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What is the best $800 budget gaming pc build?

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November 29, 2012 2:25:11 PM

So I am going to try and make this as simple of a question as possible. I am new to the gaming pc world and I am looking to build my first gaming desktop around christmas time. I am on an $800 dollar budget. Can somebody please list the parts I will need to achieve this goal.


Note: I want a minimum of 8gb of ram, 1TB of hard drive space, and decent cooling supplies so I can overclock. I have already been looking at the AMD 4300 or 6300 CPU and an AMD Radeon 6670, but I don't know exactly what I need :(  . I want to run games like Battlefield 3, Planetside 2 and Arma3 on high settings. Thank you for the help!
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November 29, 2012 2:37:21 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($36.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($229.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($57.40 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($61.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $787.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-29 11:38 EST-0500)

I would do this.
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November 29, 2012 3:05:33 PM
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November 29, 2012 3:56:59 PM

+1 to tiny voices. Great build. Will run anything currently.
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November 29, 2012 4:35:07 PM

Headbomb said:
+1 to tiny voices. Great build. Will run anything currently.

True but the one i recomended will run higher fps and it include an aftermarket cooler.
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