Best 1500 Dollar Gaming Machine?

Approximate Purchase Date: Within 2 Months

Budget Range: 1500

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

Parts Not Required: Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I want an SSD , and a bluray player/dvd reader writer.


Thanks :sol:
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  1. Not quite that much money but...

    Check out my $1100 build here:
    http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore
    Swap the 7950 for the GTX 670 (+$30) Remember to use the promo code
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130782
    Swap the 650w for this 750w (+25)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341052
    Total: $1176 before rebates.

    Solid build and you save lots of money, the mouse and speakers as well as keyboard is up to you. Windows is fairly cheap here, reliable site as well. BBB approved with an A+ rating. It's a site based in Utah but that do online sales.
    http://www.softwaresupplygroup.com/microsoft-windows-7-home-premium-64-bit-oem-branded.html
  2. @verbalizer they changed the price of that PSU to $104.99 and the mobo to $209.99 the SSD to $119.99 no worries though if he makes these changes to your build it will fall within budget SSD:$99.99Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2CCA 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) with Transfer Kit
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148448#top


    GPU: $399.99 GIGABYTE GV-N670OC-2GD GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125423#top


    PSU: $89.99 Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-750 750W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31/EPS12V v2.92, SLI Ready, CrossFire Ready, Active-PFC Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182133#top

    RAM: $44.99 G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231546#top
  3. Quote:
    thanks for the updates...
    NP bro ;)
  4. Do you want to spend the full 1500$ or a little bit less??

    Try this:
    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: TUNIQ Tower 120 Extreme 90.7 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($69.98 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($259.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($259.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($98.88 @ Outlet PC)
    Power Supply: Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1262.78

    Let me know if you want the full 1500$ system

    PS: Check your private messages,i sent you a few tips and guides on how to build a PC, i supose this is your first time building PCs, right?
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    PS: Check your private messages,i sent you a few tips and guides on how to build a PC, i supose this is your first time building PCs, right?

    who's this guy.? :lol: :pfff:


    What? i only sent him a small compilation of videos and guides i found :??:
  6. Quote:
    maybe you should ask him first.....


    Whatever, i already did it, i am just trying to help the guy.
  7. Thank You everyone! You have all been helpful
  8. No problem! Good luck?
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