1st time build suggestions

Hey guys im going to be doing my first gaming rig build next month or the one after and i was wondering if anyone could take the time to give me some build suggestions.

Approximate Purchase Date: next 2 months

Budget Range: 1200 AUD after shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Word Processing
Are you buying a monitor: Later


Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: megabuy.com.au

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Australia, Melbourne

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel where applicable but open to suggestion

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: getting either 1920x1080, 1920x1200

Additional Comments: Id like a really awesome looking case

And Most Importantly: Need a new desktop
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  1. ok firstly dont go to megabuy

    http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=1691430&p=60

    secondly if you dont go there you can get a cracker of a system for 1200 lol
  2. wow had no idea about all that, thanks for the tip off, where do you buy from just out of curiosity?
  3. Try Mwave
    http://www.mwave.com.au

    SKU: 16011635
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=16011635
    Sharkoon T28 Mid Tower Case - 2x 5.25" & 6x 3.5" Drive Bays - Front Panel USB3.0 & HD Audio
    $69.00

    SKU: 17040389
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=17040389
    LG GH24NS90 Internal SATA 24x Dual Layer Super Multi DVD Burner Black OEM (GH24NS90.AYBU10B) Yes
    $19.99

    SKU: 18020624
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=18020624
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - 120mm Cooling Fan
    $39.00

    SKU: 19010246
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=19010246
    Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core 3rd Gen Processor - Socket LGA1155 - 3.4GHz (Turbo Boost @ 3.8GHz) -
    $239.00

    SKU: 22040466
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=22040466
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3.5" 1TB SATA 6.0Gb/s 7200RPM 64MB Hard Drive (HDD) (ST1000DM003) Yes
    $89.99

    SKU: 27140095
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=27140095
    ASUS VE247H 23.6" Full HD Widescreen LED Backlight Monitor - 1920 x 1080 Resolution 2ms Response
    $169.00

    SKU: 28023712
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=28023712
    ASRock Z77 Pro3 Motherboard - Intel Z77 Chipset - Socket 1155 -
    $118.00

    SKU: 34040747
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=34040747
    Corsair Builder Series CX-600 V2 600W Power Supply - ATX / EPS - 120mm Fan - 80 Plus Certified (CMPSU-600CXv2) Yes
    $89.00

    SKU: 37141027
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=37141027
    G.Skill Ares 8GB (2x 4GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit - PC3-12800/DDR3-1600 - 240pin DIMM - CL9-9-9-2N - 1.5V - Unbuffered - Non-ECC (F3-1600C9D-8GAO)
    $59.00

    SKU: 42060863
    http://www.mwave.com.au/productdetail.asp?CartID=mAU@PNCL22LRZJWJYCTCKGSHVLSWT2EOTNT96QRFJV2UGDEDG5&SKU=42060863
    Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7850 Overclock Video Card - GDDR5 2048MB 256-Bit - 975 / 4800MHz Clocks - DVI, HDMI & 2x Mini-DisplayPort - Dual Fan Cooler
    $269.00
    Trans Cover $5.80?? (not sure what this is)
    -------------------------
    $1,166.78 + $$33.16 Delivery Cost to Melbourne
    Total: $1,199.95

    you can chose any case, I selected a flashy one that has good cooling. my normal build case is the NZXT Source 210, but its not flashy.

    I you aren't going to OC you could save some money ($92) or upgrade the GPU to HD 7870 buy going with this CPU/MB and dropping the Hyper 212 EVO cpu cooler to use the stock intel one

    CPU
    http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-19010247-Intel_Core_i5_3550_Quad_Core_3rd_Gen_Processor_Socket_LGA1155_3_3GHz_(Turbo_Boos
    MB
    http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-28023719-ASRock_H77M_Motherboard_Intel_H77_Chipset_Socket_1155_2x_1_5V_DD
    HD 7870
    http://www.mwave.com.au/sku-42060880-HIS_Radeon_HD_7870_IceQ_X_Turbo_Video_Card_GDDR5_2048MB_256Bit_VRAM_1100_4800MHz
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