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First Gaming Pc Build 1000-1200 budget

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August 5, 2012 7:03:31 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: 1 month

Budget Range: 1000-1200 w/o monitors, keyboard, mouse etc.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Rendering, Browsing

Are you buying a monitor: Yes, later

Parts to Upgrade: Everything?

Do you need to buy OS: Yes, but later

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Anywhere I can get it for cheapest

Location: SLC, Utah, USA

Parts Preferences: Any

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Why Are You Upgrading: Computer outdated

PcPartPicker List: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/dSs7



Mobo: Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor

HDD: x2 Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card

Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case

PSU: Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
August 5, 2012 7:22:26 AM

Looks good other than the psu. Look at a 520w - 550w psu for a single 7870. Keep an eye out for the GTX 660 ti 2GB due out August 15th. It should retail for $250 - $300. Also think about one storage drive and a 120GB - 128GB SSD.
August 5, 2012 9:35:35 AM

Witch PSU would you recommend?
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August 5, 2012 9:50:06 AM

a good psu will be the thermaltake or cosair 520-550W but i will get the 750W if you're looking for upgrades in the future..
August 5, 2012 10:12:51 AM

Seasonic 520W.
August 5, 2012 10:24:58 AM

Why_Me said:
Looks good other than the psu. Look at a 520w - 550w psu for a single 7870. Keep an eye out for the GTX 660 ti 2GB due out August 15th. It should retail for $250 - $300. Also think about one storage drive and a 120GB - 128GB SSD.


I think it is the 16th
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