Need a $1400 gaming PC with Monitor!

Approximate Purchase Date: Doesn't really matter but i want it within 1 - 1.5 months from now.


Budget Range: $1000 - $1400 Before/ After Rebates


System Usage from Most to Least Important: GAMING, surfing the internet, and watching movies.


Parts Not Required: Speakers


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I would say Newegg but I have never tried to build one myself so if you can find a pre-built that would be great!


Country: USA


Parts Preferences: I would like to use an i5-2500k sandy bridge CPU, AMD Radeon HD 6870 and mid tower case.


Overclocking: No


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080


Additional Comments: Thanks in advance!
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  1. Anyone have suggestions or a build? Please help I'm not very good at this.
  2. Hello,

    I advise you to go the New Build section of the forums and post your exact information over there:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum-31-322.html

    They will help you a lot.
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.86 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.99 @ Newegg)
    Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Hard Drive: Mushkin Chronos 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: NZXT Apollo Black NP ATX Mid Tower Case ($67.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.97 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Asus VW246H 24.0" Monitor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($98.99 @ B&H)
    Total: $1385.73
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-06-02 18:53 EDT-0400)
  4. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.86 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.99 @ Newegg)
    Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($109.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Hard Drive: Mushkin Chronos 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Apollo Black NP ATX Mid Tower Case ($67.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.97 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Asus VW246H 24.0" Monitor ($189.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($98.99 @ B&H)
    Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($47.52 @ B&H)
    Mouse: Logitech M310 Wireless Laser Mouse ($24.88 @ Amazon)
    Total: $1308.13
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-06-02 19:10 EDT-0400)
  5. I'd post one I have picked out and watching the prices for myself but seems that bigcyco beat me to the punch. Both are good builds, OP, if you really want 6870 over 7850 then that's up to you.
  6. This topic has been moved from the section Video Games to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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