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Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: next few days (the closer the better)

Budget Range: 1000-1700$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming mostly

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: New everything

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Cyberpower


Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution:1920x1080 preferably

Additional Comments: I would like to just get it all done at once and have it just sent to me. The site I am working with has plenty of choice. Any suggestions would really help

So far I have:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155
HDD: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD (Single Drive)
MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Vengeance )
MOTHERBOARD: * [CrossFireX/SLI] GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, Ultra Durable4, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, Display Port, 3x Gen3 PCIe X16, 3x PCIe x1 & 1 PCI
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
VIDEO: AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card
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  1. nope id build it yourself. many guides on youtube to help you out

    this build will perform the same or better for a lower price given you can build it yourself for free. takes a little less than 2.5hrs. 3.5 if you want cables to be very neat
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/geWL
  2. If you want to overclock, you will need to add an aftermarket cooler. A cheap one will do, provided you don't want to overclock agressively. something like a Coolermaster 212 EVO. If you are building a performance system, it is worth including an SSD, for your OS and main games. Something like a 128GB Samsung 830 is very good. Much improved performance.
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