJX/benchmarks/ CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Xigmatek GAIA SD1283 56.3 CFM CPU Cooler ($19.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($121.98 @ NCIX US) Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.98 @ NCIX US) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($43.49 @ Amazon) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 Full (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg) Monitor: LG IPS231P-BN 23.0" Monitor ($144.99 @ NCIX US) Total: $990.36 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-12 10:07 EDT-0400) Reply to TimeLass Ask the community Post an answer Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !