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Build my gaming pc? 1k limit

My gaming laptop just took a dump on me so I need to get a new pc built asap.

I have everything I need as far as mouse/keyboard/monitor/windows etc, so I just need the tower part.

Can you recommend a build? If I could order it all from one place that would be cool too.

Thanks for help!
MG
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  1. Best answer
    This is the very best for $1000 -

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($137.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($73.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($265.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($62.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1007.57
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-11 06:31 EDT-0400)

    This build has the best value for money and should max out almost all games out there.
  2. ^ Great build, but that PSU isn't certified for Haswell, the 650w version is, however. But I'd probably be inclined to go for the Corsair TX650 instead. And is there a reason why you wouldn't include an SSD at $1000 budget? Also to OP, are you comfortable overclocking?
  3. I am deeply sorry I forgot about HDD actually, also changed PSU as it was on a huge rebate. Also semi modular -

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($137.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($73.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($265.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1037.56
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-11 06:53 EDT-0400)
  4. This would be my take on the build. Mostly the same, with some parts which I'd prefer and are about same price. The Asus 760 stays the coolest of the bunch and only uses a single 8-pin power connector, my favourite version of the 760. I would note though that whichever build you go for, use the Gigabyte motherboard I suggested in this. It has a much more reliable VRM design, makes it a better overclocking board, most other features are roughly the same.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Sandisk Extreme 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($114.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($265.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1000.57
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-11 07:49 EDT-0400)
  5. I went with the majority of luckiest charms build because it was all at mircocenter, which I have near me. But either way you guys were equally helpful so thanks to both of you.

    Mark
  6. Anytime mate. :)
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