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November 18, 2012 9:24:49 PM

This build has a budget of $900, how does it look and where can I improve it. Straight up gaming build.
CPU
Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core $114.99

CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $26.29

Motherboard
ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 $79.99

Memory
G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $34.99

Storage
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $49.99
Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" SSD $189.00

Video Card
Galaxy GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB $139.99

Case
Diablotek CPA-8920 (Black) ATX Mid Tower $56.07

Power Supply
Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V $89.99

Optical Drive
Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $15.98

Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) $91.99

Total $889.27

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November 18, 2012 9:27:09 PM

Get a smaller SSD and use that money to get a better video card.
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November 18, 2012 9:35:26 PM

resin34 said:
Get a smaller SSD and use that money to get a better video card.

What would you suggest for a better video card?
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November 18, 2012 9:36:20 PM

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($184.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($28.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($289.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (32-bit) ($98.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $874.46
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

For gaming, with a quad core and 7950.
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November 18, 2012 9:43:06 PM

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($184.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($28.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($66.48 @ Amazon)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (32-bit) ($98.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $840.94
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

with ssd, quad and 7870 2GB
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November 18, 2012 9:52:26 PM

jerodpaul said:
What would you suggest for a better video card?

the Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card is a good choice.
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