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Building a PC from scratch. Price range $600-$800 after shipping.

Approximate Purchase Date: 8/25/13-9/31/13

Budget Range:$600-$700 Before after rebate. $700-$800 after shipping.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, streaming, video editing.

Are you buying a monitor: No


Parts to Upgrade: Everything. Starting from nothing.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

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: Newegg. And anything that has known to be reliable in the past.

Location: Antioch, CA. 94531 United States.

Parts Preferences: Intel Processor.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I would prefer a quiet pc. Games i want to run are FFXIV, Guild Wars, Minecraft, Torchlight 2 and more.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I only have a laptop that can run some games at low settings, graphics and fps. I love to game so i want a powerful tower to make my gaming experience more enjoyable.
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    Quirino said:
    Approximate Purchase Date: 8/25/13-9/31/13

    Budget Range:$600-$700 Before after rebate. $700-$800 after shipping.

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, streaming, video editing.

    Are you buying a monitor: No


    Parts to Upgrade: Everything. Starting from nothing.

    Do you need to buy OS: Yes

    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: Newegg. And anything that has known to be reliable in the past.

    Location: Antioch, CA. 94531 United States.

    Parts Preferences: Intel Processor.

    Overclocking: Maybe

    SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

    Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

    Additional Comments: I would prefer a quiet pc. Games i want to run are FFXIV, Guild Wars, Minecraft, Torchlight 2 and more.

    And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I only have a laptop that can run some games at low settings, graphics and fps. I love to game so i want a powerful tower to make my gaming experience more enjoyable.


    A bit odd and centered on quality, but this should do.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1w9is

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1w9mS
  2. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1w9r1
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1w9r1/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1w9r1/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.97 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($82.55 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($55.25 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($207.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($61.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $832.92
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-25 16:20 EDT-0400)
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