Solved ~$800 Cyber Monday Gaming Build for Planetside 2 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 23, 2012 11:52 PM in Systems Share thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 10:06:16 AM Things that I have: * Monitor * Keyboard * Mouse * 2x4GB RAM 1600 DDR3 Corsair Vengeance (could replace with 1x8gb) * 128GB SSD Things potentially want and will pay extra for: * High refresh rate monitor (LCD) Thanks for any assistance. Looking forward to getting back in the fray! Notes: will be needing a copy of windows 7 64bit. Don't necessarily need hdd right away. More about : 800 cyber monday gaming build planetside bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 10:30:50 AM http://pcpartpicker.com/p/oYC4 thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 10:35:40 AM No GPU? Related resources Intel gaming setup - Cyber-monday sale - Forum Need New Gaming Monitor! $100 Budget (Black Friday/ Cyber Monday !) - Forum What Price Should this Be on Cyber Monday - Forum Cyber monday first build - Forum Wait until Cyber Monday to Complete Build (Optical Drive, HDD, PSU)? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 10:43:13 AM I wanted to know what you prefer first but forgot to write that lol my bad. thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 10:45:40 AM Nvidia bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 10:46:22 AM Also do you care about overclocking ?It's going to cost more is why i ask. bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 10:54:15 AM o.k. so there a deal on a 670 http://pcpartpicker.com/mr/newegg/gigabyte-video-card-g... Best solution bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 11:00:26 AM How is this http://pcpartpicker.com/p/oYGa thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 11:02:57 AM No don't care so much about OC. That card is a little too expensive, considering the rest of the rig. thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 11:04:57 AM bigcyco1 said:How is this http://pcpartpicker.com/p/oYGa Not bad, let me check with the CFO bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 11:13:36 AM Lol o.k. jessterman21 November 23, 2012 12:46:21 PM thebusfromspeed said:Not bad, let me check with the CFO Love this comment. thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 4:33:15 PM She let me bump it up a few $$$'s. I made some modifications. Hopefully didn't shoot myself in the foot. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.98 @ Newegg) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($329.99 @ Newegg) Sound Card: Asus Xonar DG 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card ($28.98 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($85.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($65.98 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg) Total: $1008.87 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-23 13:29 EST-0500) bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 4:37:18 PM looks fine to me. thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 4:48:19 PM Thank you for all of your help bigcyco1! thebusfromspeed November 23, 2012 4:48:42 PM Best answer selected by thebusfromspeed. bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 4:52:22 PM No problem.Your welcome! kangkong70 November 23, 2012 5:33:14 PM Will that build play Planetside 2 at the highest settings, because I've heard its a very power hogging game. kangkong70 November 23, 2012 5:33:55 PM Will that build play Planetside 2 at the highest settings, because I've heard its a very power hogging game. bigcyco1 November 23, 2012 11:52:39 PM Yes it will you will get 50-60 fps sometimes it dips to 45 fps Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumShould I buy this, or wait until Black Friday/ Cyber Monday Sale? ForumWaiting till Cyber Monday to buy a new rig ( 6 months away...D= ) ForumWait Black Friday/ Cyber Monday ? Forum$2000 cyber monday silent gaming build ForumPlease rate my first build from Cyber Power ForumPlanetside 2 Build ? ForumUpgrade/New Build for Planetside 2 . ForumSmall Upgrade or Just Build A New Rigg For Planetside 2 ? ForumMost efficient way I can increase planetside 2 performance ? ForumUpgrading For PlanetSide 2 Forum$ 800 Budget Gaming PC Build ForumLooking to build new gaming computer in the $600-$ 800 range ForumNeed help building a gaming computer under 800 !! ForumPCI compatibility question ForumNeed help for Black Friday $630 budget build! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !