$2000 Gaming Rig! Help (New Build)

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Approximate Purchase Date: 1-5 months

Budget Range: $2,000 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Editing, Watching Movies, Surfing the Web

Parts Not Required: I need everything

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel, Asus

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I am a extreme gamer, also render lots of videos in 1080p for YouTube, need lots of power

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Here are some of the parts I have came up with: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1LT9T_NZlfNa7cTfWAbUrXK_IxC4F3f2wxDrPnHieuOo

Feel free to comment below if you think I should add or change something. Thanks everyone!
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  1. that link didnt work for me...

    i5 3570K
    z77 mobo
    GTX 670 GPU or better
    16gb RAM 4x 4gb G. Skill or HyperX
    SSD 240gb, HDD 2 tb, BDRw
    Win 7
  2. mojorisin23 said:
    that link didnt work for me...

    i5 3570K
    z77 mobo
    GTX 670 GPU or better
    16gb RAM 4x 4gb G. Skill or HyperX
    SSD 240gb, HDD 2 tb, BDRw
    Win 7


    Link Updated :)
  3. Here you go:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($189.99 @ eCost)
    Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Green 1.5TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($118.29 @ Amazon)
    Hard Drive: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($417.55 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($135.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($88.74 @ CompUSA)
    Optical Drive: LG WH12LS39 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($90.27 @ Amazon)
    Monitor: Asus VE248HL-TAA 24.0" Monitor ($298.46 @ B&H)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.95 @ B&H)
    Total: $1889.20
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

    Add whatever keyboard and mouse you want (I don't include those things as they're mainly personal preference) and you're good to go.
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