Solved *Gaming and Video Work Computer Upgrade for 1300$* Tags: Homebuilt Computer Systems Product Last response: August 11, 2012 2:38 AM in Systems Share moomoomage August 2, 2012 6:27:15 PM Hello everybody I am working on a computer build and would like your guys' opinion on it: Approximate Purchase Date: in the next 2 weeks Budget Range: 1300$ w/ shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, Video Work, Other Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: CPU, Ram, Motherboard, Harddrive, Heatsink (keeping GPU, PSU, and an optical drive) Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg Location: City, State/Region, Country - Colorado Parts Preferences: by brand or type Intel LGA 2011, Asus motherboard, fulltower case, 7200rpm hdd at least Overclocking: Mabye SLI or Crossfire: Eventually Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Full tower case (preferably with a window) will not go over 1300$ And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Need some more power to record videos and game Parts I have already choosen and prefer: Case (NZXT Switch 810) Motherboard (ASUS Sabertooth X79) CPU (i7-3930k) RAM (quad channel 8gb corsair) Harddrive (1tb 7200rpm) Heatsink (Cooler Master Evo) More about : gaming video work computer upgrade 1300 Best solution batuchka a b B Homebuilt system August 3, 2012 1:46:22 PM Between going X79 and staying with a GTX 560Ti and a much cheaper i7/Z77 with a much better GPU the latter would would really see a massive improvement in ultra high settings gaming tbh... moomoomage August 4, 2012 4:30:02 AM bump Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer moomoomage August 11, 2012 2:38:08 AM Best answer selected by moomoomage. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumGaming PC for under $ 1300 , will it work ? Forum~$ 1300 CS5 Video Editing and Moderate Gaming Build Forum$800 new build (downsize from $ 1300 build) budget/ gaming upgradeable ForumNeed help picking parts for a ~ $ 1300 gaming pc Forumneed help building $ 1300 gaming computer Forum$1000- 1300 Budget Gaming First Built Computer (FFXIV) Forum$ 1300 Video Editing PC Build ForumIs this a good gaming pc under $ 1300 ? ForumNew 1300 -1500 Gaming PC Forum1000- 1300 gaming pc (canadian) Forum$ 1300 Gaming Rig Looking for Input ForumCritique this ingenious $ 1300 gaming build ForumBuilding a new computer , a lot of questions. (1000- 1300 €) Forum$1200- 1300 Gaming PC ForumFirst Time Gaming Build! $ 1300 -$1400 Forum~ $ 1300 gaming desktop PC advice Forum$1200-$ 1300 First Gaming Computer Build ForumGaming /Programming under $ 1300 ForumXfx 680 half price ForumCustom pc not getting a video signal More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !