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Getting a new gaming rig. Suggestions please.

Last response: in Systems
November 11, 2013 2:15:13 AM

This is the first gaming rig i would be working on and i am looking forward to starting on this project. I have a budget of $1200. What are some suggestions on the parts i should get? So far i am thinking of
i5 4570 asrock b85m pro4
g.skill 8gb ddr3 1600 cl11
leadtek gtx 760 2gb oc
wd 1tb blue
Samsung 24x dvdrw
seasonic m12 520w
coolermaster n200 case
scythe gentle typhoon fan
Any 2nd suggestions are welcomed!!!

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November 11, 2013 2:21:42 AM

Why don't you push for the 780gtx?

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November 11, 2013 2:36:02 AM

Here is something

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.98 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($139.15 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($86.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($122.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($21.99 @ Adorama)
Total: $1130.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-11 05:35 EST-0500)
November 11, 2013 2:36:02 AM

Spykerwolf said:
Why don't you push for the 780gtx?

i was afraid that would push the budget.
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