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June 4, 2012 12:37:00 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: 2-3 weeks

Budget Range: about 500$ right now...

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, youtube,surfing the web

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon, microcenter anything cheap... live in wisconsin but aunt will go to microcenter


Parts Preferences: intel probably 2500k.. want to be able to ad gtx 560 ti in the future, 8 gb of ram

Overclocking: maybe in the future

SLI or Crossfire:no at least not for a while

Monitor Resolution: 1920-1080 ... if i can get this before tomarrow

Additional Comments: this is just temporrary, i will need a video card in the future. can you explain to me what the benefits of sound cards are? finally mostly for minecraft in the beginning want to be able to play at lease high settings with nodus or maybe medium with nodus.
Thank you for your help

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June 4, 2012 3:42:11 AM

You couldnt be able to come up with a 500$ build with your requirements.
Cpu is around 200$
Gpu is around 240$
And that is alrdy 440$ not including other parts.
a b 4 Gaming
June 4, 2012 4:24:11 AM

He said "in the future" mate. :p 
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a b 4 Gaming
June 4, 2012 2:49:34 PM

well you could start off with this and throw more parts into the build later on

i5 3570k
asrock extreme4
antec one
xfx 550w power supply
500gb hard drive or less
4gb 1333mhz ram

you will be using intergrated graphics until you get the graphics card
June 6, 2012 2:12:57 AM

Could you please add some links?