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First build for gaming rig/55inch HDTV home theatre

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September 21, 2012 9:01:09 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Within next 2 weeks

Budget Range: roughly around $1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Playing World of Warcraft at max settings as smooth as possible.
Also being used to connect to 55inch HDTV Samsung smart tv for a bluRay player and to watch HD downlaoded movies and storing movies ect.

Are you buying a monitor: Yes (with monitor can push budget up $200)

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:
https://www.pccasegear.com/

Location: melbourne, australia

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: eh?

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 when connected to tv, need to buy monitor.

Additional comments: Was looking at building a computer a few months ago for a budget of over $2000 but figured it was a little excessive for what id be using it for..
I do however might possibly need a good wireless network adapter due to the current house can only run on wireless not wired so the best connection possible would help.

can push budget to 1500 with OS and monitor..

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September 21, 2012 6:39:31 PM

Here you go:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3450 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.95 @ Mwave Australia)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($98.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ Scorptec)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($219.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: Silverstone SST-GD08B (Black) HTPC Case ($159.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($112.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Optical Drive: Sony BWU-500S Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($139.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($139.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $1233.95
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-22 04:39 EST+1000)

Add whatever monitor you want and you're good to go.
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