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August 4, 2011 1:22:49 AM

Hey,


I'm looking to help a friend who want's a semi budget gaming system. He needs good parts but needs them to be within budget. I want to get some advice for them as I can pretty much build anything so heres what he need it for.


Diablo 3
Battlefield 3
League of legends

and more future games over the next year to year and a half. Battlefield 3 is the most important but it doesnt need to be maxed out just run smoothly and run at at least high. The budget $1,000 - 1,300. He will need a monitor if it is possible to fit into that budget. but there is also a possibility we might not need it in that budget and buy one later.


He wont prefer any parts or anything so just go ahead with what u think is good.


please use this site for the parts first www.canadacomputers.com or www.tigerdirect.ca (if you see a good computer pre-built on futureshop, bestbuy or staple Canadian sites thats ok to._

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August 4, 2011 2:02:47 AM

Case CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced with Window 125
CPU Intel Core i5 2500K 219
Motherboard ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Motherboard B3 205
Graphics Gainward GeForce GTX 570 1280MB Dual Fan 349
RAM G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM (2x4GB) DDR3 109
HDD Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB HD103SJ 59
Power OCZ Fatal1ty Series 750W Modular 129
Optical Lite-On IHAS324 24x DVDRW 29
CPU Fan CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler 33
1257
These are Aus prices so it will be less in the states.
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a b 4 Gaming
August 4, 2011 5:51:12 AM
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August 4, 2011 5:59:02 AM

Sometimes our links are just messed up for no reason... you can cut and paste those URLs as needed.
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a b 4 Gaming
August 4, 2011 2:35:06 PM

+1 @Proximon's build. I personally would not buy a Coolermaster case, but that's just me; a lot of people like them.
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August 4, 2011 2:45:58 PM

I think theres a typo on Proximon's build?

i7-2500k?

Shouldn't that be either:
i5-2500k
OR
i7-2600k?
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a b 4 Gaming
August 4, 2011 7:04:18 PM

Thanks to both of you for the corrections/help :) 
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a b 4 Gaming
August 4, 2011 7:08:33 PM

Onus said:
+1 @Proximon's build. I personally would not buy a Coolermaster case, but that's just me; a lot of people like them.


I like many of them. I don't like the styling of the HAFs and would never own one, but many do like them. I've used many Elite and Gladiator cases in builds, and we have a 690 in the house somewhere.
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August 5, 2011 7:39:27 PM

Thanks for the help guys I'll most likely be going with proximon build and see how that goes from there.
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August 5, 2011 7:39:38 PM

Best answer selected by thedude300.
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