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April 25, 2014 2:24:41 PM

Hello I'm completely new to pc gaming after previously being a console gamer I'm looking to build my own pc but have no previous experience with anything like that I want a pc which can run bf4 on high or ultra settings and also run minecraft without lag for 800-1000$ i don't want to go over this price so around the 900$ range I'd like quality parts which I can use without issues for a few years also even though it's not important I'd prefer a cool looking case rather than just a real basic one.
This does not include monitor mouse or keyboard as I can figure that out myself thanks for you help.

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April 25, 2014 2:57:11 PM

Here you go :) 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($72.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($299.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec HCG M 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $910.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-25 17:57 EDT-0400)
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April 25, 2014 3:14:22 PM

Pretty darn close to the above, the market speaks.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3ys2A
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3ys2A/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3ys2A/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($72.00 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($82.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB TWIN FROZR Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $959.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-25 18:13 EDT-0400)
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May 12, 2014 4:51:22 PM

TheRxm19 said:
Hello I'm completely new to pc gaming after previously being a console gamer I'm looking to build my own pc but have no previous experience with anything like that I want a pc which can run bf4 on high or ultra settings and also run minecraft without lag for 800-1000$ i don't want to go over this price so around the 900$ range I'd like quality parts which I can use without issues for a few years also even though it's not important I'd prefer a cool looking case rather than just a real basic one.
This does not include monitor mouse or keyboard as I can figure that out myself thanks for you help.

Do you have the OS? If not than here
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3IP2Z
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3IP2Z/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3IP2Z/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus B85M-G Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($82.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston Fury Black Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.43 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB ACX Video Card ($329.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake Overseer RX-I ATX Full Tower Case ($85.50 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Thermaltake Smart M 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ TigerDirect)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $982.84
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-12 19:50 EDT-0400)
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May 12, 2014 4:52:00 PM

TheRxm19 said:
Hello I'm completely new to pc gaming after previously being a console gamer I'm looking to build my own pc but have no previous experience with anything like that I want a pc which can run bf4 on high or ultra settings and also run minecraft without lag for 800-1000$ i don't want to go over this price so around the 900$ range I'd like quality parts which I can use without issues for a few years also even though it's not important I'd prefer a cool looking case rather than just a real basic one.
This does not include monitor mouse or keyboard as I can figure that out myself thanks for you help.


Also if you want to overclock tell me and I will make u an OC able build
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