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$800 Gaming Build

Left out Hard drive for now,


PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/17HQl

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($178.99 @ NCIX US) (downgraded the processor since I'm not gonna O/C it)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($248.98 @ Newegg) (Tahiti GPU)
Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Microcenter) (Better Power Supply)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $729.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-18 10:05 EDT-0400)
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  1. Drop the CPU cooler because you won't be overclocking that CPU.

    Everything else looks fine.
  2. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus H87-PLUS ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($111.00 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($68.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($248.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $811.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-18 10:43 EDT-0400)
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