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New Build: $900 Budget: Need Opinions ASAP!

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August 3, 2012 4:23:10 AM

Hello There! I am into building my first Gaming PC. Heres the info:



Approximate Purchase Date: The next couple months

Budget Range: $900-$930

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Minecraft, Call of Duty, Other Gaming, Surfing Online.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.

Location: Ohio, US

Parts Preferences: Intel, CORSAIR, Cooler Master, ETC ETC.

Overclocking: maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
August 3, 2012 4:34:11 AM

Jesus I never get answers on this site :/ 
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August 3, 2012 1:32:21 PM

@ TheBigTroll you forgot a optical drive nice build though.Anyways here what i would get i forgot to add OS so just add that to the price $865.91 basically if you want to be able to OC your CPU this is the build for you if you can not afford it with a 7850 and OS then downgrade your GPU to 6950 or downgrade your cpu and forget about overclocking it's up to you. CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K $229.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


MOBO: ASRock Z77 Pro3 $94.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


RAM:Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB @1600mhz CL9 $43.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


GPU:MSI R7850 Twin Frozr 2GD5/OC Radeon HD 7850 .$259.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


ODD: Samsung DVD Burner $16.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Case: NZXT Apollo Black $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



PSU:SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W 80 PLUS BRONZE $69.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus $19.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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August 3, 2012 1:34:47 PM

yeah. any dvd drive will do though
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a b 4 Gaming
August 3, 2012 1:58:11 PM

TheBigTroll said:
yeah. any dvd drive will do though
True i was just letting you know bud in case OP doesn't know ;) 
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August 3, 2012 2:02:09 PM

k changed it
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a b 4 Gaming
August 3, 2012 2:12:29 PM

:) 
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a b 4 Gaming
August 3, 2012 8:21:41 PM

BBB Approved with an A+ rating on that site. So yes it is.
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August 7, 2012 3:25:47 AM

Thank you all, but I also got a list, and i need something from you guys if you can help a little more ; which list is the best? My list:

Processor: Core i5 3450 3.1 GHz LGA 1155 Processor

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard


RAM: G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB



Hard Drive: I dont know yet, because the one I picked is out of stock. Any that is around $70 will do. (As long as its 500GB or higher.)

Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2 GB DDR5 HDMI/DVI-I/Dual Mini DP PCI-Express Graphics Card 11200-00-20G


Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply



Disc Drive: LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM



Finnally, the OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack



Or, Is one of yours better for minecraft? Thank you all for the help!!
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August 7, 2012 6:53:09 AM

http://www.amazon.com/Antec-One-Computer-Case/dp/B006TV... $49.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Antec One Computer Case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $59.99 - $44.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
LEPA B550-SA 550W SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $261.98 save: $13.00 FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-3470 Ivy Bridge 3.2GHz (3.6GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637i53470
GIGABYTE GA-B75M-D3H LGA 1155 Intel B75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $43.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAO

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-AD-7280S-0B-Internal-Drive-B... $16.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive (Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Intern... $80.14 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003

http://www.amazon.com/Windows-Premium-64bit-System-Buil... $90.48 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack

Total: $603.56 *not including rebates


GTX 660 ti 2GB est. retail $300 and due for release August 16th

or....

AMD 7870 $300
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