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Last response: in Systems
December 7, 2012 6:20:05 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week or asap

Budget Range: $0-$600 Before Shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the net, watching video on the web

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: Fresh build from scratch

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Location: Northern WI - Bestbuy is 1hr away

Parts Preferences: Intel for CPU otherwise anything goes

Overclocking: Maybe, never have tried it

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, if price works out

Your Monitor Resolution: 32'' TV's, not sure off the top of my head. Monitors I use are 1600x900

Additional Comments: What I am looking for is to run Microsoft Flight Simulator X on 4 screens!! Two 32" TV's on top and two 1600x900 monitors underneath the TV's. However you can make that work is fine with me.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading:Want to run Microsoft Flight Simulator X like a boss!

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December 7, 2012 6:25:55 PM

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading:Want to run Microsoft Flight Simulator X like a boss!

That won't be possible on a $300 budget, I'll tell you that. You'll definitely want at least $600.

Maybe try this:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($37.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card ($111.97 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $636.45
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-07 15:25 EST-0500)
December 7, 2012 6:26:38 PM

Yes $600 is fine. I should of put $0 - $600 i guess haha