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December 11, 2012 2:12:39 PM

Hey guys, ive been reading the forum for a while now and theres a bunch of ppl who know their stuff so ill ask for opinions. I would like to build a fantastic all around computer (video editing, gaming, programing, everyday use) I've been working off my laptop but its simply not cutting it anymore. any ideas on a good build for 2013 and beyond? (Budget around $1750-2500)

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December 11, 2012 2:13:50 PM

Forgot to add, preferably an intel system, not a fan of amd
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December 11, 2012 2:28:34 PM

Looks like you have a big budget.

I wasn't sure whether you needed a monitor, so I didn't include one. You should get an Nvidia 3D vision 2 one.

What do you think about this build? It lands you just on $2000.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0596 88.8 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($90.28 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.95 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($426.97 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($426.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1999.09
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-11 11:25 EST-0500)

If you want to save a little bit of money, you don't have to get two graphics cards today. One such graphics card will be enough for maxing out all games without 3D. If you buy a 3D monitor, in some games, settings will have to be reduced a bit (for example, Battlefield 3).
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December 11, 2012 2:35:15 PM

i was actually using a 50 inch led tv, took some getting used too but after getting used to it and getting the distance right, I kinda like it :p , The components look absolutly amazing so thank you very much for that, on a side note I saw a case i really like but I'm not quite sure if its worth it, What do you think about the thermaltake lvl 10 gt
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a b 4 Gaming
December 11, 2012 2:45:51 PM

It's a superb case, and while at it, it's very expensive as well. If you want it and can afford it, go for it. It's better than the one I recommended :) .
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a b 4 Gaming
December 11, 2012 3:05:35 PM

Sunius said:
Looks like you have a big budget.

I wasn't sure whether you needed a monitor, so I didn't include one. You should get an Nvidia 3D vision 2 one.

What do you think about this build? It lands you just on $2000.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0596 88.8 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($90.28 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($169.95 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($426.97 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 4GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($426.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1999.09
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-11 11:25 EST-0500)

If you want to save a little bit of money, you don't have to get two graphics cards today. One such graphics card will be enough for maxing out all games without 3D. If you buy a 3D monitor, in some games, settings will have to be reduced a bit (for example, Battlefield 3).


+1 for this.
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December 11, 2012 3:33:15 PM

Sunius pro xD
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December 11, 2012 3:39:01 PM

Agreed you would be seriously nit picking to even try and pick holes in that set up. Very nicely done Sunius.


Mactronix :) 
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December 11, 2012 6:29:27 PM

Sweet! I'll post a follow up in the next week after i get all the parts to let you guys know how its working. Again thank you very much for sharing your knowledge!
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a b 4 Gaming
December 11, 2012 6:44:26 PM

Don't forget pictures! :D 
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December 14, 2013 9:47:07 AM

I take the Sunius proposal pc and make some changes.
Remove this 2 gtx 670 (save $ 854.00) and take just one Gtx 780 is now around $550.00 this save you almost $300. Now you can buy a XSPC 360 RX (Big raduator) watercooling kit.

I have very similar PC.
WATCH HERE

http://www.overclock.net/t/1437254/case-mod-toxic-haf93...

I make some mod paint job. I run everything in Max settings. OC to 4.5.
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