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$1000 gaming rid, need recoomendations and advice

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January 12, 2012 12:55:36 AM

hello, so im looking to build a gaming rig under $1000, i am looking to be running the new diablo 3 probably on high or ultra grpahics and other games too.

Country: Canada
Website: Doesnt matter whichever is reliable and cheapest. right now im looking at newegg
Budget:- $1000
applications: just gaming and other applications like quicbooks, etc!
currently i am looking at this stuff in newegg.ca..

RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 ...

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel ...

RAIDMAX Tornado ATX-238WU Black / Blue SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard


ok. first off, i am paying $940 for this build

QUESTIONS!


is my build compatible with each other, like will my motherboard fit in my case, is my ram compatible, will my fan fit on my motherboard etc..

Is my build good to run diablo 3/skyrim/bf3/starcraft 2 etc. on high or ultra

is my psu wattage high enough for my build?

is my psu good.

Will my computer ever get slow and unresponsive? because thats what my storeboughten acer does, and thats why im looking to build a gaming computer/

Is my gpu good? because i want to run most games on max/ultra.. preferabbly ultra.

and do u recommend the intel i5 for gaming?
is my cpu fan good to cool my i5 if i am looking to overclock?


yeah thats about it.

please answer as many questions as u can!

if u find the above parts somewhere else cheaper in canada please post!



If u can find the and


More about : 1000 gaming rid recoomendations advice

January 12, 2012 1:13:44 AM

My almost 5 years old PC run skyrim and SC2 on ultra so this PC will overkill it easely (I doubt D3 will be PC heavy)

With the anouncement of the 7000 series a 6870 1gb is now 150$ (worth the extra money IMO)

I can't talk about the mobo your listed but I juvet bought as a gift to my bro an i5-2500 with this mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

And realy I'm impressed about it for the low price but someone else might know more then me to compare both mobo.

As for the i5 yes everyone will reccomand it for gaming since the i7 do not perform any bether for gaming purpose.
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