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December 3, 2012 8:06:04 PM

let me fix my description, I just need a good gaming computer for $700 and I would prefer it would have an Intel i-5 processor. All other components you can decide what to be.

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December 3, 2012 8:53:28 PM

Best build I could come up with for your budget. Use this as a starting point.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qMUY
CPU: Intel Core i3-2130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($127.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock P67 PRO3 SE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($102.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($131.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $694.42
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December 3, 2012 8:55:24 PM

You are asking for too much to stay under 700, the build above is more reasonable.
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December 3, 2012 9:02:21 PM

the operating system does not have to be included in the build, sorry that I didn't mention that.
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December 3, 2012 9:12:52 PM

avenseth12 said:
Best build I could come up with for your budget. Use this as a starting point.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qMUY
CPU: Intel Core i3-2130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($127.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock P67 PRO3 SE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($102.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($131.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $694.42


Could you swap the i3 out for an i5? At microcenter, you can get an 3.3 GHz i5 for $140, unopened, compleatly new.
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December 3, 2012 10:06:20 PM

You certainly can if you have a microcenter nearby they have great combo deals. I got an i7 ($325 and $225 after rebate) and MSI mobo ($175 before rebate and $115 after rebate)
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