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Hello, I need assistance building a gaming computer, my current computer is overall has bad performance, and motherboard being currently damaged, case having bad air flow ect. The GPU how ever was not damaged so I can reuse in.

Approximate Purchase Date: This Month

Budget Range: Less than or equal to 650

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming(Skyrim GW2 BF3), Student work, General Use

Parts not needed: Gpu( i will use the gtx 550ti in my current computer), mouse, monitor, speakers, Hard drive(if possible as it is a 1TB)

OS: no I have W7 pro

Preferred Website for Parts: Microcenter or if newegg has prices cheaper.

Location:USA, Maryland Rockville

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Mostly GPU might overclock processer

SLI: Yes

Monitor RES: 1400x900 I think, its a acer x193w

Additional comments: Case must have good airflow, Motherboard must have 2 Pcie 3.0(for 2 gtx 670 that will come later when I get more cash), Reliable PSU,

Why I am Building: Motherboard died, and overall specs of the computer is pretty bad or outdated.
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  1. you aint gonna get 2 670s with 650 dolllars. nevertheless all you need to add to this rig is the 670s and windows

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cdNc
  2. TheBigTroll said:
    you aint gonna get 2 670s with 650 dolllars. nevertheless all you need to add to this rig is the 670s and windows

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/cdNc

    670's come later, if you read I stated at "parts not needed" included gpu.
    Looks good, I' ll keep this in mind
  3. Best answer
    CPU: i5-3570k
    Mobo: ASRock Extreme4 1155
    RAM: Microcenter DDR3-1333
    Optics: LG 24X OEM drive
    PSU: PC Power and Cooling Mk II 750W
    Case: Zalman Z11 plus

    Cheap, Well Performing, quality. Add together with your parts and stir for a great computer.
    *edit wrong speed on ram
  4. Dupontrocks11 said:
    CPU: i5-3570k
    Mobo: ASRock Extreme4 1155
    RAM: Microcenter DDR3-1333
    Optics: LG 24X OEM drive
    PSU: PC Power and Cooling Mk II 750W
    Case: Zalman Z11 plus

    Cheap, Well Performing, quality. Add together with your parts and stir for a great computer.
    *edit wrong speed on ram


    Looks nice overall can you estimate the price? I am on my phone right now.
  5. ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

    bundled with:

    1x Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz ...

    In stock.

    Was: $369.98
    Now: $344.98
    Save: $25.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.959055 RAM: Crucial Ballistix @1600mhz CL9
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1412141&Sku=C19-6177

    your Price: $94.99
    With Promo Code
    EMCNCJN29
    $79.99 After $15.00 MIR COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN3-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with USB 3.0 and Black Interior http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197#top


    ODD: Samsung DVD Burner
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151244


    PSU: OCZ ZT Series ATX Modular 750W
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1393382&CatId=5440

    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master V8
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4420236&Sku=C283-1197 TOTAL IS $613.93
  6. phantom1 said:
    Looks nice overall can you estimate the price? I am on my phone right now.


    The total is $562 and $532 after rebates at microcenter.
  7. Dupontrocks11 said:
    The total is $562 and $532 after rebates at microcenter.


    Thanks, I am gonna choose what you suggested but a diffrent power supply, is this one fine?
    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0356526
  8. Best answer selected by phantom1.
  9. phantom1 said:
    Thanks, I am gonna choose what you suggested but a diffrent power supply, is this one fine?
    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0356526


    That power supply is a rebranded seasonic who makes the best psu in the industry, so yea it will be great!
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