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Please Build Me the Best PC Gaming Rig for 1000-1200 USD

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December 8, 2013 10:07:10 AM

This is what I am looking for:
I plan on using this to most games on ultra etc.
My budget is 1000 USD-1200 USD after shipping/taxes
I plan on building this computer end of May
I would need a screen, a keyboard, and OS
I will be purchasing the parts in the US and I do have a Microcenter available
I will be reusing the case, the screen, keyboard.
I might be overclocking down the line but right now I do not feel confident enough to.
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A window is my only requirement
I do not have an reusable OS
I would like the Case to be 100 max because I want most of the money to go into the tower
Thanks! :D 
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December 9, 2013 11:23:50 AM

Gutlesswolverine said:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hFCr

Amazing build with a gtx 780
Just a little over budget.


That was looking pretty decent until I got to the Motherboard. Two Problems, 1 ) it is mATX and is going to be cramped with the stuff onboard and a wate to use one in a mid tower. 2) It is a Biostar and pretty near if not the bottom of the barrel for Motherboards. I do know someone that uses them and has had no issues, but I have seen far too many that have.
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December 9, 2013 11:30:41 AM

I know its a low end mobo.
But ive used this and was quite satisified.
I suggested this because, it was the good enough for the price.
If you want a better one, try this

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hHL9

My dad uses this mobo and its damn good (y)
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December 9, 2013 11:38:11 AM

Gutlesswolverine said:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hHRt

Sorry! This one ;) 


This one is good and hopefully it is close enough to his budget. If not he can drop back to a i5 4670k and save some. he will only be giving up Hyperthreading for the most part.
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December 15, 2013 5:40:26 PM

ScaredtoBuildaPC said:
Gutlesswolverine said:
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2hFCr

Amazing build with a gtx 780
Just a little over budget.


I don't know how good the motherboard is?


With a mid tower case, you want an ATX Motherboard. The one that he recommended is an mATX which is smaller and things wil get crowed on there. As for BioStar, I don't recommend them, but I know of some that have used them without any problems.
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