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November 25, 2012 2:01:47 AM

hello been wanting to start building a computer, but when comes to parts i' am an awful noob lol..

Approximate Purchase Date: During December
Budget Range: $515

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming(mainly gw2 and fps) school work
Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: everything beside case bought a cooler master 310 elite

Do you need to buy OS: NO

Preferred Website: newegg

Location: IL/USA
Parts Preferences: don't really care

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1440 x 900

Additional Comments: to be able to run gw2 nicely including other modern games, and being able to do basic things for homework

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: to replace a 2002 Compaq SR1055CL

More about : gaming build

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November 25, 2012 2:19:37 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($107.28 @ CompUSA)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($158.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $454.21
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-24 23:19 EST-0500)

Here you go. $500 before rebates.
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November 25, 2012 9:57:07 PM

thanks! but would the build run fine? read the gpu required 500W
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a b 4 Gaming
November 26, 2012 1:24:32 AM

Hi, it would. Don't worry. They state it as 500w because most people do not buy quality units. :) 
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November 26, 2012 1:40:44 AM

okay thanks, 1 more thing :D  know any good wifi card that can be installed? :/  hope that memory is restocked during December. Thanks for all the help so far :) 
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a b 4 Gaming
November 26, 2012 1:55:20 AM

You missed a lot of deals O_O!

The price went up again.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($158.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Other: TP Link USB Adapter ($18.00)
Total: $474.92
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-25 22:54 EST-0500)

Do this now! Get this USB adapter that you can just leave at the back of the case. :) 
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November 26, 2012 7:28:28 PM

dammit, so those prices will change during december
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