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Need help with New gaming PC 1000$

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October 31, 2012 6:34:25 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: next 2 months

Budget Range: 1000 give or take 100$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming and blue ray movies

Are you buying a monitor: No



Parts to Upgrade: all

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, ncix.com amazon an other trusted sites

Location: seattle Washington u.s

Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: Yes yesi want it s a future option

SLI or Crossfire: No

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: so i want to know mainly if the psu and hard drive manufactures are reliable because they are pretty cheap. and since i am new to this any input on how to improve the build before i buy it would be great.

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October 31, 2012 6:35:18 PM

almost forgot haha

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/l0O5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/l0O5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/l0O5/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.22 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($117.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($359.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($56.23 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1065.23
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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October 31, 2012 6:40:52 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.22 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($117.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($284.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($45.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $885.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

Here's the rig I would do. If you want a SSD or a better CPU cooler or both, this budget allows for it.
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