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900 dollar pc build for recording and gaming

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November 5, 2012 7:04:02 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Not sure

Budget Range: 700-850 not any more then that

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: everythiiing

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon,TigerDirect

Location:

Parts Preferences:

Overclocking: Maybe dont need if good cpu

SLI or Crossfire: yes

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I woud like to have the best but not use maximum money please not more then 850 whana play bf3 on high or ultra

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: cant play that many games on my laptop
a b 4 Gaming
November 5, 2012 7:27:10 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: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ CompUSA)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($89.99 @ CompUSA)
Total: $850.13
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
November 5, 2012 7:33:53 PM

what about the fx series
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November 5, 2012 8:00:20 PM

@mrdowntownkiller I don't think that ram will work with that cpu cooler. I suggest getting some low profile ram without big heatsinks so they don't interfere with your cpu cooler.
a b 4 Gaming
November 5, 2012 8:42:17 PM

platenix said:
what about the fx series

oh common are you comparing the 3570k with an amd cpu trust me the 3570k will whoop any amd cpu's ass

sheepsnowadays said:
@mrdowntownkiller I don't think that ram will work with that cpu cooler. I suggest getting some low profile ram without big heatsinks so they don't interfere with your cpu cooler.

actually it will work , its only 2 slots anyway as he will install it at slot 1 and 2 for the dual channel he will not even get closer to the 212 evo
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