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Please check my $850 budget gaming PC build list!

Sorry for the bother but I am a first time PC builder and need some advice from one of you veterans. I want to build a gaming PC with a budget of $850-$900 (preferably $850 of course). I have already constructed a component list, but I am not sure if it is the best I can do for the money I am dishing out! Please help me with the following questions.

1. Best bang for my buck?
2. Compatible?
3. Will it play games like Crisis 3 and Battlefield on High settings with 60+ FPS?
4. Personal advice for building and/or finding components?
5. Thank you for you contribution!


Part List:

RAIDMAX SMILODON Extreme Black ATX-612WEB 1.0mm SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Foldout MB Computer Case

MSI Z87-G45 Gaming LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Pro Gaming with Killer Networking & Sound Blaster Intel ...

ASUS GTX650TI-OC-2GD5 GeForce GTX 650 Ti 2GB 128-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16
HDCP Ready Video Card

Rosewill Stallion Series RD400-2-SB 400W ATX 12V v2.2 Power Supply

Intel Core i5-4570 Haswell 3.2GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54570

Mushkin Enhanced Radioactive 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 997005

LITE-ON Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - OEM

Cooler Master Hyper 101i - CPU Cooler with Dual Direct Contact Heatpipes - AMD Version

WD BLACK SERIES WD1003FZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
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  1. You got the wrong cooler for the CPU (listed at AMD)
    Try putting this list together from www.pcpartpicker.com
  2. Which version of Battlefield? You probably don't need an aftermarket cooler since your CPU can't be overclocked (it's a non- "k"). Better can probably be put together at that budget. Do you already have a keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers/headphones and/or OS?
  3. Both 3 and 4! Thanks for the feedback so fast! I already have my basic components (keyboard, mouse, speakers, etc.)

    If you have suggestions on how to make this build better please suggest!
  4. do you have an OS? If not, does it need to be included and are we talking Win 7 or 8?
  5. Best answer
    Since it's a gaming build, you should be spending more towards the GPU. Also, the PSU that you chose is from a very bad brand, I don't recommend it. For $850 here's what I would get :

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI B85-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($79.48 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.66 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($309.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair CSM 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
    Total: $833.08
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-07 17:00 EST-0500)
  6. animal said:
    do you have an OS? If not, does it need to be included and are we talking Win 7 or 8?

    I have a windows 7 disk laying around!
  7. Seladon-1370374 said:
    Since it's a gaming build, you should be spending more towards the GPU. Also, the PSU that you chose is from a very bad brand, I don't recommend it. For $850 here's what I would get :

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5fZ/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI B85-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($79.48 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.66 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($309.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair CSM 650W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
    Total: $833.08
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-07 17:00 EST-0500)

    Wow you are awesome! That was fast and awesome! thanks!

    I noticed you picked a cheaply priced motherboard, does this affect much?
  8. On a motherboard, what is important is having all the ports that you need. This one does it.
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