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i want to build a gaming pc budget around $1200

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August 14, 2013 6:19:35 PM

so i want to build a gaming pc but i want most of the parts to come from amazon if u can if not just list what you think would be a great build for my budget

i want most of my parts to come from amazon because i am getting my monitor and keyboard and mouse from them

i also want to overclock and i need something to keep it cool i might be able to move my budget up from 1200 to 1400
the game i want to be able to play the most is bf4 at high settings

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a b 4 Gaming
August 14, 2013 7:22:38 PM

It certainly hits the upper limits of your budget, but I think this will do nicely.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1s5ap
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1s5ap/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1s5ap/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($123.97 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($57.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card ($659.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
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)
Total: $1401.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-14 22:21 EDT-0400)
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a c 378 4 Gaming
August 14, 2013 7:32:05 PM

4670K \ GTX 470 4gb \ Samsung 840 120 gb. SSD Boot Drive \ Corsair h100i Water Cooler \ 1 tb Storage drive

"Built to Game"

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($120.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($90.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 4GB Video Card ($484.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($109.99 @ 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 ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.88 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1388.76
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-14 22:31 EDT-0400)
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