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New Gaming PC build under 1000$

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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.

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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)
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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)
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