New build $1200-$1500 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 16, 2012 2:31 PM in Systems Share roryboxall 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to roryboxall Register or log in to remove butremor 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) | Report abuse Reply to butremor mrdowntownkiller 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) | Report abuse Reply to mrdowntownkiller Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>New build $1200-$1500> Related ressources: Forum[ New Build ][REVISED] $ 1200-1500 for Photoshop and highend gaming. Forum$ 1200-$1500 New Build Advice ForumNew build [Around 1200-1500 $] Completly new to building systems ForumAdvice - New Gaming Build $ 1200-$1500 Forum$ 1200-1500 new build Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice ForumNew Family/Gaming Build - $ 1200-$1500 - First Homebuilt ForumAdvice on editing/video gaming comp, 1st build $ 1,200-1,500 ForumNew system build . help? 1200-1500 budget. Forum1200-1500 gaming build Help Appreciated ForumNeed advice on 1200-1500 build . ForumBuilding New System: Budget $ 1200-1500 Forum1200-1500 Gaming Build Forum[$ 1200-$1500 ] Gaming PC Build ForumIs this gaming PC okay? ForumBudget AMD Build Forum[New Build] Any suggestions of my mid-level gaming build? ForumChecking compatibility for first-time build Forum[Solved] Is this build good for its price? ForumPC Build Compatability More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !