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$700 Gaming PC

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March 28, 2012 7:42:03 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Before the end of April

Budget Range: $700 before rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: surfing the internet, gaming, & watching movies.

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, cd drive, & OS.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No preference as long as it's well reputed.

Country: 'Merica

Parts Preferences: I would prefer an Intel processor. (I'm looking at the i5)

Overclocking: Probably not

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I would like the pc to run quietly.

This is going to be my first time building my own so if I'm missing anything let me know.

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March 28, 2012 8:16:50 PM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TheShepherd said:
Approximate Purchase Date: Before the end of April

Budget Range: $700 before rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: surfing the internet, gaming, & watching movies.

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, cd drive, & OS.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No preference as long as it's well reputed.

Country: 'Merica

Parts Preferences: I would prefer an Intel processor. (I'm looking at the i5)

Overclocking: Probably not

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I would like the pc to run quietly.

This is going to be my first time building my own so if I'm missing anything let me know.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $220.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $110.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $50.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $80.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $45.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... = $230.00
a little bit over - but so worth it. Good luck with your build.
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March 28, 2012 8:38:35 PM

if you're not overclocking - get the i5-2400 CPU (it can still overclock to 3.8GHz on all four cores active if you want too):

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- COOLER MASTER HAF 912: $60

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified: $60

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- Samsung by Seagate Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ/ST500DM005 500GB 7200 RPM: $85

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0: $105

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost): $190

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600: $45

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
- GIGABYTE GV-N56GOC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB: $185

TOTAL: $730... and with rebates you'll be within budget...
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