800-900 dollar build (don't need windows or HDD) Tags: New Build Hard Drives Systems Last response: April 20, 2012 4:44 AM in Systems Share klooste April 20, 2012 3:11:08 AM Approximate Purchase Date: This weekend Budget Range: 800-900 (avoid rebates if possible...) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, school work, music, watching videos Parts Not Required: Windows and a HDD. I have a 1TB 7200 RpM or a mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Not picky Country: Canada Parts Preferences: Prefer intel, perhaps going with a 2500k? I would like a case that has decent cable management (first build here) Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: In the future perhaps Monitor Resolution: ( 1920x1080, 1920x1200) Additional Comments: Looking for a budget gaming desktop if possible. Please include a keyboard in your suggestion =D Thanks in advance Parts selected thus far CPU intel 2500k (http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/232639/BX80623I52500K...) 213.99 GPU:http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/232917/GV%2DN560OC%2D... More about : 800 900 dollar build windows hdd James McKeane April 20, 2012 4:44:23 AM With a monitor, a 2500k wouldn't fit under budget. I think an i3-2120 will suit for the time being (you can also check out AMD's Phenom II Black Ed. CPU's for other options). Total: $890 w/o rebates (don't like em either) Part list permalink / Part price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($127.99 @ Vuugo) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($149.99 @ Canada Computers) Memory: Corsair 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($19.84 @ DirectCanada) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Video Card ($199.99 @ NCIX) Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($42.88 @ Canada Computers) Power Supply: Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($97.99 @ NCIX) Optical Drive: LG GH22NS90B DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg Canada) Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($129.99 @ Canada Computers) Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($9.99 @ Newegg Canada) Total: $794.65 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated 2012-04-20 00:44 EDT-0400) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !