1200-1400 complete gaming rig Tags: New Build World Of Warcraft Systems Product Last response: November 27, 2012 6:36 PM in Systems Share Dx2 November 27, 2012 1:04:12 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Tonight Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) 1200-1400 total System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming Are you buying a monitor: Yes Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com or similar Location: Wisconsin, USA Parts preference: Intel / Nvidia (since I play wow) / ASRock Overclocking: Probably SLI or Crossfire: Probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 Additional Comments: Usual games include World of Warcraft, League of Legends and Diablo 3 And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: my 2 year old budget laptop is basically dead More about : 1200 1400 complete gaming rig g-unit1111 a b Ý World of Warcraft November 27, 2012 3:15:48 PM Here you go: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($25.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg) Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($64.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg) Total: $1125.87 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 12:18 EST-0500) The difference will allow you to get a good 23.6" monitor and whatever peripherals you need. I don't suggest those things as they're entirely personal preference. Dx2 November 27, 2012 6:01:07 PM Is the ssd drive going to give me a noticeable upgrade? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer J_E_D_70 November 27, 2012 6:36:19 PM Yes. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum$ 1200-$1400 Budget for Gaming Rig ForumMid Level Gaming Rig $ 1200-$1400 (Radeon 5870 GPU already acquired!) Forum$ 1200-1400 New Intel Gaming Rig Forum[Homebuilt] $ 1200-1400 Gaming PC Advice Please ForumGaming Rig $ 1200~$1400 Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] rts-stores ForumNew Gaming Build - $ 1200-1400 Forum$ 1200-$1400 1st Timer PC Builder ForumCustom Gaming build 1200-1400 ForumNewbie’s First Time Build ($ 1200-$1400 ), Gaming ) Forum$ 1200-1400 Gaming PC build Forum$ 1200-$1400 Gaming PC - Need Advice ForumIs this a good build for a $ 1200-$1400 PC? Help ForumHelp Finalizing $ 1200-1400 build ForumFeedback on new build. ForumPC Keeps Shutting Down and Rebooting while Gaming Forum[Solved] Newbie Gaming/Everything Build ForumGood high-end gaming desktop ? Forum£1000 Gaming PC Forum[Solved] Is this gaming build good ? budget $1200 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !