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New gaming build help

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November 22, 2012 2:07:13 PM

So i would like to buid a pc strictly for gaming and a some websurfing. Would like to get 60fps on bf3 on high settings at least. Would also like some room to upgrade in the near future.

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Half the parts this week the rest next week

Budget Range: $600 - 700

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

Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) new everything

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:,

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Kitchener. Ontario, Canada

Parts Preferences: prefer and i5 3570k

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: need a new pc

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a b 4 Gaming
November 22, 2012 2:14:01 PM

Hi, it's impossible to get an i5-3570k or play BF3 on high at 60fps with your budget. Sorry =(. You should save more money.
November 22, 2012 2:28:41 PM

cutebeans said:
Hi, it's impossible
to get an i5-3570k or play BF3 on high at 60fps with your budget. Sorry =(. You should save more money.

I see, would an extra $100 do the job? If not is there a build thats close to playing at 60fps thats within my budget?
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a b 4 Gaming
November 22, 2012 2:38:22 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 ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Scorpio Black 500GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.59 @ Compuvest)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($247.28 @ CompUSA)
Case: Cooler Master RC-361-KKN1 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.43 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($25.28 @ CompUSA)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $893.52
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-22 11:38 EST-0500)
November 22, 2012 2:44:58 PM

Best answer selected by hyrdo123.