Building a new PC

Hello, I am wanting to build a new PC for regular school use like documents and emails. I want a fast PC preferably with an Intel processor. My budget is somewhere around $800 dollars. I do not need to overclock or anything special. I already have an Sata hard drive with windows 7 so I would not be needing a hard drive. I would prefer parts off of newegg or tigerdirect. But I could possibly buy from other sites if the price is right. I do not have any local stores so this would be online only. the possible system I am looking at now is a MSI 2GB video card with a Intel BOXDH77KC mother board, and an Intel Ivy bridge I5 3.1 quad core processor with G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) memory. The reason I am upgrading is to replace my dinosaur HP computer. I already have a monitor and don't care about screen resolution
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  1. If you are only using this for school 16 gb of ram is overkill you will only need around 4 gb of ram, you cold also use the nvidia GeForce gtx 650 it's much cheaper and it's really good I have 4 of them in sli in my computer now. Other than that you have a great computer!
  2. Robert751 said:
    If you are only using this for school 16 gb of ram is overkill you will only need around 4 gb of ram, you cold also use the nvidia GeForce gtx 650 it's much cheaper and it's really good I have 4 of them in sli in my computer now. Other than that you have a great computer!

    would the gtx 650 be able to support bluray playing or 3d playback?
  3. And also what kind of a Power supply would I need to power all this
  4. The Intel HD 4000 Graphics on the cpu will work just fine for watching Blu-ray movies.


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