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July 12, 2013 6:52:40 PM

I this a good first PC build:

My budget is around 700$, is there anything I can do better or cheaper?

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July 12, 2013 7:33:09 PM

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CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ 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: $702.06
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-12 22:33 EDT-0400)
July 12, 2013 7:34:55 PM

Don't forget to choose a Best Solution when opening a question thread , the forum members will appreciate that.Thanks for posting on the forum.
July 12, 2013 8:12:05 PM

get the new GTX 760 ... in the future you mite add another card in SLI , so getting an old GTX660 is a bad idea now.