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August 7, 2012 6:46:42 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Next Month

Budget Range: 800-1300

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming,Internet,Photoshop

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: All

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg or TigerDirect

Location: North Carolina

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Nvidea GPU

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: Would Like either 1920x1080 or1920x1200

Additional Comments:Quiet, Window

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I have a *** PC

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a b C Monitor
August 7, 2012 7:18:41 PM

here is an $800 build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($184.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: PNY Optima 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($36.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital RE2 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($53.78 @ Compuvest)
Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 560 1GB Video Card ($152.14 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 370 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($51.00 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Samsung S22B150N 21.5" Monitor ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.23 @ Amazon)
Total: $798.08
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-07 14:59 EDT-0400)

here is a $1300 build:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Mushkin Chronos 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($77.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($369.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($48.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($73.95 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($139.98 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.23 @ Amazon)
Total: $1334.06
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-07 15:18 EDT-0400)
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