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New, 1st gaming system for around $850

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July 13, 2012 5:59:42 AM

Hi everybody!
Im pretty new to building systems and working with PC tech so I thought id come here for help.
I want to build a nice gaming/video editing PC for around $850 at max.
I already have a really nice case (A friend bought me a Rosewill Blackhawk ultra for my birthday) and I have a 1kw PSU for a brand called "Kingwin" or whatever.
I also already have a monitor that is supposed to be given to me (Not sure what kind, I think HDMI style).

As stated though, I want a nice build that can game at max settings nicely [games such as Arma 2] and do some video editing.
If it is possible, I want it to be Intel because im just better associated with it than AMD.
I'll probably be playing at the res' of 1680-1050 or 1920-1080.

Thanks go out to everyone that helps!

-READ
Also, it would be extremely appreciated if the parts had no S&H charges.
And I look on sites such as newegg, amazon, tigerdirect, and fry's.

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July 13, 2012 6:47:45 AM

i suppose a i7 with hyperthreading will do for video editing but 8 gigs of RAM may be a little short. if you are considering overclocking then the cpu, motherboard need changed and a cpu cooler ought to be added.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($292.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI H67A-G43 (B3) ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($98.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $820.92
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
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July 13, 2012 7:46:43 AM

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: G.Skill Sniper 8GB @1600mhz CL9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


GPU: MSI Twin Frozr II GTX 570
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ODD: Samsung DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: Use Yours

PSU: Use Yours

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master V6 GT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... TOTAL 834.93 If you need a OS that cost another hundred
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