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$900-$1000 Gaming PC With GTX 670

This is gonna be my first build, I'm very new to pc gaming. (But I know my way around, I'm familiar with PCs in general.) Thanks.

Approximate Purchase Date: this week.
Budget Range: $900-$1000 at max (Before rebates and shipping)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet.
buying a monitor: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
buying OS: No
Peripherals: No
Overclocking: maybe
SLI or Crossfire: maybe
Additional Comments: I want to be able to play The Witcher 2/Crysis 3 on high and maybe some next-gen games on med if possible.
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)
  2. Abdulaziz Al-Montashrei said:
    This is gonna be my first build, I'm very new to pc gaming. (But I know my way around, I'm familiar with PCs in general.) Thanks.

    Approximate Purchase Date: this week.
    Budget Range: $900-$1000 at max (Before rebates and shipping)
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet.
    buying a monitor: No
    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
    buying OS: No
    Peripherals: No
    Overclocking: maybe
    SLI or Crossfire: maybe
    Additional Comments: I want to be able to play The Witcher 2/Crysis 3 on high and maybe some next-gen games on med if possible.


    Just to let you know, that the build you suggested is not able to be overclocked.
  3. James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget
  4. Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget


    How about this?
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1000.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:36 EDT-0400)
  5. You should wait for the 700 series, and even if you insist on a 670 you would see a price drop if you wait.
  6. James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget


    How about this?
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1000.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:36 EDT-0400)


    Kaboom! Beast. Although he may need a 600 - 700W PSU...
  7. Best answer
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget


    How about this?
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1000.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:36 EDT-0400)


    Kaboom! Beast. Although he may need a 600 - 700W PSU...


    That is true....
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1019.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:40 EDT-0400)
  8. James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget


    How about this?
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1000.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:36 EDT-0400)


    Kaboom! Beast. Although he may need a 600 - 700W PSU...


    That is true....
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1019.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:40 EDT-0400)


    + 6000
  9. James Godsil said:
    Abdulaziz Al-Montashrei said:
    This is gonna be my first build, I'm very new to pc gaming. (But I know my way around, I'm familiar with PCs in general.) Thanks.

    Approximate Purchase Date: this week.
    Budget Range: $900-$1000 at max (Before rebates and shipping)
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet.
    buying a monitor: No
    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
    buying OS: No
    Peripherals: No
    Overclocking: maybe
    SLI or Crossfire: maybe
    Additional Comments: I want to be able to play The Witcher 2/Crysis 3 on high and maybe some next-gen games on med if possible.


    Just to let you know, that the build you suggested is not able to be overclocked.


    James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    Jacks0n said:
    James Godsil said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($354.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $955.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:28 EDT-0400)


    Replace the 670 with a 770 and he'll still be on budget


    How about this?
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1000.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:36 EDT-0400)


    Kaboom! Beast. Although he may need a 600 - 700W PSU...


    That is true....
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1019.91
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 00:40 EDT-0400)



    Thanks a million for the amazing and fast answer, mate.
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