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1000 -1200 dollar budget to build first gaming PC

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June 25, 2013 10:59:18 AM

Intel Core I5- 4670k
Corsair H80I
Gigabyte GA-787x - UD3H
2 GB EVGA GTX 770
8GB Corsair Vegeance
120 GB Samsung 840 Series
1TB WD Caviar Black
Fractal Design Define
750 W Corsair TX750

Here is what I have so far. This costs around 1490. How do I make this cheaper as I need a mouse and monitor.

a c 442 4 Gaming
June 25, 2013 12:01:14 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($87.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($147.73 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Z Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($86.48 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($98.98 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($428.11 @ TigerDirect Canada)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX)
Monitor: Acer S200HLAbd 20.0" Monitor ($120.50 @ Vuugo)
Mouse: Razer DeathAdder Wired Optical Mouse ($49.88 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $1514.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-25 15:02 EDT-0400)
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June 25, 2013 6:26:35 PM

still need some help I removed the ssd because its not necessary but I dont know what else to do to bring the price down. Should I get a cheaper video card and cpu cooler?
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a c 442 4 Gaming
June 25, 2013 8:12:31 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.79 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($147.73 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($70.13 @ NCIX)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($98.98 @ NCIX)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($270.73 @ Newegg Canada)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.99 @ NCIX)
Monitor: Acer S200HLAbd 20.0" Monitor ($120.50 @ Vuugo)
Mouse: Razer DeathAdder Wired Optical Mouse ($49.88 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $1296.46
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-25 23:12 EDT-0400)
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November 11, 2013 1:14:04 PM

Guys stop using overpriced gpu's of the nvidia brand use amd more in the builds. I would suggest 2 msi r9 280x's they are new and really good+ use the amd fx 8320 or 8350 cpu it has 8 core and is great also just 1 r9 280x is better than the gtx 770
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November 11, 2013 3:09:39 PM

sharif where you live !?
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