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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=N82E16811119233 - case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145299 - hard drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150521 - graphics card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703035 - power supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231426 - Ram

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157236 - Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115076 - core

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986 - OS

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167095 - 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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  1. someone reply =D
  2. should i write out everything whats the deal =\
  3. 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
  4. wait incoming sugestion
  5. Best answer
    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
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139011

    Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    Item #: N82E16822148697
    Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
    Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
    Recover Your Data(expand for options)
    -$10.00 Instant
    $109.99
    $99.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148697

    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
    Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
    -$20.00 Instant
    $20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card
    $359.99
    $339.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161411


    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
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

    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
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186

    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
    Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
    -$10.00 Instant
    $124.99
    $114.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130646

    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
    Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
    $189.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115074

    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=N82E16832116986

    Subtotal: $1,044.92
  6. 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
  7. Do you leave near a micro center? The i5-3570k is $189 there, it's definitely worth the $10 more dollars and the ride.
  8. I do not ive atually nevet heard of that its that the store name
  9. Best answer selected by emuris47.
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