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First build - Gaming PC - Early January 2014 ($900 - $1000)

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January 17, 2014 3:53:31 PM

Hi, I am requesting information about a powerful gaming PC, I'd like to know what the community thinks. I don't have much knowledge however I can provide some guidelines. I'd like the machine to be quiet, I do not have a monitor or OS. Would prefer a 1980x1080 resolution. This could probably be changed. OS, I'd say Windows 7. Once again can be changed. I have reasonable space for the build. I live in Australia. The computer will be for video streaming to twitch, watching YouTube, heavy gaming, everyday tasks (made fast) eg. Schoolwork. This will be my first PC build, tell me what you think.

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January 17, 2014 4:44:04 PM

Muttons said:
Hi, I am requesting information about a powerful gaming PC, I'd like to know what the community thinks. I don't have much knowledge however I can provide some guidelines. I'd like the machine to be quiet, I do not have a monitor or OS. Would prefer a 1980x1080 resolution. This could probably be changed. OS, I'd say Windows 7. Once again can be changed. I have reasonable space for the build. I live in Australia. The computer will be for video streaming to twitch, watching YouTube, heavy gaming, everyday tasks (made fast) eg. Schoolwork. This will be my first PC build, tell me what you think.


[PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2CZA5) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2CZA5/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2CZA5/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
:----|:----|:----
**CPU** | [Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i54670k) | $225.99 @ NCIX US
**Motherboard** | [ASRock Z87 Pro3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-z87pro3) | $94.99 @ Newegg
**Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2kit4g3d...) | $84.00 @ Adorama
**Storage** | [Western Digital WD Blue 1TB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-h...) | $72.28 @ OutletPC
**Video Card** | [MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-n760tf2gd5o...) | $249.99 @ Newegg
**Case** | [Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-300r) | $79.99 @ Amazon
**Power Supply** | [Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx600...) | $69.99 @ Newegg
**Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700404) | $97.98 @ OutletPC
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $975.21
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-17 19:38 EST-0500 |

This Setup should work pretty well for your needs.
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January 24, 2014 10:29:27 PM

PARTS LIST:-

Motherboard - ASUS P8Z77-V-LK-------------------------------------------- $130
Graphic Card - ASUS Geforce GTX770 4GB Nvdia(GTX770-DC2OC-4GD5) ---- $ 565
CPU - Intel Core i7 4770K @ 3.5 GHz-----------------------------$ 300
Power Supply- Corsair GS 700 (Plus Bronze Certified)--------------------$ 95
RAM - G.Skill SNiPER 4 GB F3-12800CL9D- (1666 MHz) x2-----$ 85
CD/DVD Drive- Asus 24x DVD-RW Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST------------$ 20
HDD's/Storag- WD Clavir Blue 1TB Interal SATA Drive @7200RPM-------$ 60
OS/Windows - Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit (Full)------------------------$ 150
Cabinet/Case- Antec Twelve Hundred v3 Mid Tower-----------------------$ 210

If you want you can get a GTX 770 or 760, I'm focusing on graphics right now so, your choice.

NOTE: With an original Windows, The Rig will cost you $1105 and more. You may want to get a pirated OS.
All these parts are from Amazon.Com. This maybe called an excellent rig for almost all purposes. Now if you want to make it an all way heavy load PC, you've got to do a lot more in Software also. Enjoy.
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