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Last response: in Opinions and Experiences
December 3, 2011 11:47:04 PM

hello, i'm new here but ive been looking at articles for a year now and i was wondering if i could maybe see if you guys could set up a few builds here to show me. Below i will list the requirements, restrictions, and already owned parts/software for my build.

I have Windows 7
I need a monitor (preferred 120Hz)
Budget- 500-999
It needs to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with no problem whatsoever
I have a mouse and keyboard
Intel Preferrably but idc

Thanks ahead of time if you put one together :D 

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December 4, 2011 2:20:33 AM

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k
Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Combo: $374.00
Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) $46.99

Power Supply:$129.99
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750M 750W ATX12V v2.31 / EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular High Performance e
COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Graphics: $144.99
SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

Monitor: $223.99
ViewSonic VX2268WM Black 22" 1680x1050 5ms 120Hz 3D-Ready Widescreen LCD Monitor w/Speakers 300 cd/m2 1000:1

Total: 962.96

December 4, 2011 2:22:34 AM

Thought perhaps you had a hard drive shrugs so I didn't include that but you could easily factor that in. They've gone up in price in the last little while due to the flood in Thailand.