Best computer around 800-1000 dollars Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 21, 2012 3:39 PM in Systems Share cjcj11 October 20, 2012 5:14:05 PM Approximate Purchase Date: unknown Budget Range:1000 dollars at max including tax (7%) System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, video converting, rendering, web browsing, schoolwork Parts to Upgrade: everything except for a dvd drive Do you need to buy OS: no Preferred Website(s) for Parts: i feel comfortable with newegg but if i can grab a better deal at a different site i will take it Location: new jersey Parts Preferences: intel Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 1024x768 but i do have a 1080 p 26 inch tv that i will probably be using with this new build as it is not being used at this moment Additional Comments: i want it to run very low in temperature as my room gets very hot in the summer so it is hard to cool a pc in that temperature And Most Importantly: well right now i am running a core 2 duo at 2.13 ghz i have 533 mhz ram and a radeon hd6450, you do the math http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kSB6 these are the parts that i am currently looking at, is there anything i can do to make this rig better for about the same price? More about : computer 800 1000 dollars bigcyco1 October 20, 2012 5:23:13 PM Yes you can get this PSU it won't make it better but it will save you ten dollars didn't we already talk about that maybe it was not you anyway Antec HGC M 620W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Seasonic made, 80Plus Bronze, modular, 48A of 12V power, 3 yr warranty ALSO HERE MOBO +CPU COMBO will save you $25.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... excella1221 October 21, 2012 9:53:24 AM Also, I suggest you drop the Ripjaws and get the Ares/Sniper instead. The Ripjaws' tall heat spreaders will give you a hard time installing the CPU cooler. I also suggest spending a few more cash to get a 7870. The performance difference is quite relative. In any case, your build is quite great. Good job! Related resources Please help with 800-1000 dollar gaming computer ! - Forum $ 800-1000 Gaming Computer , Please help :) - Forum ~$ 800-1000 new build - a few questions, need suggestions please - Forum $ 800-$1000 Gaming PC Build - Forum $ 800-$1000 gaming/audio/video pc - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Someone Somewhere October 21, 2012 10:08:15 AM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.82 @ NCIX US) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg) Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($284.99 @ Newegg) Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.98 @ NCIX US) Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg) Total: $911.74 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) As usual: case is personal choice; change it if you want. Get mobo from Newegg and they give you 8GB free RAM. mastrom101 October 21, 2012 3:17:20 PM http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kXYC cjcj11 October 21, 2012 3:39:40 PM mastrom101 said:http://pcpartpicker.com/p/kXYC i am going to stick with the antec three hundred two case, and the ssd was alreayd in mind for a later upgrade Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum $ 800-$1000 1st-time Build Suggestions Forum New Computer for 800-1000 $ CAD Forum New Gaming Pc around 1000 dollars would really like some help Forum Build a Computing Rig for around 500 dollars . Forum Building my own computer(budget=$800-$1000 ) Forum 800-1000 Laptop Forum New Computer Build-Gaming-$ 800-$1000 Forum Need help with first build 800-1000 $ gaming comp Forum Torn! on what computer to build for around 800-1000 Forum Loose 800~1000 $ Budget Rig! Forum Which of these computers is better? Forum [Solved] Problem with my computer please help Forum [Solved] Gaming computer for son Forum Will this affect my computer? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !