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$800 gaming computer

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July 18, 2012 2:19:43 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: beginning of august

Budget Range: $750-$800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, video rendering and editing, recording, web browsing

Do you need to buy OS:No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Location: USA

Parts Preferences: by brand or type Intel cpu and nvidia GPU( I guess I could go AMD if I had to)

Overclocking: Yes (eventually)

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Your Monitor Resolution:1920x1080

Additional Comments: want to use an i5 2500k 8gb of RAM and a haf 912

will be playing BF3 cod and other games.

More about : 800 gaming computer

July 18, 2012 3:05:41 AM

do you have the monitor already?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77M-D3H-MVP Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Pareema 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill R101-P-BK MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($25.50 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair 430W ATX12V Power Supply ($42.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $756.41
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

without monitor.

if you need a monitor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 18, 2012 3:13:49 AM

Dont need one
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July 18, 2012 3:19:05 AM

I dont like that case and mobo is there a way to change it. I would prefere a haf 912.
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July 18, 2012 4:27:30 AM

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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

RAM: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB @1600mhz CL9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 480 + Free Gift: EVGA Gift - Duke Nukem Forever Game
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: Cooler Master HAF 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... edit never mind it's over budget lol sorry i did try comes out to $837.91
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July 18, 2012 6:03:32 PM

What about a 600w ocz psu and a msi twin frozer ii 570?
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July 18, 2012 6:19:00 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.89 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($112.99 @ eCost)
Memory: Pareema 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.89 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair 500W ATX12V Power Supply ($54.20 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $800.92
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

7850 matches the 570 at half the wattage
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July 18, 2012 10:51:31 PM

Should I get a msi 570 or an evga 480?
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July 19, 2012 12:57:19 AM

Should I get the stuff now or wait till the 660"cards come out to buy it?
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July 19, 2012 4:35:26 PM

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6819115072

MOBO: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6813157271

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7850 2GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 136769#top

ODD: Samsung DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6827151244

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6811119233

PSU: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

what do you think of that?
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July 19, 2012 6:19:56 PM

looks good.

should be able to overclock to 4 GHz on the stock fan
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July 19, 2012 8:41:47 PM

Maxwh2o said:
Should I get the stuff now or wait till the 660"cards come out to buy it?
wait for the 660 ;) 
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