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Building a computer for $1500

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July 27, 2012 6:44:20 AM

Hello,
I have never ever built a computer before and have next to no clue what i want/need.
I really want the antec Twelve hundred case but everything else i need help with.
Approximate Purchase Date: November 2012
Budget Range: $1500
System Usage: Gaming Internet, Downloading movies etc, music.
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Don't know.
Country: Australia
Overclocking: No
SLI or Crossfire: No

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July 27, 2012 6:47:51 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($97.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($437.86 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: BenQ XL2420T 120Hz 24.0" Monitor ($399.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1522.31
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-27 02:47 EDT-0400)
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July 27, 2012 6:58:58 AM

Didn't really want that case, but uhm are these australian prices?
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July 27, 2012 7:01:33 AM

I forgot your in AUS. Ignore my advice then.
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July 27, 2012 7:11:33 AM

Thanks for trying anyway! Thankyou :) 
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July 27, 2012 7:13:20 AM

Sorry about that man.
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July 27, 2012 7:29:46 AM

All good, got a friend helping me now, im really excited! Just need to learn how to install parts now
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July 27, 2012 7:40:48 AM

There is money left for your case and OS PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($165.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Mwave Australia)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($379.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Antec 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($99.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($22.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($189.00 @ Scorptec)
Total: $1200.99
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-27 17:40 EST+1000)
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