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June 10, 2013 6:25:07 PM

I'm planning on buying this system withing a month or two:
(bear in mind i"m completely new to building pc's)

[PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/157hE) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/157hE/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/157hE/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
**CPU** | [Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80637i53570k) | $189.99 @ Microcenter
**CPU Cooler** | [Thermaltake CLP0575 121.0 CFM CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/thermaltake-cpu-cooler-clp...) | $64.34 @ NCIX US
**Motherboard** | [ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-h77pro4...) | $82.55 @ Newegg
**Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2kit4g3d...) | $62.13 @ TigerDirect
**Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-driv...) | $87.64 @ Amazon
**Video Card** | [Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-video-card-gvn66t...) | $283.98 @ Newegg
**Case** | [Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z11plus) | $69.99 @ NCIX US
**Power Supply** | [Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cmpsu...) | $57.74 @ Amazon
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-gfc02050) | $89.98 @ Outlet PC
**Monitor** | [Acer P246HL Abd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/acer-monitor-umfp6aaa01) | $167.58 @ Newegg
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $1155.92
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-10 21:43 EDT-0400 |

I am willing to go up to 1250-1300. I wish to keep the case at all costs. Thank you for reading community!

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June 10, 2013 8:45:49 PM

Overclocking?
Purpose of system?
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June 11, 2013 4:56:49 AM

I do plan on overclocking, but not very heavily. I plan on using the system for gaming, moderate to heavy.
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June 11, 2013 5:04:07 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($249.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($148.89 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($419.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Titanium Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($159.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1396.79
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-11 08:17 EDT-0400)
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June 11, 2013 5:41:39 AM

Marcopolo123 said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($249.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($148.89 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($419.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Titanium Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($159.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $1396.79
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-11 08:17 EDT-0400)

Thank you. This is PERFECT! Much abliged.
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