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Everyday PC Build Check
May 1, 2012, 3:10 PM
Approximate Purchase Date: This month.
Budget Range: $500 - $700
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the internet, music, watching movies..
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, HDD(Caviar Blue 500GB), Motherboard (MSI Z77A-G43), Case (HAF 912), PSU (ModXTreme 600W)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.com
Parts Preferences: Whatever has the best efficiency; Intel processor though.
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024
Additional Comments: This will be an all-purpose everyday desktop. Debating what CPU I should get 3570k for $250+ or 2500k for $220. Also what GPU should I get?
EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti DS Superclocked
= $272.09 (Couldn't find a 7850 that would ship to Guam for the same price if you find one though, let me know)
Need 8GB RAM
= 631.42 (not including ram)
May 1, 2012
everyday build check
May 1, 2012, 3:49 PM
for your budget i would go for the 2500k
$45 Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model 996776
May 1, 2012, 3:55 PM
Build looks fine. I might only suggest giving some serious thought to an SSD.
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