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help im trying to build a gaming pc

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gri9
i need to know if this is a good build to run any game on max at 1024 x 768 so if you have any other reccometion builds please put them in the comments
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  1. 1024 x 768
    you still use old CRT monitor?

    you better include led monitor on the budget as i see your build is slightly overkill on some parts

    if you dont mind, please fill this form so we can help better suggesting build for you
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    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)

    Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of bling, I would like a quiet PC. Please also list specific software or games you're using)

    And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: (e.g. I'm having trouble running game X or my PSU broke)
  2. august 25
    $500-$800
    gaming,surfing the web,watching movies,folding@home
    yes i am buying a moniter
    i need to upgrade everything
    yes i need to buy a os
    newegg
    grand rapids MI
    intel
    overclocking maybe
    crossfire or sli no
    1024 x 768
    im trying to run any game on max on 1024 x 768 with good fps
    i want to have no lag when i run games on max
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($178.09 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: MSI H87M-G43 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($77.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cougar Archon ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $840.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-14 01:32 EDT-0400)

    slightly overbudget, but i am pretty sure you dont want to miss this performance build
  4. Best answer
    This shall serve you good :

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($178.09 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: MSI H87M-G43 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($77.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: A-Data XPG Gaming Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($178.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.73 @ Outlet PC)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $823.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-14 01:42 EDT-0400)

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