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December 16, 2012 7:12:48 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: 1-2 months

Budget Range: $1200-$1500
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming/Rendering commentaries/montages ect.
Are you buying a monitor: no


Parts to Upgrade: everything is new?

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.pccasegear.com I am from Australia

Location: brisbane, QLD, Australia

Parts Preferences: Im thinking intel cpu

Overclocking: CPU Overclock

SLI or Crossfire: Crossfire is two right? if so i want to get another gpu half way down the track (6-8 months)

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 probably will have a second moniter for other stuff not Eyefinity not sure about resolutions but will probably get a 28 inch in the future.

Additional Comments: Crysis 3, Black ops 2, WoW, Things like that.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Can't run black ops 2 on my 9800Gt at solid 60 fps, getting like 40


More about : build 1200 1500

December 16, 2012 12:55:12 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.40 @ Mwave Australia)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.00 @ Scorptec)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.00 @ Scorptec)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($159.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($255.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($77.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($152.90 @ Mwave Australia)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($19.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $1203.30
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-17 01:55 EST+1100)
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December 16, 2012 2:31:10 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($145.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.00 @ Scorptec)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($75.00 @ Scorptec)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($105.00 @ Scorptec)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($419.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($129.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($112.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Total: $1298.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-17 03:30 EST+1100)
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