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Gaming PC 2013

Approximate Purchase Date: Two to three months.

Budget Range: 700-800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Mostly Gaming and basic internet use.

Are you buying a monitor: Yes.


Do you need to buy OS: Yes.


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon

Location: Fellsmere, FL, USA

Parts Preferences: AMD

Overclocking: No.

SLI or Crossfire: No.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I will only be playing cod4...Might play other games, but cod4 will be my only game I play for some years.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My pc is old needs to be replaced. 2005 dell pc. Time for a new computer.
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    This will be a great build -

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.97 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master RR-H101-22FK-RA 30.0 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($12.99 @ Newegg)
    Thermal Compound: Arctic Cooling MX4 4g Thermal Paste ($7.05 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($47.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: Kingston Black Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.98 @ PCM)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.94 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design Core 1000 USB 3.0 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
    Case Fan: Fractal Design FD-FAN-SSR2-92 24.6 CFM 92mm Fan ($8.48 @ OutletPC)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($134.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $729.35
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-16 20:31 EST-0500)

    This will play Call of Duty 4 no problem at all. Plus, the FX-6300 is a great value CPU with loads of potential. It is cooled by the cooler and thermal paste. Just don't use the AMD cooler, it really isn't very good at cooling the chip.

    Enjoy.
  2. That looks like a perfect build. Thanks dottorrent, for taking your time doing this. All I need now is to save up and buy. =)
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