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Need Help Building a nice gaming rig $1500

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September 23, 2013 2:03:37 PM

I would like to build a gaming computer that can handle bf3 and skyrim in ultra settings with about 70 to 80 fps i would prefer i7 and nivida but am willing to make exceptions anything is welcomed
I live in California by the way

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a b 4 Gaming
September 23, 2013 2:50:07 PM

to be able to play bf3/4 and skyrim on max settings 1080p 60+ fps, a 800-1000$ pc is enough.
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September 23, 2013 3:29:25 PM

Marcopolo123 said:
to be able to play bf3/4 and skyrim on max settings 1080p 60+ fps, a 800-1000$ pc is enough.


well if you could show me a build i would be happy
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a b 4 Gaming
September 24, 2013 4:58:02 AM

want to overclock?
do you plan to add a second gpu?


overclocking build, some aesthetics:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($313.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair 760W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($152.49 @ Newegg)
Total: $1079.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-24 07:57 EDT-0400)




non overclocking build,
about the same performance as the build above.


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($313.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($76.50 @ Newegg)
Total: $914.41
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-24 08:00 EDT-0400)
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September 24, 2013 7:59:18 AM

Marcopolo123 said:
want to overclock?
do you plan to add a second gpu?


overclocking build, some aesthetics:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($313.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair 760W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($152.49 @ Newegg)
Total: $1079.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-24 07:57 EDT-0400)




non overclocking build,
about the same performance as the build above.


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($313.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($76.50 @ Newegg)
Total: $914.41
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-24 08:00 EDT-0400)


I Like the build i wiil probably go with the overcloked i wawnt the extra power but it is a nice build thx
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