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Hey all!, Im Going to build my first High-end Gaming pc and i need help!

Approximate Purchase Date: A few weeks from now

Budget Range: $1000- $2200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Video editing, and Movies

Buying a Monitor: Yes I am, possibly a 120hz.

Do You need an OS: Yes.

Location: US,California, San diego

Part Preferences: Nvidia GPUS, and Intel CPUS

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI/Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, Or some type of 120hz monitor.

Additional Comments: There is no need to add Gaming Peripherals. I Would like to have a case with a Clear side.
I'm Going to play Battlefield3 And Minecraft, and wishing i can get More than 60 FPS on BF3.

Since, Im new to building may someone be kind enough to pick high-end Components?
I'd Appreciate it. Thanks!
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  1. Realz said:
    Hey all!, Im Going to build my first High-end Gaming pc and i need help!

    Approximate Purchase Date: A few weeks from now

    Budget Range: $1000- $2200

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Video editing, and Movies

    Buying a Monitor: Yes I am, possibly a 120hz.

    Do You need an OS: Yes.

    Location: US,California, San diego

    Part Preferences: Nvidia GPUS, and Intel CPUS

    Overclocking: Maybe

    SLI/Crossfire: no

    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, Or some type of 120hz monitor.

    Additional Comments: There is no need to add Gaming Peripherals. I Would like to have a case with a Clear side.
    I'm Going to play Battlefield3 And Minecraft, and wishing i can get More than 60 FPS on BF3.

    Since, Im new to building may someone be kind enough to pick high-end Components?
    I'd Appreciate it. Thanks!

    If you plan on playing BF3 you want to leave the option open for SLI seeing how BF3 was coded for that.


    http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Windowed-Gaming-CC-9011017-WW/dp/B008B6ONXA/ref=sr_1_14?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1348363131&sr=1-14 $89.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed Gaming Case, Black (CC-9011017-WW)

    http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-80PLUS-Certified-Modular-CP-9020015-NA/dp/B008RJZQSW/ref=sr_1_24?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1346646210&sr=1-24 $86.00 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Corsair CX 750 Watts 80PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply CP-9020015-NA

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    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1057749 $395.98 save: $13.00 FREE SHIPPING
    Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL10D-16GBXL

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005O65JXI/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&smid=A2EUTVCJXLAJ4K $32.08 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan (RR-212E-20PK-R2)

    http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-SH-222BB-BEBE-Internal-Software/dp/B006B7R9PU/ref=sr_1_2?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1348081271&sr=1-2 $16.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
    Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE 22X SATA DVDRW Internal Drive (Black), Bulk without Software

    http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Cache-Desktop-Drive/dp/B0088PUEPK/ref=dp_ob_title_ce $84.79 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Western Digital 1 TB WD Blue SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive

    Total $883.73 *not including shipping & rebates


    http://www.amazon.com/MSI-DisplayPort-PCI-Express-N670-2GD5/dp/B008BGXYAS/ref=sr_1_10?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1348358750&sr=1-10&keywords=gtx+670 $409.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping | Price after rebate: $399.99
    MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 OC 2GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card N670 PE 2GD5/OC

    http://www.amazon.com/GIGABYTE-WINDFORCE-PCI-Express-Graphics-GV-N670WF2-2GD/dp/B008LZKLF0/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1348358793&sr=1-2&keywords=gigabyte+gtx+670 $399.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping | Price after rebate: $379.99
    GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 670 WINDFORCE 2X OC Edition 2048MB GDDR5 PCI-Express 3.0 2x DVI/HDMI/DP SLI Ready Graphics Card GV-N670WF2-2GD


    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0077CR66A/ref=s9_hps_bw_g147_ir02?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-8&pf_rd_r=05WQQ7SVMPD88ED6NHNE&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1353701242&pf_rd_i=193870011 $199.90 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    SAMSUNG 830 Series 2.5-Inch 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7PC256B/WW

    http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-2-5-Inch-Solid-SDSSDX-240G-G25/dp/B006EKJ8UI/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1348358430&sr=1-1&keywords=sandisk+240gb+ssd $185.88 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    SanDisk Extreme SSD 240 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SDSSDX-240G-G25

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    SanDisk 128 GB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive (SDSSDP-128G- G25)

    http://www.amazon.com/Kingston-HyperX-2-5-Inch-SH103S3-120G/dp/B007R67FNA/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1348358518&sr=1-1&keywords=kingston+hyperx+ssd $92.32 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Kingston HyperX 3K 120 GB SATA III 2.5-Inch 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive SH103S3/120G
  2. Can I throw a Noctua NH-D14 In there? Or is that even necessary?
  3. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/ijro
    This one has the d-14 and a better Mobo
  4. Dual 7970's Or Dual GTX 670's ?!?
  5. BF3 favours nVidia
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  7. Alrighty, Thanks For the Answers. I'm Going with the Dual 670's as i will be playing Games that favour nVidia more.
  8. Best answer selected by Realz.
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