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May 18, 2012 12:24:25 AM

So I'm in the process of building a gaming pc with about a 1k budget i had asked on my game site for suggestions on a good build for the price, i got a response and was looking for a second or many oppinions on what i can improve on and what not keep in mind i know little to nothing of the interior of a computer so tech talk might have to be dumbed down for me but anyways

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - hard drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - graphics card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - power supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - Ram

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - core

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - OS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - SSD

any help would be great i really would appreciate it this is the first computer im trying to build myself im very excited and just dont want to build a dud
also im not sure if this is the correct forum i appologize if its not

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May 18, 2012 2:20:24 AM

someone reply =D
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May 18, 2012 3:25:30 AM

should i write out everything whats the deal =\
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May 18, 2012 12:29:59 PM

Lets try this

Case - COOLER MASTER HAF 912

HD - HGST HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"

Graphics - XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5

Power Supply - PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK III 500W Modular 80PLUS Bronze Power Supply

Ram - G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333

Motherboard - ASRock H61M/U3S3 LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Core - Intel Core i5-2300 Sandy Bridge 2.8GHz (3.1GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52300

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

SSD - Intel 520 Series Cherryville SSDSC2CW120A310 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - OEM

As stated in the first post this is my first ever computer i dont really know much about them im looking for any tips to get the most out of my budget which is about $1,000
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a b 4 Gaming
May 18, 2012 3:05:06 PM

wait incoming sugestion
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a b 4 Gaming
May 18, 2012 3:17:31 PM

OK so ditch the SSD buy later when more funds, the money is better spent on a better i5 and a better GPU.


Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Item #: N82E16811139011
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
$89.99
$79.99
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Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822148697
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
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$109.99
$99.99
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HIS H787F2G2M Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
Item #: N82E16814161411
Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy
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-$20.00 Instant
$20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$359.99
$339.99
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CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817139028
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
-$10.00 Instant
$10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
$79.99
$69.99
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CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Profile Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9
Item #: N82E16820233186
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy
-$5.00 Instant
$54.99
$49.99
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MSI Z77A-G43 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Item #: N82E16813130646
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
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-$10.00 Instant
$124.99
$114.99
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Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 ...
Item #: N82E16819115074
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
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$189.99
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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM
Item #: N82E16832116986
Return Policy: Software Standard Return Policy
$99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Subtotal: $1,044.92
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May 18, 2012 5:44:10 PM

I'm going to take your word on that thanks allot for the reply that seems a lot morpowerful like I said I don't really know much on computer builds I usually buy premades
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May 18, 2012 6:12:48 PM

Do you leave near a micro center? The i5-3570k is $189 there, it's definitely worth the $10 more dollars and the ride.
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May 18, 2012 7:23:42 PM

I do not ive atually nevet heard of that its that the store name
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May 27, 2012 1:03:31 AM

Best answer selected by emuris47.
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