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$2000 Gaming Rig! Help (New Build)

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June 28, 2012 5:11:54 PM

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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_NZlfNa7cT...

Feel free to comment below if you think I should add or change something. Thanks everyone!

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June 28, 2012 5:17:57 PM

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

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June 28, 2012 5:24:55 PM

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


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June 28, 2012 11:14:19 PM

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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