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$1000-$1300 Custom PC Build

Hello Everybody,

I am looking to build my first custom PC. The PC I am currently using is slowww and I need to upgrade.
Here are the parts that I am interested in buying:

Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: $1000 - $1300. Never used rebates before so I don't think I need it :X

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Editing, Normal uses (Web)

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, hard drives, dvd drive, monitors

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.com , Newegg.com , US.NCIX.com (Any other trusted website is okay, I am mostly going to buy some in stores i.e Frys since some of the parts I like are cheaper there)

Country: U.S.A (North America)

Parts Preferences:
Case:
COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced

Motherboard:
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68
or
GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD4 LGA 1155 Intel Z68
Pick one for me please or any others recommendation are welcome!

PSU:
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W

GPU:
XFX Radeon HD 7950 Double D Black Edition 900MHZ 3GB 5.0 GBPS

CPU:
Intel Core i7-2600K Processor

RAM:
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Blue

FAN:
Case Fans: Cooler Master 120mm Silent Case Fan 4-in-1 Value Pack

CPU Fan: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

Overclocking: Maybe ~ Most likely no because my dad said if I overclock my hardware, they will die sooner and I would have to buy a new one.

SLI or Crossfire: NO

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 on Samsung 24in and 1680x1050 on Acer 19in

Additional Comments: My comp right now is like a chain saw. I would love my new build is as quite as possible.

Open suggestions. I would love to hear recommendation and suggestions from everybody!
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  1. If you don't Crossfire why to spend a lot of money to a motherboard.
    My recomendations.
    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271 122$
    GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128498 150$
    ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131792 180$
    Ill recommend you to buy 2 X 8GB RAM because if you need in the future an upgrade to 32 GB you can do it.
    Crucial Ballistix sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148545
    GeIL Evo Two 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820144569
  2. Best answer
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  3. I dunno which reply will be selected as the best answer lol. Thanks for replying to my questions. I think 16GB or i7 are overkill in my opinion. With those parts that I selected, It would cost around $1400, which is kind of too much for my budget. I guess I will step down to i5 and 8GB, and get an SSD for those money instead
  4. Good luck with your build.
  5. Best answer selected by xSOL.
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