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First Gaming build!

hey i would love some thoughts/input on my first gaming build!

i am going to be looking to play games like DayZ,WarZ,Arma2/3 , Assassins Creed,Borderlands2 and i am hoping to be able to play these on atleast high settings!

thanks for the input! :hello:
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  1. try motherboards with onboard cpus and get a GTX 600 series proccessor and atleast 4gbs of ram a good casing an 1tb hdd will be good enough to play games p.s cpu should be ivy bridge models glad to help :)
  2. im sorry i am really new to this could you recommend any specific motherboards? thanks again ! :)
  3. Nacker said:
    im sorry i am really new to this could you recommend any specific motherboards? thanks again ! :)


    Fill this out and then we can help: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgrade-advice
  4. ^ do as g-unit suggests - proper way to ask advice. Also if/when he suggests a system - rest assured it will be a good one. Also look at the $500, $1000 gaming builds on Tom's home page.
    -Bruce
  5. Approximate Purchase Date: Within this week

    Budget Range:1600

    System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming,Surfing The net

    Are you buying a monitor: No


    Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**

    Do you need to buy OS: Yes

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any trusted site!

    Location: Kingston,Ontario,Canada

    Parts Preferences: Intel,GTX

    Overclocking:No

    SLI or Crossfire: No

    Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080, 1920x1200

    Additional Comments: i am going to be using these to play games like DayZ,WarZ,Arma 2/3 on high settings !
  6. Best answer
    Here you go:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($226.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-U9B SE2 37.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($55.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($149.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($79.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($129.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($409.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Case: Corsair 500R White ATX Mid Tower Case ($139.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($119.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Total: $1454.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-06 13:53 EST-0500)
  7. Thanks! and would this build run those games on atleast high?
  8. Nacker said:
    Thanks! and would this build run those games on atleast high?


    A 670 will max out anything you can throw at it.
  9. alright thanks !
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