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$1100-$1300 Gaming Build

Approximate Purchase Date: Today

Budget Range: $1100-1300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Movies

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Speakers, Keyboard, Mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: None

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes, in the future

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 probably

I’ve been lurking the past few days finding out the best system for my money, and have come up with this. If there’s anything you see that could be an inexpensive upgrade/better value then what I’ve got listed, please let me know as I plan to buy tonight! Thanks!

Corsair carbide series 400R Mid Tower $86.42
http://www.directcanada.com/search/?kw=corsair%20carbide%20400r

XFX 750W Core Edition Single Rail $96.47
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950AC3877&vpn=P1750SNLB9&manufacture=Others

ASUS P8Z77-V LE ATX LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 3PCI SATA3 DVI HDMI DP USB3.0 Motherboard $155.44
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10530BD9597&vpn=P8Z77-V%20LE&manufacture=ASUS

Intel i5-3570k $209.99
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2373004&CatId=1969

Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo $31.05
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=11130AC0554&vpn=RR-212E-20PK-R2&manufacture=COOLERMASTER

Crucial Ballistix BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S0 Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB (2x 4GB), PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 240-pin DIMM, 1.5V, CL9, Non-ECC, Unbuffered $44.97
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1412141&Sku=C19-6177

Seagate 1TB 7200RPM $111.30
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=14120DR5445&vpn=ST1000DM003&manufacture=SEAGATE

ASUS DRW-24B1ST 24X SATA DVD Writer OEM Black $16.89
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10530DR5213&vpn=DRW-24B1ST%20Bulk&manufacture=ASUS

ASUS Radeon HD 7870 1000MHZ 2GB 4.8GHZ GDDR5 DVI HDMI 2XMINIDP PCI-E Video Card $353.98
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10530BD5693&vpn=HD7870-DC2-2GD5&manufacture=ASUS

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT SP1 DVD OEM $109.79
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12850SW2113&vpn=GFC-02050&manufacture=MICROSOFT

Total : $1216.30
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  1. Best answer
    Everything looks good but the motherboard. That board doesn't run dual cards @ x8 & x8. Check this board out down below.

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131837 $154.99 FREE SHIPPING
    ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

    or....

    http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/241881/GA-Z77X-UD3H/Gigabyte/ $164.35 FREE SHIPPING
    Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Z77DDR3 3PCI-E16 3PCI-E1 HDMI CrossFireX/SLI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard
  2. Thanks, I appreciate your reply - going with the ASUS.
  3. Best answer selected by ENJC019.
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