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looking for a new motherboard, harddrive + processor that is compatible with my current ram and video card

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July 24, 2013 8:23:21 AM

I am looking for a good motherboard and processor for my new gaming computer I am building. I already have a graphics card and ram which I will link. I have a good budget so recommend anything that is worth the money. Thanks.
My ram: 2x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
My video card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
windwos 7, 1920x1080

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July 24, 2013 11:55:21 AM

If you have the money, go Intel, i didn't so i'm running an AMD FX-6300, but with those components you could put them with anything and it would run well. I'd say the best performance/price combo would be an Ivy-Bridge processor, they'll be a little cheaper since Haswell is out, but Haswell didn't bring huge gains for desktops.

If i had the dough i'd do something like this CPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

With this Mobo:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

With my budget the FX-6300 and an ASUS M5A99x evo came out to a little more than just that i5, but still runs great.
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July 24, 2013 1:16:06 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($307.27 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme6 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($169.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($214.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $782.22
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-24 16:11 EDT-0400)




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