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March 20, 2012 4:20:23 AM

With my tax return i'm wanting to build a new pc. My old one died and instead of fixing it i figure why not just upgrade while im at it? Current have AMD but looking to go with one of the i7's. Been hearing alot about them. old pc is amd spider rig, 4 gb ram, quad core black edition

As for the new PC i'm looking to spend about $1000 Willing to go up to $1500 or so if the extra money will make it worth it. If i feel really frisky i might spend more well see

And as for the actual components i'm looking for suggestions on any and all of it
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Mobo - friends are recommending asus but i have read nothing but horrible reviews, from what ive seen so perhaps gigabyte?

Memory - Probably going with Gskill or Corsair here, want at the minimum 8GB found this on new egg any thoughts?

- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU - Def want an i7, just not sure which to get exactly, not sure if spending the extra money here is really worth it
Graphics card - Want something that will let he run any and everything with no lag, weather its one expensive card or possibly two, again not exactly sure what im looking for here

Hard drive I might use the HD from my old pc too, but would like suggestions on a fast gaming hd...and anyone with any experience with ssd? are they worth it. i will probably be running two hard drives, one for games and one for all my other crap

Case - Power supply not too worried about the case and power supply for now unless you have recommendations on them, and how much power do i need? like if later i decide to upgrade how many watts should i need?

I have some knowledge of pc's, ive built a few, but im not really advanced enough to know which specific parts i should get, and of course its been a couple years since i last upgraded so please feel free to suggest entire builds, specific parts, or any accessories or advice you like! any advice would be great thank you! :D 

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March 20, 2012 4:23:08 AM

OH sorry i just read the building a new pc template, im a tard lol

But i use a 32in tv as a monitor and it is 1920x1080p
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March 20, 2012 9:28:29 AM

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Cooler Master HAF ATX Mid Tower Case, RC-922M-KKN1-GP (Black)

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Cooler Master Computer Case Cooling R4-LUS-07AR-GP (Red)

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OCZ ZS Series 750W 80PLUS Bronze High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

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

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Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K

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COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+

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G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB

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ADATA S510 Series AS510S3-120GM-O 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) - OEM

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Asus 24xDVD±RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black)

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SAPPHIRE 11196-02-40G Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (OC Version)
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