$700 RATE IT PLEASE

I am on a budget $700 i live in canada so prices here are pricey!
I will just play games like mass effect and such but not often. Will use it as everyday comp. Not on extensive gaming unless i want to.

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3ghz ivy bridge- $129.99
MOBO: ASrock h77pro 4 M- $104.99
GPU: MSI N560GTX-Ti 448 Twin- $189.99
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500gb- $59.99
PSU: OCZ ModXstream Pro 700W SLI Ready- $84.99
Memory: G skil ripjaws 2x4gb 1333mhz- $39.99
Case: case atm i am still looking. $-50
OS: Windows 7 home premium- free

Please let me know. rate it flaw it. Any sudgestions?
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  1. Get a 550w psu. Then get a 7850.
  2. Grab a Corsair CX430 or CX500 instead, 700W is overkill and I heard the cables on that PSU are short. For that price you can get a 7850/7870 which will use less power and run the same if not faster. For a case I recommend the NZXT M59, fantastic case. http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146058&Tpk=m59
  3. Other cases that I would recommend are the Antec 300, and the Cooler Master HAF 912.
  4. If you can upgrade to the cheapest ivy bridge i5, you'd get a lot better performance.

    You can do a lot better than a 560 - get current gen tech. I'd go with a 7770/7850 or a 650ti.

    You don't need even close to a 700w PSU - 500w will be plenty.

    Get 1600 MHz RAM - it's only a few bucks mroe.

    Look at the Gamma Classic - best budget case out there.
  5. DarkSable said:
    If you can upgrade to the cheapest ivy bridge i5, you'd get a lot better performance.

    You can do a lot better than a 560 - get current gen tech. I'd go with a 7770/7850 or a 650ti.

    You don't need even close to a 700w PSU - 500w will be plenty.

    Get 1600 MHz RAM - it's only a few bucks mroe.

    Look at the Gamma Classic - best budget case out there.

    Both the 560Ti and the 7850 are faster than the 7770 and 650 Ti. For Mass Effect he should get the 7850.
  6. I decided to get a 7850 and replace from 1333mhz to 1600mhz and a 500 watt psu is good? i will be adding like 2-3 fans.
  7. That looks good to me.
  8. if it is an everyday computer i also recommend AMD, they are cheap and pretty good.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.79 @ DirectCanada)
    Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M-DGS Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($49.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Storage: A-Data S510 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($84.99 @ NCIX)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.79 @ DirectCanada)
    Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($43.99 @ Computer Valley)
    Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 400W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($40.42 @ DirectCanada)
    Optical Drive: Asus DVDE818A7T/BLK/B/GEN CD Reader, DVD Writer ($17.89 @ DirectCanada)
    Total: $476.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-07 00:41 EST-0500)

    should be able to run some games, good for everyday use and will be doing an FX one in a bit if you want some more power for games
  9. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ NCIX)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.79 @ DirectCanada)
    Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($19.99 @ Canada Computers)
    Storage: A-Data S510 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($84.99 @ NCIX)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.79 @ DirectCanada)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($165.99 @ NCIX)
    Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($43.99 @ Computer Valley)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg Canada)
    Optical Drive: Asus DVDE818A7T/BLK/B/GEN CD Reader, DVD Writer ($17.89 @ DirectCanada)
    Total: $702.40
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-07 00:47 EST-0500)

    a bit over, has an SSD for better speeds(take it out if you don't really care about speed or responsiveness from the computer/ save money)

    The DIMMs(Ram) are on a great deal and are pretty good from patriot

    has 1TB for extra space
  10. ^ I second boulbox's FX6300 build
  11. I have to stick with intel becuase in the future i wil prob upgrade straight to i7 by next year once i get my job. thanks u guys for helping out! really appreciate it
  12. bcripwalk said:
    I have to stick with intel becuase in the future i wil prob upgrade straight to i7 by next year once i get my job. thanks u guys for helping out! really appreciate it

    WAIT. If you are going to get i7 (assuming an overclockable one, so something that ends in "K") you might as well as get a Z77 motherboard right now.
  13. ^ Yea what he said.

    If you are going to get an i7/i5 after you get a job, you can wait for haswell CPU and get a z77 board instead. other wise you can just get an AMD build with a better case then upgrade into an i5(for gaming) or i7(for more video editing) and a newer 1155 board and maybe a better SSD.

    with your i3+h77 board, the board is just going to tie down the newer processors and such
  14. Fyi Haswell will be using a new socket 1150 so I don't think you can reuse a z77 board better off buying then instead of a incremental thing now
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