New computer! $800-900 need help! :)

Approximate Purchase Date: This week, the sooner the better.

Budget Range: $800-900

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing the web, videos (youtube)

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg , Amazon

Location: California, riverside county

Parts Preferences: No preference im open minded to all builds :)

Overclocking: I do not know how to do this so no i wont be overclocking :p

SLI or Crossfire: I do not know how to do this so i wont be doing this

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: The best possible build for gaming , i want to max out setting on the games i want to play. GAMES: World of warcraft, starcraft 2, diablo, guildwars 2, starwars the old republic i think you get the hint ;) . I DO WANT TO UPGRADE IN THE FUTURE THOUGH

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Need a new computer for gaming , and also for online college courses
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  1. Gives you lots of upgrading potential:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ 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)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($251.97 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $886.88
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-03 16:11 EST-0500)
  2. i like the build :) , will it be able to max out settings on the above games that i mentioned ? or will i have to future upgrade.
  3. miriam3 said:
    i like the build :) , will it be able to max out settings on the above games that i mentioned ? or will i have to future upgrade.


    Yeah I have that same card (two of them in Crossfire actually) and I can max out any game I throw at my build.
  4. g-unit1111 said:
    Yeah I have that same card (two of them in Crossfire actually) and I can max out any game I throw at my build.


    Perfect then. I believe i have my computer build then. going to start ordering parts now. Thank you! :) :bounce:
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