$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) m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuild me the best $800-$1000 AMD based PC. Forum Solved£800 - $1300 - 1000 euro 1st time gaming pc build any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Forum SolvedLooking to build a gaming PC for around $800-$1000 Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming Build Forum SolvedGaming PC Build 800-1000$ Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming pc build Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming PC Build Forum Solvednew to pc gaming need help on a 800-1000$ build Forum Solved€800-1000€ gaming pc build Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming build Forum Solved800 to 1000$ gaming build for running games at high or medium Forum SolvedGaming build request $800-1000 Forum Solved800-1000$ Gaming build suggestions Forum SolvedBest build within £800-1000 Forum SolvedFirst time gaming PC build between $800 & $1000 Forum SolvedGaming Build for $800-$1000 Suggestions - i5-3570k/GTX 670? Forum SolvedNeed an $800 to $1000 gaming build Forum SolvedGaming PC Build $800 to $1000 Canadian Forum SolvedNeed help building gaming pc 800-1000$ Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming build focused on graphic intensive games like Metro Last Light etc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !