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November 10, 2011 7:04:24 AM

Bonus at work = New Desktop! I've built my own system before, but I'm terrible at choosing parts and was hoping to get some help from people smarter than I.
  • Approximate Purchase Date: Within a week or two
  • Budget Range: $1500 after rebate
  • System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming > Running a VM > Development > Web Browsing
  • Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Operating System
  • Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No real preference, I usually use Newegg
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel CPU, would like to get both an SSD and a 1TB HDD, and at least 8 gigs of good RAM
  • Overclocking: No
  • SLI or Crossfire: No
  • Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200
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    November 10, 2011 7:23:36 AM

    Here is a build for you should be what your looking for and you can even get anoter GPU for SLI and still be under your mark or you can get 1 higher end card like the 570 or 580 and be a little over

    Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $100.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    Intel Core i5-2500K - $220.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    ASRock Z68 Extreme4 - $180.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    Enermax ETS-T40 T.B.APOLLISH CPU Cooler - $44.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 2GB - $270.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB - $140.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    Crucial M4 64 GB SSD - $115.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - $47.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified - $105.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

    Total: $1221.00 (not including MIRs/Shipping)
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    November 10, 2011 7:45:24 AM
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    November 12, 2011 6:26:11 AM

    whose links?
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    November 12, 2011 6:30:57 AM

    never mind.
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    November 12, 2011 6:33:05 AM

    Okay is there anything else you want help on or have you decided which build togo with?
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    November 12, 2011 7:55:09 AM

    Best answer selected by Osmose1000.
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