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May 5, 2012 6:35:25 PM

Hello, I wanted to ask s the specs are good and if you guys can help me get the best bang for the buck here. I have read a lot in this forum so this is what i have come up with. And the thing i will like to do is this with the pc:
-Gaming 1080p
-Some designing I'm studying engineering
-Movies
-and Gaming plus video and photo editing
-Gaming
Monitor 24" or more
I already have windows 7, hdd 1tb 3gbs, a 9800gtx+ for physics if i can use it with ati card, dvd drive.
Here my cart list in newegg i will like to keep the build in the 1000-1350 the less the better.

Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $79.99 plus 10 mail in rebate
Monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $139.99
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $259.99
Sound Card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $23.99 10 mail in rebate
Power Supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $99.99 20 mail in rebate and 15% off with code so 64.99
Speakers: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $89.99
Keyboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $29.99
Mouse: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $69.99
RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $46.99
Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $112.99
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $219.99
Case Fans: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 80mm $3.29, 120mm x4 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $8.99 each 33.56 all
CPU fan: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $46.99
Headset: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $69.99
Total $1327.72 if you guys can make it better and cheaper i will love it and thx in advance.
O Games i plan to play Metro 2033, BF3 ultra setting, Skyrim, Crysis 2 new games and i will like them to be most of the time in the max setting 1920x1080p

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May 5, 2012 6:37:03 PM

I forgot I plan On Overclocking everything as much as possible with air cooling
May 5, 2012 7:00:58 PM

your headset mouse keyboard speakers and monitor are what are pushing you over the budget xD

And do you have a HDD?
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May 5, 2012 7:19:20 PM

Yes I have a hdd but i need that stuff do you know something better
May 5, 2012 9:26:21 PM

I can't really think of anything that will cut down on costs too much.
I don't believe that the sound card is 100% necessary, and you could always just buy a cheap mouse/keyboard for the time being.
You could probably also find a decent case for about $50. I'm not too experienced in PC building myself so I don't want to give you any bad advice.
May 5, 2012 10:04:38 PM

You want a Z77 board if you plan on video editing for the use of quick syn and lucid virtu. Also I would hold off on a sound card until you hear the on board sound first. Chances are you will forgo purchasing the sound card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $379.98
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=Z77%20Extre... <----- another look at that board

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $44.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB


And 650w psu = dual 7850's and 750w psu = dual 7870's
May 5, 2012 10:27:20 PM

ok thx for the advice and my video editing plan is not really heavy video editing more like fraps and some short videos anymore advice
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