Build Advice: $1200 Gaming PC 2.0

Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next couple of weeks (before 10/15/2010)

Budget Range: $1200 - $1500 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming/productivity/internet/movies

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: see parts list

Overclocking: Probably not

SLI or Crossfire: Probably (but I only have only Graphics Card for my initial build)

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I am shooting for a powerful yet reasonably priced gaming pc. I hope that the parts I have picked out are efficient and compatible. Thanks for the help.

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Here is what I have picked out :

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231310

XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150477

ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131631

G.SKILL Phoenix Pro Series FM-25S2S-60GBP2 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231377

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152181

ASUS Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X etc.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236052


Total Shopping Cart Price: $1,221.90 (After instant rebates)
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  1. Hey, don't post topics twice with just a few tweaks like that.. edit your old one
  2. Mr Pizza said:
    Hey, don't post topics twice with just a few tweaks like that.. edit your old one


    Sorry, I don't mean to have bad forum etiquette. But I changed most of the build, so I thought it justified its own post.
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