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Hi, iv'e never build a computer before so im not really sure what parts to choose, I have not chose any parts yet. I was going to buy a laptop but it wouldn't fit my needs. I need the computer to multitask, run games such as skyrim, bf3, diablo at high( can go for lower settings if my budget is not that good)

Approximate Purchase Date: This weekend/next week

Budget Range: 800 max

System Usage from Most to Least Important: School, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies, listening to music

Parts Not Required: OS
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg?

Country: California, US

Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: I don't know

SLI or Crossfire: I don't know
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1200
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  1. http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/5022/compic1.jpg

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    Ok i think i have my build ready?

    Mobo: ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    Graphics:EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
    Processor: I69-3570K ::Intel Core i5-3570K BX806237i53570K Processor - Quad Core, 6MB
    Dvd drive: L12-1312 OEM ::Lite-On IHAS124-04 Internal DVD Writer - DVD+R 24X, DVD-R 24X, DVD+RW 8X, DVD-RW 6X, DVD+R DL 8X, SATA (OEM)(0.3 lbs)
    RAM: C13-5720 ::Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB (2x 4GB), PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 9-9-9-24 CAS Latency, Intel XMP Ready, Unbuffered(0.3 lbs)
    Power: ULT-LSP450 ::Ultra LSP450 450-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, 135mm Fan, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration(4.45 lbs
    Storage: TSD-500AAKX ::Western Digital WD5000AAKX Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 500GB, 3.5", SATA 6Gbps, 7200RPM, 16MB(1.2 lbs)
    Case: C283-3122 ::Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case - ATX/Micro-ATX, USB, Audio, 120mm Blue LED Fan, Black(13 lbs)

    Am i set?
  2. ^^ no you are not. your psu, get the corsair cx 430v2, or an antec ea 430w. change your cpu from 3570 to a 2500k, that will save you arround 40$, spend those 40$ and get the amd radeon hd6870. good luck!
  3. manu 11 said:
    ^^ no you are not. your psu, get the corsair cx 430v2, or an antec ea 430w. change your cpu from 3570 to a 2500k, that will save you arround 40$, spend those 40$ and get the amd radeon hd6870. good luck!


    Ok, sounds good?

    Mobo: ASRock Z75 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    Graphics:SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (100314-3L )
    Processor: I69-2500K ::Intel Core i5-2500K BX80623I52500 Unlocked Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 3.30 GHz (3.70 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan, Retail(0.9 lbs)
    Dvd drive: L12-1312 OEM ::Lite-On IHAS124-04 Internal DVD Writer - DVD+R 24X, DVD-R 24X, DVD+RW 8X, DVD-RW 6X, DVD+R DL 8X, SATA (OEM)(0.3 lbs)
    RAM: C13-5720 ::Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB (2x 4GB), PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 9-9-9-24 CAS Latency, Intel XMP Ready, Unbuffered(0.3 lbs)
    Power: Antec EarthWatts Green EA-430D Green 430W Continuous power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS 12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    Storage: TSD-500AAKX ::Western Digital WD5000AAKX Caviar Blue Hard Drive - 500GB, 3.5", SATA 6Gbps, 7200RPM, 16MB(1.2 lbs)
    Case: C283-3122 ::Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case - ATX/Micro-ATX, USB, Audio, 120mm Blue LED Fan, Black(13 lbs)
  4. idk where in CA you live, but i am in the same spot myself trying to build a gaming pc for around $800 and found that parts at microcenter are much cheaper. 3570K $190 or 2500K $160 and some MOBOs w/3570K get you $50 off. I know you said new egg your fav but i thought i would throw that out there.

    GL :D
  5. emptybox said:
    Hi, iv'e never build a computer before so im not really sure what parts to choose, I have not chose any parts yet. I was going to buy a laptop but it wouldn't fit my needs. I need the computer to multitask, run games such as skyrim, bf3, diablo at high( can go for lower settings if my budget is not that good)

    Approximate Purchase Date: This weekend/next week

    Budget Range: 800 max

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: School, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies, listening to music

    Parts Not Required: OS
    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg?

    Country: California, US

    Parts Preferences: none

    Overclocking: I don't know

    SLI or Crossfire: I don't know
    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1200

    http://www.microcenter.com/at_the_stores/index.html <----- do you live within driving distance of any of these California microcenter stores?
  6. ^Yes i can go to the one in tustin
  7. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0385091 $49.99
    Xigmatek Asgard Pro ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0348766 $59.99
    Antec High Current Gamer Series 520W ATX Power Supply

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0388089 $49.99
    ASRock H61M-HVS H61 1155 mATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354590 $139.99
    Intel Core i5 2400 LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

    or...

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0376494 $109.99
    Intel Core i3 2125 LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0349060 $27.99
    Corsair 4GB DDR3-1333 (PC3-10666) CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit (Two 2GB Memory Modules)

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0382272 $15.99
    LG 22x DVD±RW Super Multi Dual Layer Burner - OEM

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0365148 $59.99
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB 7,200RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ST3500413AS - OEM

    http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-Superclocked-Mini-HDMI-Graphics-01G-P3-1463-KR/dp/B0050I1PGU/ref=pd_cp_e_3 $169.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Superclocked 1024 MB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 2DVI/Mini-HDMI SLI Ready Graphics Card, 01G-P3-1463-KR
  8. Can't beat those prices
  9. Why_Me said:
    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0385091 $49.99
    Xigmatek Asgard Pro ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0348766 $59.99
    Antec High Current Gamer Series 520W ATX Power Supply

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0388089 $49.99
    ASRock H61M-HVS H61 1155 mATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354590 $139.99
    Intel Core i5 2400 LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

    or...

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0376494 $109.99
    Intel Core i3 2125 LGA 1155 Boxed Processor

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0349060 $27.99
    Corsair 4GB DDR3-1333 (PC3-10666) CL9 Dual Channel Desktop Memory Kit (Two 2GB Memory Modules)

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0382272 $15.99
    LG 22x DVD±RW Super Multi Dual Layer Burner - OEM

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0365148 $59.99
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB 7,200RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive ST3500413AS - OEM

    http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-Superclocked-Mini-HDMI-Graphics-01G-P3-1463-KR/dp/B0050I1PGU/ref=pd_cp_e_3 $169.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Superclocked 1024 MB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 2DVI/Mini-HDMI SLI Ready Graphics Card, 01G-P3-1463-KR


    Hey thanks, um some stuff are not available but ive decided i will purchase all parts from microcenter and pick them up:

    Motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V LX LGA 1155 Z68 ATX Intel Motherboard ($59.99)

    Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor ($169.99)

    Graphics: 01G-P3-1463-KR NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SuperClocked 1024MB GDDR5 PCIe 2.0 x16 Video Card($199.99)

    RAM: Vengeance Series 8GB DDR3-1600($52.99)

    Internal hardrive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0G... Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 500GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0G... ($74.99)

    PSU: High Current Gamer Series 520W ATX Power Supply($59.99)

    Case: Commander Mid Tower ATX Computer Case($47.99)

    Dvd drive: LG 22x DVD±RW Super Multi Dual Layer Burner - OEM ($15.99)

    Total: ~735$ (tax included)

    Is this good?, just give me a go if it is, thanks!
  10. Best answer
    Looks good. :)
  11. Why_Me said:
    Looks good. :)


    Ok thanks, will build tomorrow! :pt1cable: YAY
  12. Best answer selected by emptybox.
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