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July 10, 2012 10:23:55 PM

Everything must come from newegg.com
I want to keep the build at around 600 dollars.
I want to be able to play games like skyrim at medium-high settings

This is what i have so far
cd drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hard drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MOBO: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Processor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

total is 566.94.

I need a psu and a case.
I would like the case to be nice but not super flashy.

I would like to keep the total below 650 but i would rather pay 700 and get good hardware.

Thanks
July 10, 2012 10:34:30 PM

Get the i5-3570K for $230 on Amazon, or the i5 2500K for $205 on Amazon. For the same price as the 7770, you can get the HD 6850 which will play BF3, SKyrim, etc. on High, and it overclocks pretty decently. Will you overclock? If yes, the motherboard does not support overclocking. If not, same the money and get an i5-2400/i5-2500/i5 3450. Also, that RAM is too much. For gaming, 1333/1600MHz RAM is what you need. 2133 will not make a frame of a difference. Save $10-$15, and get a decent 8GB 1600 set.
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July 10, 2012 10:36:40 PM

Everything must come from newegg.com
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July 10, 2012 10:39:38 PM

Well, on Newegg, the 6850 is about $125-$130, so I highly suggest it over the 7770. Didn't see the "Everything must come from newegg.com" part, haha.
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July 10, 2012 10:56:42 PM

I would grab a better brand of ram.
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July 10, 2012 10:58:50 PM

If you suggest new parts, could you get me a link. Thanks
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July 10, 2012 11:05:57 PM

Ok thanks. Just need a link the the graphics card you suggested.
and a power supply unit and a case (with usb 3)

Also, does the mother board i selected (5th post) support overclocking.

Thanks
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July 10, 2012 11:07:51 PM

Dont forget to get a aftermarket cpu cooler
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July 10, 2012 11:10:03 PM

obsama1's choice of ram is better and it will leave more room for a non stock cpu cooler that you need to buy.
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July 10, 2012 11:15:54 PM

Oh yeah. he changed the CPU my bad :-)
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July 10, 2012 11:19:59 PM

thanks guys. Power supply??? case???

Thanks for all the help
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July 10, 2012 11:24:12 PM

650W is too much, IMO. 500W-600W is a better range.
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