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February 5, 2012 12:47:41 AM

Hello. I'm a SWTOR end-game gamer. I always wanted to build my first computer and Ive done allot of research and I came up with a pretty decent build. My goal is around $1200. Whats missing is a nice monitor and also my GPU. Really want to be able to play on the highest settings with great FPS. Would love to see this beautiful game for what it really is. Also if you see anything that isn't compatible please point it out before I order in the morning.

My current gaming rig:

LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM


Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top .

Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX850 V2 850W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CML8GX3M2A1600C9B

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

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

XIGMATEK Gaia SD1283 120mm Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler bracket included LGA 2011 i7 i5 775 1155 AMD and dual fan push pull



Sorry I couldn't link, but yes this is what i came with so far witch the combined price is $707.92



I believe Im in budget for a great graphics card and a monitor. Please give advice really look foward to it.

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February 5, 2012 1:10:56 AM

Sorry totally forgot.

Approximate Purchase Date:Tonight/In the morning

Budget Range: 1200 before rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming only

Parts Not Required: keyboard,mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: New egg

Country: US

Parts Preferences: Just want it to work

Overclocking: Yes(In the future)

SLI or Crossfire: Yes. If i can afford it/need It need advice.

Monitor Resolution: One of the items I need

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February 5, 2012 1:42:17 AM

Switch that heatsink out for a Hyper 212 EVO. Significantly better at a similar price.

Hm. $500 in the running for both? Looks like a $150 monitor and a good 570.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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February 5, 2012 3:16:15 AM

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February 5, 2012 3:17:37 AM

Thanks for the reply. I don't know how I didn't see the post before mine that said exactly what you just said. But thanks anyways just ordered my computer 2sec ago :) 
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February 5, 2012 6:10:28 AM

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