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Building a gaming PC with $2000 budget???

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February 17, 2014 6:09:34 PM

Hi. Right now, i wan to spend around $2300 for a gaming PC. I got my own build but i just want to hear your opinions and compare to mine. My need is a PC that can handle every game on max setting without lagging, low FPS,etc,... With my budget, I really want to get a complete PC and at least 1 monitors 144hz ( i really want 2 monitors, 1 for gaming, the other for teamspeak, skype, web browser,etc.) Pls help me!!! Tell me your ultimate build with ~$2300!!!

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February 17, 2014 6:15:34 PM

Pretty simple really. Most things are in your budget. You can go all out and get 16gb of high quality ram such as corsair vengeance pro. Follow that up with an Intel i7 4770k, an msi mpower motherboard, 750w psu, and best of all a GTX 780. Much like my current build just w/ a gpu. Really not much you can't get thats reasonable in this price range.
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a b 4 Gaming
February 17, 2014 6:16:59 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($228.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($197.27 @ TigerDirect)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($145.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Video Card ($727.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Wireless Network Adapter: Rosewill RNX-N180UBE 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 1050W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($200.98 @ Best Buy)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Asus VG248QE 144Hz 24.0" Monitor ($263.98 @ Best Buy)
Total: $2110.12
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-17 21:16 EST-0500)

This build will make out every game at 1080p, and will allow for overclocking as well as the possibility of adding another 780Ti in the future. You can definitely save money here and there, but these parts are only of the highest quality and will be future-proof in the sense that upgrading will be simple.
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February 17, 2014 6:17:56 PM

a 4670K with 2x770's and a 250GB SSD. maybe a 4770k if you got any left, just for bragging rights. if you don't want to deal with microstutters in an SLI build, a single 780ti for the time being. before you start; spending more than the cheapest 2x4GB DDR3-1866 CAS 9 ram isn't going to give you big results, not unless, again, you're aiming for bragging rights.
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