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Building own gaming computer - what I have so far:

I'm trying to buy all the parts from newegg.com. Anyway, I do not have much knowledge when it comes to what parts are best to buy. I have a 1k budget. Can anyone tell me if what I have picked out so far are decent parts/are compatible with eachother?

Motherboard (Planning on getting atleast 16GB of the 32GB it can hold)
Processor
Graphic Card (Already have this since I recently upgraded the computer I have now with it)

That's all I've picked out so far. Need help finding the best match of a CPU, Power supply, HD, & memory with the products above! Thanks! ^__^
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    A GT640 won't get you very far in gaming. And you definitely don't need 32GB of RAM for a gaming rig. Invest more in getting a better GPU. You should also get a 4670K instead. What is your budget?
  2. With a $1000 budget, you can get a new video card, here's what I would build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1ciwd And you can overclock your i5-3570k. You don't really need 16GB, 8GB of RAM will do you good.
  3. $1000 gaming rig all from newegg
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizK
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizK/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizK/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Phanteks PH-TC12DX_BK 68.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($405.91 @ Newegg)
    Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $999.83
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 19:07 EDT-0400)
  4. $40 more if you want the 4670k
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizh
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizh/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1cizh/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Phanteks PH-TC12DX_BK 68.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($405.91 @ Newegg)
    Case: Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1039.83
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-01 19:09 EDT-0400)
  5. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1chNq
    This is a pretty good 1k build and for gaming whats important is graphics card and cpu
    i5 3570k is a very capable cpu compared with the new haswell 4670k because it runs cooler and overclock faster.
    with 1 thousand dolalrs you can get the sapphire hd7970 which is only 300 right now
  6. laughingblade said:
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1chNq
    This is a pretty good 1k build and for gaming whats important is graphics card and cpu
    i5 3570k is a very capable cpu compared with the new haswell 4670k because it runs cooler and overclock faster.
    with 1 thousand dolalrs you can get the sapphire hd7970 which is only 300 right now
    You could wait for the GTX 760 ti to come out
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