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Need help with a PC build at around $2,500

i am looking for some help at putting together parts for a PC that is around $2,500 and will have room to be upgraded as games get more graphically intense
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  1. That's a big budget, get an i5 and a 770 for best gaming experience with your budget. Then get a good monitor. 650w PSU. and a 8gb kit with 1666 latency.
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    adimeister said:
    That's a big budget, get an i5 and a 770 for best gaming experience with your budget. Then get a good monitor. 650w PSU. and a 8gb kit with 1666 latency.


    You mean DDR3 1600 right? On a $2500 budget you can do way better than a single 770, allow me:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Swiftech H220 55.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($150.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($186.13 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: OCZ Vector Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 850W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($125.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2518.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 01:44 EDT-0400)

    That is how you spend $2500 on a gaming rig.
  3. id start off with something like this
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1c9d4
  4. g-unit1111 said:
    adimeister said:
    That's a big budget, get an i5 and a 770 for best gaming experience with your budget. Then get a good monitor. 650w PSU. and a 8gb kit with 1666 latency.


    You mean DDR3 1600 right? On a $2500 budget you can do way better than a single 770, allow me:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Swiftech H220 55.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($150.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($186.13 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: OCZ Vector Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 850W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($125.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2518.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 01:44 EDT-0400)

    That is how you spend $2500 on a gaming rig.


    Ofcorzzzzzzzz DDR3 boss master admin. :D haha
  5. g-unit1111 said:
    adimeister said:
    That's a big budget, get an i5 and a 770 for best gaming experience with your budget. Then get a good monitor. 650w PSU. and a 8gb kit with 1666 latency.


    You mean DDR3 1600 right? On a $2500 budget you can do way better than a single 770, allow me:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Swiftech H220 55.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($150.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($186.13 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: OCZ Vector Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($663.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 850W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($125.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (32-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2518.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 01:44 EDT-0400)

    That is how you spend $2500 on a gaming rig.


    +1 Boom.
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