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Approximate Purchase Date:By x-mas

Budget Range: 750 Before Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing, Movies

Parts Not Required: Speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg,microcenter

Country of Origin: U.S.A

Parts Preferences: atleast 23'' monitor

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 and up

i mostly want to play gta4 bfbc2 dirt2 civ5 crysis2 bf3 and a few others
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  1. CPU - $220 - i5-2500k
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    Mobo - $90 - ASRock P67 PRO3 SE LGA 1155
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157249

    Mem - $50 - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    Monitor - $180 - Asus VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236117&cm_sp=Cat_Monitors-_-Daily_Deal-_-24-236-117

    GPU - $130 - ASUS ENGTX550 TI DC/DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 550
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121435

    Case - $70 - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

    PSU - $55 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182032

    Optical - $19 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

    HDD - $60 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

    Total: $785

    EDIT: Added PSU/Optical/HDD and reduced costs. Still goes a little out of budget, and you probably want a better VGA than a 550 ti. You might want to go with an AMD build instead, a decent i5-2500k gaming build is just outside of your budget :(
  2. gmcizzle said:
    CPU - $220 - i5-2500k
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    Mobo - $90 - ASRock P67 PRO3 SE LGA 1155
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157249

    Mem - $50 - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    Monitor - $180 - Asus VH238H Black 23" Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236117&cm_sp=Cat_Monitors-_-Daily_Deal-_-24-236-117

    GPU - $220 - GIGABYTE GV-N560UD-1G GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125401

    Case - $70 - Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

    Total: $750

    Hdd? Optical? PSU?
  3. Whoops haha forgot about the PSU. I forgot about the HDD and optical too shame on me. I guess I reuse mine every new build so I always forget to include those.
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