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Need new pc build ideas for upcoming games

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February 20, 2012 9:10:46 PM

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:) 








February 20, 2012 11:22:50 PM

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=N82E168...

ASUS Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE GV-N56GOC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX550M 550W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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February 21, 2012 7:25:47 AM

MOBO : ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU : AMD Phenom II X4 975 Black Edition
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM : Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
HDD : Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU : EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU : SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CASE : COOLER MASTER HAF 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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=N82E168...
CPU : I5 2500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM : Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
HDD : Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU : GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 560 Ti
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
PSU : Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CASE : COOLER MASTER HAF 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TOTAL : $797.93 and 788$ after rebates.
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February 21, 2012 12:38:50 PM

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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