CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Thermal Compound: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste ($6.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($74.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80+ Gold Certified ATX Power Supply ($83.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($57.82 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full (32/64-bit) ($179.99 @ B&H)
Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K70 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.27 @ TigerDirect)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-03 09:54 EST-0500)
280x just as good as 770 and has 1 gig extra of vram. got u the 3570k as it heats less than the 4670k.
got u a 2tb seagate hard-drive just as good as caviarblack and cost 60$ less.
You are so helpful. LOL. Is the Intel better than the FX? And what about the Mantle Software I'm reading about for AMD's R9 series? They're saying that it will put the 280x and 290x on par with Titans!