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March 18, 2014 10:52:59 PM

I'm looking to buy & build my uncle a new gaming(MMO's) PC and need your help. His PC is outdated and is having a hard time keeping up with the rest of the family so we decided to all chip in and buy a new pc. Would like it to be upgradable later on, be it GPU and CPU, overclock able and dependable. Here's what I came up with for a $1000 http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3ctCp . He doesn't need OS, monitor, KB, mouse and the screen is 1080. are these good components and the best for under $1000? Thanks

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a c 344 4 Gaming
March 19, 2014 12:11:11 AM

yes it is a good build,

you can even save some bucks with the right parts
better mobo with 12 phase VRM for OC
better ram 1600 CL8
cheaper PSU, and it is Seasonic brand
you can get the 2nd gtx 760 for SLI in the future

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Micro Center)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($73.95 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G-750 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $937.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-19 03:09 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
March 19, 2014 1:06:57 AM

This is what I would recommend about $70 below budget incase you want to change some things :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.00 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ SuperBiiz)
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: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($327.36 @ B&H)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ TigerDirect)
Total: $927.28
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-19 04:05 EDT-0400)
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