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What is the best gaming pc for under 1300 dollars?

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July 14, 2013 5:45:53 PM

Does anyone think they could come up with an idea for me for gaming? I mainly play bf3 tf2 portal 2 sims and soon bf4. I need to be able to max these games out while staying in my budget.

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a b 4 Gaming
July 14, 2013 6:19:30 PM

Please list what you need for a Pc setup. Monitor, OS, keyboard/mouse(we'll need to allow some money left over for those), etc.
July 14, 2013 6:32:02 PM

oh sorry i forgot to metion i dont need a monitor keyboard or mouse. i just need the pc and an os. sorry for bad spelling
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a b 4 Gaming
July 14, 2013 7:15:03 PM

Are you going to OC the CPU?, what display are you running?
July 14, 2013 7:19:52 PM

I don't plan on overclocking and i will probably be using a 1920 x 1080 display.

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a b 4 Gaming
July 14, 2013 8:09:40 PM
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This should be a real nice gamer, you could upgrade a couple thing if you wanted as it came in at around 1100 but as it is, it ought to handle most everything you throw at it...

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gL7P
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gL7P/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gL7P/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($177.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($66.61 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1113.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-14 23:18 EDT-0400)
July 14, 2013 8:15:03 PM

Awesome thanks a bunch!
a b 4 Gaming
July 14, 2013 8:24:31 PM

GHR4321 said:
Awesome thanks a bunch!


I don't know when you looked at it but I changed the MB to a better one, it brought the price up to ~$1100, but it is much better now, I really did not like the other and this one is worth the extra cost...hope it rocks for you!!
a b 4 Gaming
July 14, 2013 8:53:37 PM

Sorry but I picked the wrong graphics card, this is the exact same card with a much better cooler on it for $10 more, well worth it.
If you are going to use these part numbers this one is correct, everything else is the same, just the graphics card is changed....
Sorry about that, my mistake.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gLDZ
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gLDZ/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1gLDZ/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($177.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($66.61 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($409.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1123.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-14 23:51 EDT-0400)
July 14, 2013 8:55:16 PM

It's ok thanks for fixin it bro!
September 15, 2013 2:54:20 PM

I5 4670k
800w psu
2x gtx 760
8 - 16gb ram
corsair/bitfenix case
sli ready motherboard
1 tb western digital caciar blue hdd
in my estimation this would be from 1300-1500 dollars
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