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Battlefield 3 ready PC.

I've been reading the forums and looking into some popular component and I wanted to build a gaming PC that would run BF3 at High settings. The PC that i'd like to build would be used mainly for gaming, internet, watching movies and listening to music.

Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime next week

Budget Range: About $1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming(BF3 and Batman Arkham City), internet, HD movies and music

Parts Not Required: Windows 7, monitor, keyboard and mouse.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon and Microcenter.

Country of Origin: US(Cali)

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking:Maybe don't know much about it

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe sometime in the future

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: None

This is what i've come out with

CPU: Intel I5 2500k http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354589&bc=

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128512

GPU: HIS H697F2G2M Radeon HD 6970 2GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161356

Case and DVD Burner: Corsair 500 R and Lite On Dvd Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.743719

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850M 850W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139029

Heatsink: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

HDD: Samsung Spinpoint 1TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

Ram: G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB 1600 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314

What do you guys think? Any help will be much appreciated.
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  1. Best answer
    Well for $1000 here's a few tweaks I would make.
    It'll give you roughly the same performance for less or better.
    Check out the $850 or $1000 builds here:
    http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore
  2. For your ram get the ripjaw x series(newer and better)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428
  3. Best answer selected by Deenoxl.
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