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January 17, 2014 8:18:46 PM

I'm looking to build a gaming/editing pc for a price of around $900 because ill need to buy a monitor and keyboard which will make it around $1000. Im new to PC building so im not sure how well this will work with top notch games like crysis and skyrim etc.

AMD Athlon X4 750K CPU: http://goo.gl/RkUcEn

MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Motherboard: http://goo.gl/WCCjN2

2GB Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X Graphics Card: http://goo.gl/2sCSdP

8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM: http://goo.gl/1JmAv6

1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://goo.gl/gCKgyq

500W Corsair CX500 Power Supply: http://goo.gl/cj2EoT

Rosewill Line-M Case: http://goo.gl/Mw8bMq

OS - Windows 8.1 System Builder: http://goo.gl/j6SsEn

Wi-Fi Adapter - TP-LINK TL-WDN4800: http://goo.gl/CVZvsp

Optical Drive - Lite-On DVD Burner: http://goo.gl/ksl6QQ

Thanks!

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a b 4 Gaming
January 17, 2014 8:45:24 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81.Amp-UP ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: GeIL EVO Veloce Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($255.91 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($42.92 @ Newegg)
Case: Cougar Archon ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 450W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $906.75
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-17 23:45 EST-0500)
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a b 4 Gaming
January 17, 2014 9:20:46 PM

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CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($197.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($90.64 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $905.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-18 00:26 EST-0500)
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January 17, 2014 9:57:50 PM

VolvoDoto said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H81.Amp-UP ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: GeIL EVO Veloce Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($255.91 @ Newegg)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter ($42.92 @ Newegg)
Case: Cougar Archon ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 450W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $906.75
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-17 23:45 EST-0500)

Hey thanks for the reply! Can i get some benchmarks on this system please?
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January 17, 2014 11:48:26 PM

+1 to whitecat's build
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January 18, 2014 10:00:24 AM

whitecat said:
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CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($197.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($90.64 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $905.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-18 00:26 EST-0500)


Thanks! Will this be able to run top notch games on ultimate or high settings?
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a b 4 Gaming
January 18, 2014 10:16:15 AM

rlaxing said:
whitecat said:
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CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($197.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($90.64 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $905.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-18 00:26 EST-0500)


Thanks! Will this be able to run top notch games on ultimate or high settings?


i5 and GTX 760 are great

.Battlefield 3 ,Full HD , 4x AA - 71 FPS
Crysis 3 , Full HD , 4x Ant ialiasing ! - 28 FPS
Battlefield 4 ,Full HD ,Ultra,2xMSAA - 54 FPS
Dirt3 -Full HD ,Ultra - 116 FPS
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January 18, 2014 11:59:30 AM

whitecat said:
rlaxing said:
whitecat said:
..
CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($197.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($92.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($90.64 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $905.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-18 00:26 EST-0500)


Thanks! Will this be able to run top notch games on ultimate or high settings?


i5 and GTX 760 are great

.Battlefield 3 ,Full HD , 4x AA - 71 FPS
Crysis 3 , Full HD , 4x Ant ialiasing ! - 28 FPS
Battlefield 4 ,Full HD ,Ultra,2xMSAA - 54 FPS
Dirt3 -Full HD ,Ultra - 116 FPS
....


I think im gonna try this build because i dont need as much gaming power. I need more editing and such so hows this: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/rlaxing/saved/3tjU
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January 18, 2014 12:20:48 PM

rlaxing wrote :
I think im gonna try this build because i dont need as much gaming power. I need more editing and such so hows this: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/rlaxing/saved/3tjU

it looks compatible .except the psu ,may be ,CX600 was not certified for Haswell .
http://www.corsair.com/us/blog/haswell-compatibility-wi...
i7 4770(K) is an awesome processor but is somehow overkill If you are not planning to overklock the cpu , you wont need the K version.


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January 19, 2014 8:23:21 AM

whitecat said:
rlaxing wrote :
I think im gonna try this build because i dont need as much gaming power. I need more editing and such so hows this: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/rlaxing/saved/3tjU

it looks compatible .except the psu ,may be ,CX600 was not certified for Haswell .
http://www.corsair.com/us/blog/haswell-compatibility-wi...
i7 4770(K) is an awesome processor but is somehow overkill If you are not planning to overklock the cpu , you wont need the K version.



Wait so, the power supply isnt compatible with my CPU? So what do you recommend? I dont plan to overclock either.
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a b 4 Gaming
January 19, 2014 8:34:27 AM

rlaxing said:
whitecat said:
rlaxing wrote :
I think im gonna try this build because i dont need as much gaming power. I need more editing and such so hows this: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/rlaxing/saved/3tjU

it looks compatible .except the psu ,may be ,CX600 was not certified for Haswell .
http://www.corsair.com/us/blog/haswell-compatibility-wi...
i7 4770(K) is an awesome processor but is somehow overkill If you are not planning to overklock the cpu , you wont need the K version.



Wait so, the power supply isnt compatible with my CPU? So what do you recommend? I dont plan to overclock either.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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