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July 22, 2013 1:14:44 PM

Hello everyone! I'm trying to build myself a nice computer. I had one picked out on cyberpowerpc, but my friend informed me I could get what I need for much less. My question is, could you guys put together a pc for me? I need enough to run everything smoothly, and I intend on using this pc for playing Team Fortress 2, and Minecraft at high quality, and recording with FRAPS at high FPS. I also would like to have something that will give me enough memory for storing high quality recordings. It would also be nice if I could have enough power to download and upload things quickly, along with being able to play any other games I'd want to play in the future. Summary: Please put together a pc I can play games with on the highest settings, and record with high FPS. My budget is $1,000. Anything below that, obviously, would be great. Anything above it, as long as it's not above 1,500, is not welcome, but is workable.

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July 22, 2013 1:28:11 PM

Is there any components such as ; OS, Monitor, KB/M that you don't need?
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July 22, 2013 1:35:01 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($206.97 @ Outlet PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Adorama)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($137.58 @ Newegg)
Total: $1231.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-22 16:32 EDT-0400)


If you don't need the OS, that's $100 you save, the monitor if you don't need one will save you $137. KB/M I'll leave to you, pick what you like, even the case can be changed if you want something cheaper. I can't really go lower because then I'm getting out of my comfort zone.

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July 22, 2013 1:57:29 PM

jjg2013 said:
Is there any components such as ; OS, Monitor, KB/M that you don't need?

Don't need a monitor. Need a KB. Need an OS.

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July 22, 2013 2:04:45 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($159.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($159.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.93 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($84.50 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($82.00 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SN-208DB/BEBET DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.73 @ Outlet PC)
Keyboard: Logitech MK200 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($18.62 @ Amazon)
Total: $1015.72
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-22 17:05 EDT-0400)
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