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Best Gaming Build for $1K Budget

I would really like to put a GTX 780 in my build if possible. I only need a tower and everything in it. I have a mouse, keyboard, and monitor. My Monitor is 1080p so I would like to have a card that can max out Watch_Dogs at 1080p at Avg 60FPS.

I'm not looking for an SSD right away and a small HDD to start off since I can upgrade them when sales come along.

FORGOT TO MENTION DOLLARS! lol Thanks for all the reply so far though. Looking into each part.
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  1. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PmzQGX
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PmzQGX/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PmzQGX/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($87.49 @ Amazon)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 780 3GB AMP! Edition Video Card ($472.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1088.40

    About as close as I can get.
  2. For big resolutions, 290 is much better, and for the CPU I propose 4670:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($218.97 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-HD3 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($78.24 @ Amazon)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($359.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Silverstone PS08B (Black) MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($36.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($85.28 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $939.44
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-29 09:52 EDT-0400)
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£155.99 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.28 @ CCL Computers)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-Pro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£139.99 @ Dabs)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Grey 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£59.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£54.99 @ Amazon UK)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£35.94 @ Aria PC)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 780 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card (£347.74 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.95 @ Amazon UK)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£62.69 @ CCL Computers)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£11.79 @ Amazon UK)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £993.35
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-29 14:53 BST+0100)
  4. Wait, 1k dollars or pounds xD?
  5. juanjovargas said:
    Wait, 1k dollars or pounds xD?


    Dollars that is incredibly important lol
  6. Ok my build ir right then lol
  7. juanjovargas said:
    Ok my build ir right then lol


    Yes completely I'm looking at all your parts right now to see everything. If anything I will likely upgrade the tower
  8. Oh my bad I did it in pounds.
  9. Here you go in US dollars this time:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($189.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($74.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.43 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 780 3GB DirectCU II Video Card ($488.79 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($32.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($26.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1043.12
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-29 10:15 EDT-0400)

    In order to have an 780 I had to go down the AMD route. If you prefer Intel then you going to have to increase your budget by about $100...
  10. Best answer
    At this time the 290 is a good option if it has a great cooler. If a 780 and a 290 were similar in price the 780 wins, but the 290 is so cheap right now you have to go with it.
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