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August 16, 2012 9:12:48 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: October

Budget Range: $1000-$1300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, student, internet browsing.

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: All

Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Michigan
Parts Preferences: by brand or type Intel

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in future.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 (at least for the monitor I am looking to get.

Additional Comments: This will be my first time building a computer. For the case, is it possible to buy dust filters for the fan? The case I want, the CM HAF 932 doesn't include them. I am assuming dust buildup will be an issue without dust filters.






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August 16, 2012 9:21:16 PM

Your build is all compatible you did a good job
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August 16, 2012 9:57:12 PM

Would opt for something other than the GTX 660 Ti. Not quite on par with AMD cards just yet especially at the price point.

Check out my $1100 build here:
Switch the CPU with the i5 3450 (-$33)
Swap the PSU with the Rosewill (+$0)
You'll get the 7950 (a better GPU) an SSD that's fairly large.

You can keep your monitor, OS here:
BBB Approved with an A+ rating so it's a solid site.
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