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$800 HTPC/Gaming build

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October 18, 2013 1:31:40 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Christmas or later

Budget Range:$800, 900 MAX

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming/ photoshop/entertainment system

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Location: Western slope, CO

Parts Preferences: AMD/NVIDIA

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Most likely, at later date

Your Monitor Resolution: 32+ in TV w/ 19 in monitor

Additional Comments: Blue/Black Color config if possible.

Thinking about this case but no USB 3.0 so ehhh -RAIDMAX Tornado ATX-238WU Black/Blue SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156223

EVGA 04G-P4-2768-KR GeForce GTX 760
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130949

RAIDMAX RX-635AP 635W ATX 12V v2.3/EPS 12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Full Modular Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152046 600 might be overkill?

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October 18, 2013 2:18:04 PM

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/zalman-zm-z1-chassis-c...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($164.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($131.49 @ Outlet PC)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $901.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-18 17:17 EDT-0400)
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October 18, 2013 3:35:01 PM

smorizio said:
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/zalman-zm-z1-chassis-c...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1QmZy/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus GRYPHON Z87 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($164.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($131.49 @ Outlet PC)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $901.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-18 17:17 EDT-0400)


What about a AMD CPU set up? I would like to stay below 900 before rebates, and I like AMD a bit more for CPU. Also I im getting a 4 GB GPU since I plan on having triple monitors + future proofing it for the next while to come.
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