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March 18, 2014 9:42:09 PM

I'm trying to build a gaming pc for games like dayz,rust,cs go and maybe Titanfall and bf4 my budget is 800 dollars And this is my first time ever trying to build a PC.

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a c 344 4 Gaming
March 18, 2014 10:09:37 PM

you can start from this mid budget build

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($215.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Enermax ECA3290A-G ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $648.10
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-18 23:38 EDT-0400)
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March 18, 2014 10:53:58 PM

How well will this run dayz or bf4?
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a c 344 4 Gaming
March 18, 2014 11:55:57 PM

fps 60+ high setting at 1080
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a b 4 Gaming
March 19, 2014 12:17:44 AM

This is what I would do it will run bf4 well and has a good ability to upgrade :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.00 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($241.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ TigerDirect)
Total: $801.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-19 03:16 EDT-0400)
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March 19, 2014 10:27:12 AM

Ok and what else do I need to get I just have a monitor. I know I need a mouse and keyboard is there anything else I need?
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a b 4 Gaming
March 19, 2014 1:54:50 PM

You also need a OS such either windows 7 or windows 8
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March 19, 2014 3:31:40 PM

would i need the 650W version instead of the 550W?
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March 19, 2014 3:45:00 PM

I do prefer SeaSonic Power Supplies, but XFX is OK too. But if you can, I do really recommend you to get a SeaSonic PSU (Gold, Silver or Bronze).
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March 19, 2014 4:00:20 PM

What's the difference between the sea sonic and XFX power supply's?

And will the computer run hot? Do I need to get some fans?
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