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Build a gaming beast for under $1100

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November 23, 2012 7:13:17 AM

Get a gaming pc for under 1100 dollars that could run any game you throw at it. So here is the configuration:

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $207.44

CPU Cooler: Corsair Hydro Series H60 74.4 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $54.99

Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $119.99

Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $38.99

Storage: Western Digital Scorpio Blue 640GB 2.5" 5400RPM Hard Drive $69.99
OCZ Vertex 3 60GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $74.99

Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card $254.99

Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case $119.99

Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 550W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Modular Power Supply $79.99

Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $39.99

Total: $1061.35
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November 23, 2012 7:28:08 AM

It is not bad. I would ditch the fisher price watercooling.The evo is cheaper and just as good.I would also get a cheaper case and that way i could get a 7950.

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November 23, 2012 7:46:24 AM

CPU: AMD FX-8320 Vishera 8 core CPU = 179.99

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO = 29.99

Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 AM3+ = 186.99

Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $29.99

Storage: Intel 330 Series SSD 240 GB = 139.99

Video Card: Sapphire HD Radeon 7950 3GB 356 Bit GDDR5 = 299.99

Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout 2 Gunmetal Gray ATX Mid Tower = 99.99

Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer Series 750 W = 109.99

Optical Drive: Asus Combo = 19.99

Total: $1,096.91 before taxes and shipping.

This also gives you the option to X - Fire in the future, and / or add a HDD for more storage if you need it.
November 23, 2012 11:10:49 PM

Best answer selected by chamnaplong.