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700-900 Gaming Build - Need help

Approximate Purchase Date: This week, hopefully.

Budget Range: 700-900 USD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming>web browsing>light editing using Photoshop/Premier CS6

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: amazon would be nice, I have a few gift cards from Christmas, also willing to buy from anything else trustworthy

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: I would like an Intel processor, preferably an i7, but if you really think the i5 would last me just as long, great

Overclocking: Yeah, probably at some point.

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: I've got a 1080p 23' AOC monitor.

Additional Comments: I'd like this PC to last me a while as far as gaming goes. I'd like it to run anything currently out at max settings with steady FPS. I also would like it to be able to run next-gen games whenever they start coming out, not necessarily running them at max by any means though.
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.71 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $892.52
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-26 23:55 EST-0500)

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    base build, it leaves room for optional :
    OS
    SSD
  2. AMD Radeon said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($269.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.71 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $892.52
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-26 23:55 EST-0500)

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    base build, it leaves room for optional :
    OS
    SSD


    Thanks! How well does the i5-3570k handle OCing?
  3. ^ that chip is an OC king lol normally 4.4GHz for safety/longetivity
  4. AMD Radeon said:
    ^ that chip is an OC king lol normally 4.4GHz for safety/longetivity

    Awesome! And you think the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo would be good enough to let me get that high?
  5. most of toms member use 212 evo with their own OC...
    the cooler is popular dude...

    i own one :)
  6. AMD Radeon said:
    most of toms member use 212 evo with their own OC...
    the cooler is popular dude...

    i own one :)


    Thanks for everything :) I'll order the parts tonight :D
  7. Best answer selected by EnixSquared.
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