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Need help for building a workstation/gaming rig ~1000/1700$$

Hello guys,another thread for a gaming rig/workstation
I would like to build a gaming rig but also a pc that can render fast,not like my current pc that needs 3 houres for 8 seconds to render..

the price range is is min. 0$ and max. 1700/2000$
+ can you guys help me also with which windows?

Thanks for reading :)
~Jay


P.S i can build a pc,i know what to do etc. but dont which parts :)
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  1. what version of windows are you currently using?

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this week (the closer the better)

    Budget Range: (e.g.: 0-2000

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)
  2. Darth Rache said:
    what version of windows are you currently using?

    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this week (the closer the better)

    Budget Range: (e.g.: 0-2000

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)


    i use windows 7 home premium 32bit, the purchase date of windows? 6 years ago, System usage:gaming,surfing on the internet,editing/photoshop,watching movies
    budget range 0-2000$ like i said :D
    ~Jay :)
  3. is your copy 64Bit compatible?
  4. Darth Rache said:
    is your copy 64Bit compatible?


    nope


    ~Jay :(
  5. do you need a monitor, mouse, keyboard?>
  6. what size case do you have room for?
  7. Best answer
    Take a look at this one and tell me what you think.

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.96 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($87.74 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($158.98 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($82.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.89 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card ($324.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($26.94 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) (64-bit) ($134.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1466.43
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-04 16:08 EST-0500)
  8. Darth Rache said:
    do you need a monitor, mouse, keyboard?>

    I have a monitor mouse and keyboard :D

    Darth Rache said:
    what size case do you have room for

    got plenty of room here so the size doesnt mather :)

    Take a look at this one and tell me what you think.

    Darth Rache said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/347Sr/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.96 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($87.74 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-PLUS ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($158.98 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($82.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.89 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 4GB Video Card ($324.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($26.94 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) (64-bit) ($134.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1466.43
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-04 16:08 EST-0500)

    Nice :D
  9. and that is well with in the budget that you set and those are a lot of the same parts that im going to be using in the build that I'm starting.
  10. You could always add a second GPU too if you were feeling froggy. or a single GTX780!
  11. Darth Rache said:
    You could always add a second GPU too if you were feeling froggy. or a single GTX780!


    Thanks for your help and goodluck with your build :D
  12. Thanks, and no problem man that is what the forum is here for. I hope yours goes well too
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