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New gaming computer I'm building that can handle Crysis at max settings 1920x1080. Got a $2000 budget but would prefer to not max it out. I'm buying from amazon to avoid tax and for super saver shipping. Any thoughts/recommendations?


Case
NZXT Apollo CS-NT-APOLLO-S SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (Silver)
69.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Apollo-CS-NT-APOLLO-S-Chassis-Computer-Silver/dp/B000KOGHPS/ref=sr_1_16?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1298856811&sr=1-16

Motherboard
MSI 790FX-GD70 Socket AM3--140 Watt CPU--AMD 790FX CrossFire--4DDR3-2133(OC)--ATI Quad/Triple CrossFireX--ATX Motherboard
164.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/MSI-790FX-GD70-CrossFire--4DDR3-2133-CrossFireX--ATX-Motherboard/dp/B001V9KQPI/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298863799&sr=1-1

Processor
Phenom II X4 965 Black AM3 3.4Ghz 512KB 45NM 125W 4000MHZ
159.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Phenom-Black-3-4Ghz-512KB-4000MHZ/dp/B002SRQ214/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298862956&sr=1-1

Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB Bulk/OEM Hard Drive 3.5 Inch, 32 MB Cache, 7200 RPM SATA II WD1001FALS
87.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001GQYYSQ

Graphics Card
Graphics Card
EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1280MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 2.0 Graphics Card with Lifetime Warranty 012-P3-1570-AR
371.06 (+8.96 Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-PCI-Express-Graphics-Lifetime-012-P3-1570-AR/dp/B004EHZD5W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1299636577&sr=1-1

Keyboard
Logitech Gaming Keyboard G110
64.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-920-002232-Gaming-Keyboard-G110/dp/B002RRLQIO/ref=dp_ob_title_ce

Mouse
Razer Deathadder 3500 High Precision 3.5G Infrared Gaming Mouse
47.84 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Razer-Deathadder-Precision-Infrared-Gaming/dp/B002Q4U5DK/ref=sr_1_8?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298880298&sr=1-8Mouse Pad

Mouse Pad
Razer Goliathus Standard M-Speed (Fragged)
19.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Razer-Goliathus-Standard-M-Speed-Fragged/dp/B002R0DX0K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1299113698&sr=1-1

Monitor
ViewSonic VA2702W 27-Inch Full HD 1080p Widescreen LCD Monitor with DVI and VGA Inputs - Black
269.99 (Free Shipping (Not Super Saver Shipping))
http://www.amazon.com/ViewSonic-VA2702W-27-Inch-Widescreen-Monitor/dp/B0041G633W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1299559221&sr=8-1

Power Supply
Corsair CMPSU-750TX 750-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply compatible with Intel Core i7 and Core i5
104.74 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CMPSU-750TX-750-Watt-Certified-compatible/dp/B000X2677A/ref=pd_bxgy_e_img_b

Ram
Patriot Memory Sector 5 G Series 8 GB (2x4 GB) DDR3 PC3-10666 1333 MHz 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel PGV38G1333ELK
84.99 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Patriot-PC3-10666-9-9-9-24-Channel-PGV38G1333ELK/dp/B0039ZURBU/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1299116705&sr=1-1

Disk Drive
Samsung DVD+RW Optical Drive SH-S223L/BEBS
20.99 (Free Shipping (Not Super Saver Shipping))
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Optical-Drive-SH-S223L-BEBS/dp/B002HFWBIA/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1298881433&sr=1-3

Sound Card
Creative Labs SB0880 PCI Express Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Sound Card
88.56 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001E25KDK

Headphones
Sennheiser PC 166 Binaural Multimedia/Gaming Headset with Noise-Canceling Microphone
139.95 (Free Shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-PC-166-Multimedia-Noise-Canceling/dp/B000H0IDUW/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1299030449&sr=1-2

Speakers
Logitech X-540 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System with Subwoofer
114.95 (Free Shipping (Not Super Saver Shipping))
http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Surround-Speaker-System-Subwoofer/dp/B000JJM8XE/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1300414909&sr=8-7

Wireless Adapter
TP-Link TL-WN722N 150Mbps High Gain Wireless USB Adapter
http://www.amazon.com/TP-Link-TL-WN722N-150Mbps-Wireless-Adapter/dp/B002WBX9C6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1300142910&sr=8-1
18.93 (Free Shipping)
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  1. Hello Zadius;

    Your build list seems to be missing a CPU cooler. Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm CPU Cooler,
  2. WR2 said:
    Hello Zadius;

    Your build list seems to be missing a CPU cooler. Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm CPU Cooler,


    unless overclocking, stock heatsinks do just fine
  3. I don't think I'm going to overclock, as I want this build to last me as long as possible. So I won't need the extra fan, and I'm probably going to stick with the 965, as I don't want to spend so much on the processor when I already have a nice graphics card. Remember, this computer is mostly for gaming.

    Thanks for the replies though. Any other thoughts?
  4. For a non-overclocking, single GPU system a good 550W PSU will be plenty of power. Corsair Enthusiast Series 650-Watt 80+ Bronze Power Supply 650TX v2 $88 & $10 rebate

    http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/4461/ss122.jpg

    For a non-overclocking single GPU build you don't need a Quad/Tri CrossfireX motherboard like the $$154 a/r MSI 790FX-GD70.
    Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Motherboard $95
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