So I'm kinda torn between these two builds. I want to be able to record most modern games (with fraps) at high/max settings in 1080p. I'll be playing games like Skyrim, Team Fortress 2, Dota 2, and maybe BF3 (multiplayer) Any help or advice is much appreciated!
Purchase date: Next month some time. So chances are, I won't be able to take advantage of any current rebates, although there will probably be new ones on a couple of these parts by the time next month rolls around.
Budget range: Absolute max of 750 dollars
System use: Gaming, surfing the web, schoolwork
Buying monitor: No
Do I need OS: YES
Preferred website: Wherever I can get them cheapest, so long as it is a respectable site.