$800-$1000 build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: April 19, 2012 7:28 PM in Systems Share orbero April 19, 2012 6:40:54 AM Approximate Purchase Date: In a few weeks Budget Range: 800-1000, would prefer closer to 800 including taxes and shipping. I might be able to go as high as 1200 if I wait a few weeks more. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, netflix, Parts Not Required: I don't have anything. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No preference Country: Canada Parts Preferences: I would like at least a 23" monitor Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, Additional Comments: I want to be able to play Skyrim, Battlefield 3, Civ V, and The Witcher. More about : 800 1000 build James McKeane April 19, 2012 7:02:27 PM Part list permalink / Part price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.10 @ DirectCanada) Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($139.99 @ Canada Computers) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Canada Computers) Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg Canada) Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($149.99 @ NCIX) Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($50.98 @ NCIX) Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Canada Computers) Optical Drive: LG GH22NS90B DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg Canada) Monitor: HP 2311x 23.0" Monitor ($143.98 @ NCIX) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($105.92 @ TigerDirect Canada) Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($9.99 @ Newegg Canada) Mouse: Logitech B100 Wired Optical Mouse ($7.99 @ Newegg Canada) Total: $958.90 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated 2012-04-19 15:02 EDT-0400) striker410 April 19, 2012 7:28:09 PM ^ this guy... knows what he's doing. Few tweaks though. -Change to the Z77 Extreme4 (same price) -Grab an Antec 300 -get a 500w PSU or 750w. Either go double cards or single. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Build for Adobe CS6 $ 800-$1000 Forum Workstation build for $ 800-$1,000 - First time builder Forum $ 800-$1000 First gaming build Forum $ 800-$1000 Intel Build Forum New build on an 800-1000 dollar budget Forum $ 800-$1000 Gaming Build Upgrade Forum New build suggestions, $ 800-1000 Photo Editing and Gaming rig. Forum [New Build ] First Build Gaming/Media Player 800-1000 Forum $ 800-1000 Photo/Video Editing Build - No Gaming Forum $ 800-1000 first time build looking for suggestions Forum Need help with first build 800-1000 $ gaming comp Forum New Build $ 800-1000 Forum New build around $ 800-1000 Forum HTPC $ 800-$1000 build Forum Seeking advice on gaming build . [ 800-1000 $] Forum $ 800-$1000 build Forum How's she looking ($ 800-$1000 Build ) Forum I5 800-1000 gaming build Forum Feedback on new build. Forum [Solved] $800-$1000 build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !