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October 3, 2012 12:37:56 AM

Hey guys, I'm a first-time builder, looking for a build around $800 for my first desktop. I don't need it anytime soon, not until closer to the end of the year. I would like to be able to run all current games on ultra, as well as games to come out in the future. The majority of this computer's use will be for gaming, not much else. I have absolutely nothing, no Windows, no monitor, nothing. I would prefer a multiple monitor setup as well, 1080p. Keep in mind I don't have a ton of knowledge, I know the basics, but not much more. Finally, I would prefer to buy from Newegg, if possible. Thanks!

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October 3, 2012 12:40:07 AM

1. For $800-900 you won't be able to run all games on Ultra settings, possibly medium-high.
2. Since you need windows and a monitor that's a minimum of $160, so that's a huge chunk out of your budget.
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October 3, 2012 12:41:43 AM

It's ok,I can live with medium.
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October 3, 2012 12:47:03 AM

This is about as good as you are gonna get for $800.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jbXg

Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/jbXg/by_merchant/


CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX US)

Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)

Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg)

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($78.57 @ NCIX US)

Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($212.55 @ Newegg)

Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)

Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($27.99 @ NCIX US)

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Monitor: Acer G215HVAbd 21.5" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.95 @ Amazon)

Total: $804.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

It is about $850 before rebates.
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October 3, 2012 12:53:22 AM

Thank you, that puts alot into perspective for me, I will probably wait until i can rustle up some more money before attempting a build.
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October 3, 2012 12:56:13 AM

The build I put up will play most games at high-ultra on 1920X1080. However, if you wait, you could get an i5 with a 670, which will destroy games on ultra settings. :D 
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October 3, 2012 1:02:26 AM

Awesome, I'll go for that, and maybe attempt to learn Linux as to not waste money on Windows.
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October 3, 2012 1:09:10 AM

Best answer selected by Copyrighted.
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October 3, 2012 1:16:01 AM

Copyrighted said:
Best answer selected by Copyrighted.

nGlad I could help! :D 
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