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Help building a gaming computer - $800-$1,000

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April 9, 2012 11:29:08 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next few months


Budget Range: (800-1000) After Rebates - preferably


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies and surfing


Parts Not Required: Keyboard and mouse


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.newegg.com, www.tigerdirect.com or anywhere i can get a good deal


Country: US


Parts Preferences: by brand or type - Any good reliable brands


Overclocking: No idea


SLI or Crossfire: No idea


Monitor Resolution: Looking to get a new monitor on a whole different $200 ish budget so any suggestions on that would be awesome too


Additional Comments: None that i can really think of right now, but any and all help is appreciated. Thanks.
April 23, 2012 2:09:38 AM

el loco peson said:
Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next few months


Budget Range: (800-1000) After Rebates - preferably


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies and surfing


Parts Not Required: Keyboard and mouse


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.newegg.com, www.tigerdirect.com or anywhere i can get a good deal


Country: US


Parts Preferences: by brand or type - Any good reliable brands


Overclocking: No idea


SLI or Crossfire: No idea


Monitor Resolution: Looking to get a new monitor on a whole different $200 ish budget so any suggestions on that would be awesome too


Additional Comments: None that i can really think of right now, but any and all help is appreciated. Thanks.
$1005 at TD/NE before rebates

Part list permalink / Part price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($117.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($117.27 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS70 OEM DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $930.74
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated 2012-04-22 22:08 EDT-0400)

Monitor: ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor
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