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Under $700 build help

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October 16, 2012 8:34:12 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: $600-700 before rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing, movies

Are you buying a monitor: No, will be using a 32" TV

Parts to Upgrade: Need everything but speakers, mouse and OS

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg/ Amazon

Location: US

Parts Preferences: Need a cherry red mx keyboard. Had one a while ago when i had a gaming computer and then handed it all off to a nephew

Overclocking: If it comes with software that i can easily do it with like the AMD APU i have in the current laptop

SLI or Crossfire: more than likely not as i know nothing of it

Additional Comments: Needs a mx cherry red keyboard and an optical drive. Silent is good but not necessarily needed.

Any help with this will be greatly appreciated.

thank you

More about : 700 build

October 16, 2012 11:39:06 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

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: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($205.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Inwin MANA137 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.60 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ CompUSA)
Keyboard: Rosewill Mechanical Keyboard RK-9000RE with Cherry MX Red Switch ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $690.51
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
EDIT: That price includes 2x$10 MIRs, pushing the total to around $710 without them. OK?
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October 16, 2012 11:28:17 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kx65
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kx65/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kx65/benchmarks/

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

Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)

Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($55.99 @ NCIX US)

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

Case: Rosewill REDBONE ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.98 @ Newegg)

Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz)

Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm Quick Fire Pro Wired Standard Keyboard ($69.99 @ Amazon)

Total: $691.02

(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

This one includes a little bigger PSU, so you will be sure to have room for expansion (video card upgrade, more hard drives)
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