Help building a gaming pc

I recently posted about a pc i found on newegg but is now not available and now im looking for some help on building or buying a different one. I really have no clue on how to put a computer together so im looking for one that would come put together. Im looking to spend aroun $700 on a gaming pc that will run rfactor and iracing. Could anyone help me on making the best possible pc for gaming for around $700?

Im looking into this one is it any type of deal? Or a good gaming pc?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229181

Or?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227245
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  1. The first one is using a dated and low end 9800GT. This is a rebranded 8800GT, and the 8800GT is becoming a minimum requirement in some newer games (Metro 2033 if I remember right).

    The second deal is a better combination.
  2. Thanks. Could there be better for $700? Really want a pc that would play games well without errors and such.
  3. powerian said:
    I recently posted about a pc i found on newegg but is now not available and now im looking for some help on building or buying a different one. I really have no clue on how to put a computer together so im looking for one that would come put together. Im looking to spend aroun $700 on a gaming pc that will run rfactor and iracing. Could anyone help me on making the best possible pc for gaming for around $700?

    Im looking into this one is it any type of deal? Or a good gaming pc?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883229181

    Or?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227245


    powerian said:
    Thanks. Could there be better for $700? Really want a pc that would play games well without errors and such.


    For pre-built. from what i see on newegg, no. For putting one together theres better option. If you can wait for a moment, i'll have a list up that will fit your budget and needs.
  4. ^^ OK I would appreciate it. Thanks
  5. if you do decide to build, here what i was able to put together to fit your budget as best i can.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812123159 sata II cables x2 $4.58 (cables for HDD and Dvd burner)

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289 LITE-ON Black 24X dvd burner $19.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136075 Western Digital Caviar Blue WD1600AAJS 160GB $39.49 (if you need more space, you can up that for just a few $ more.)

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129084 Antec Two Hundred v2 case $49.99 ($37.99 after $12.00 Mail-In Rebate)

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371035 Antec EarthWatts 500W $74.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150448 XFX HD 5750 $129.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231253 G.SKILL DDR3 1333Mhz 4GB (2 x 2GB) $103.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128431 GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 AM3 motherboard $79.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103847 Phenom II x2 3.1Ghz 550

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116754 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (OEM) $99


    Subtotal: $690.99
    Shipping: around $25 (for me it will be if i got this, shipping would be $25.21)
    Total: around $ 715.99
    With Rebates: around $ 703.99

    Now, If you need a keboard, monitor, mouse, speakers, ect, those will cost extra. Which will mean the iBUYPOWER pc will be the better pc to get.

    If you just need the desktop, the pc i manage to put together (which was a little difficult to fit with the budget) will do very nicely and if in the future if you need more performance like addtional cores you :

    A. can swap cpus with to a quad core or a hex core. Examples, like the Phenom II x4 955 or Phenom II x6 1055T

    B. Have a chance unlock the 2 disabled cores. Thats if the motherboard supports this and the other 2 cores are not fully defective.

    Now if you watch for a little bit (say a day). You'll probably see people will find better parts for a better price than i listed. ;) Although This can give you an idea what you can do with around $700 building it your self.
  6. Well, is there anyone that could improve what i got up there?
  7. Oh btw, Here are some guides to help along the building process.

    Step-by-Step Guide to Building a PC

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/274745-31-step-step-guide-building

    And incase there any problems after the build

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-perform-steps-posting-boot-video-problems
  8. Thanks for the help. Def helped alot thanks again. I have one more question how is neweggs warrenty and return service on either a complete computer or parts? And open box a no no?
  9. Open box you have to read the fine print but on retail and OEM products you have 30 days no question return policy but you will have to pay a restocking fee unless the item was deemed defective.
  10. $647 AR including ship featuring native SATA 6GB/s and USB 3.0 via NEC chip ^^
  11. batuchka said:
    $647 AR including ship featuring native SATA 6GB/s and USB 3.0 via NEC chip ^^
    http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q205/batuchka/Untitled-58.jpg


    Im not to sure about that OCZ psu. :??:
  12. On the built pc will there be a warrenty with lets say if its an ibuypower pc will it have ibuypoweres warrenty to?
  13. powerian said:
    On the built pc will there be a warrenty with lets say if its an ibuypower pc will it have ibuypoweres warrenty to?


    Yes, the IBUYPOWER pc warenties,

    Parts 1 year limited and Labor 1 year limited
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