Need new pc build ideas for upcoming games

Approximate Purchase Date: this week or next week (unless you guys know of something and i should wait on the video card)

Budget Range: $600-800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS


Country: US

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Amd cpu

additional comments: trying to get ready for guildwars2,diablo3 and tera online, would like the new rig to run all games on max setting. Im a complete idiot when it comes to computers so be noob friendly if you can:)
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  1. As you want an AMD cnfiguration, here we go:

    AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition Deneb 3.7GHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103935

    ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131736

    GIGABYTE GV-N56GOC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125383

    CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145315

    CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX550M 550W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139032

    Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153
  2. MOBO : ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157280
    CPU : AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103923
    RAM : Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104231
    HDD : Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148767
    GPU : EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130623
    PSU : SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151095
    CASE : COOLER MASTER HAF 912
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119233
    TOTAL : $753.93 and 714$ after mail in rebates.

    Here is an Intel i5 2500k build in the same price.

    MOBO : ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157279
    CPU : I5 2500K
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072
    RAM : Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148463
    HDD : Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148767
    GPU : GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 560 Ti
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125401
    PSU : Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371031
    CASE : COOLER MASTER HAF 912
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119233
    TOTAL : $797.93 and 788$ after rebates.
  3. sosofm, +! both builds are awesume but i will go with the intel one, it will give more gaming performance and efficiency
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