Rate my Black Friday Build ~$900
Quote:Approximate Purchase Date: November (looking for black friday sales)
Budget Range: $800-$1000
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies, browsing
Are you buying a monitor: Yes
Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**
Do you need to buy OS: No
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com , but am fine with whatever is cheapest
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Parts Preferences: N/A
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080,
Additional Comments: Functionality/pricing comes first, aesthetics are meh. Playing Dota 2, Skyrim, etc.
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I've always wanted a computer that is my own and would last me a long time. I'm not a hardcore gamer but like to be prepared with whatever is thrown at me.
CPU: i5-3570k - $145
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212+ - $15 AR
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H - $105 AR
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8gb (2x4) - $35
HDD: WD Black 1TB - $80
SSD: Kingston HyperX 120gb SSD - $60
Case: Antec 300 - $30 AR
PSU: Corsair TX750 - $70 AR
Optical Drive: ASUS BW-12B1ST - $60 AR
Also got a monitor for about $200.
Missing a GPU I ran out of funds :P
Other HDD are from my old computer.
Mouse+Keyboard+network card were another ~$100.
Suggestions/feedback are appreciated!! I plan to OC but not too extreme. Also need suggestions on video card. I play Dota 2, BF3, SC2, Skyrim.... and also want to watch Blu-Rays.