New to building PC's - $500-$900

Looking to build a new PC from scratch including a copy of windows, a case etc. Need everything besides a keyboard, mouse and monitor.

Preffered brands would be Intel and NVIDIA but open to suggestions.

Please link any items that fit into my bracket

Much appreciated :D
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  1. We need a bit more information here, please fill this out:

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this week (the closer the better)

    Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) Before / After Rebates; Before / After Shipping

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

    Are you buying a monitor: Yes / No


    Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**

    Do you need to buy OS: Yes / No
    Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing)

    Location: City, State/Region, Country - we need to know where these parts are being assembled and whether there are good store-only deals available

    Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to upgrade to Intel CPU)

    Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe

    SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe

    Your Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200 or if you're upgrading please state what you'd want to get)
  2. Geometry said:
    We need a bit more information here, please fill this out:

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this week (the closer the better) - 1-2 months

    Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) Before / After Rebates; Before / After Shipping - Before shipping

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) - Gaming ( League of Legends, World of Warcraft, nothing too intense.)

    Are you buying a monitor: No


    Do you need to buy OS: Yes
    Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing) - www.scan.co.uk / www.cyberpowersystems.co.uk

    Location: City, State/Region, Country - we need to know where these parts are being assembled and whether there are good store-only deals available - Leicestershire UK

    Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to upgrade to Intel CPU) - Intel CPU , NVIDIA GFX card, not fussed about everything else

    Overclocking: No

    SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe - Dont know

    Your Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200 or if you're upgrading please state what you'd want to get)
    - 1920 x 1080
  3. This system will be more than enough for your needs. Some things are interchangeable such as the OS to your liking, but the I kept it under 900$.

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.29 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($53.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($67.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $894.18
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-27 17:49 EDT-0400)
  4. Geometry said:
    This system will be more than enough for your needs. Some things are interchangeable such as the OS to your liking, but the I kept it under 900$.

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1aWSb/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.29 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($53.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($67.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $894.18
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-27 17:49 EDT-0400)



    Hi, its actually my pc were trying to build, is there anywhere we could cut costs? :) this is right at the top of my budget ://///
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