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Building my first computer, need advice.

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December 4, 2013 6:12:43 PM

I'm looking to build a gaming computer, this is going to by my first one. Budget it around 700 with some wiggle room. I would like to be able to run games like battlefield 4 steadily with good graphics. I'm not a brand whore and I'm fairly computer Literate so feel free to throw some suggestions at me for what parts to get and what not. Main issues I have..

-Not sure what to look for motherboard wise
-Differences between AMD and Intel and which to get
-Graphic card suggestions/differences.
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a b U Graphics card
December 4, 2013 6:34:08 PM

where do you live?
December 4, 2013 6:39:19 PM

AMD Radeon said:
where do you live?

Ontario, Canada.

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a b U Graphics card
December 4, 2013 6:47:41 PM
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here is $650 build
AMD 6 Cores
7870 GHZ
leaves room for OS price and further improvements

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.79 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.99 @ NCIX)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($58.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.59 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($174.00 @ NCIX)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Memory Express)
Total: $632.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-04 21:48 EST-0500)
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