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December 27, 2012 5:37:53 AM

http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/uod3

I plan on buying these parts in a month or so I already have $550 saved up. Anyways feel free to tweak the list to make it better and preferably cheaper.

Everything on here is what I need, no need for a monitor or keyboard etc.

Budget is $1000 and less.

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a b C Monitor
December 27, 2012 5:52:13 AM

Try this...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($185.90 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case ($78.88 @ Canada Computers)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Canada Computers)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ Computer Valley)
Total: $944.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 02:51 EST-0500)

It's similar to what you chose. However, I tweaked a few things and squeezed in a HD 7950. This will get you far better performance in games.
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December 27, 2012 8:50:52 AM

Yes^
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December 27, 2012 5:23:33 PM

DeusAres said:
Try this...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($185.90 @ Amazon Canada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case ($78.88 @ Canada Computers)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Canada Computers)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($96.99 @ Computer Valley)
Total: $944.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-27 02:51 EST-0500)

It's similar to what you chose. However, I tweaked a few things and squeezed in a HD 7950. This will get you far better performance in games.



Awesome! Thanks, I left everything in your build except I changed the case to the NZXT Phantom. (Strictly preference)
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December 27, 2012 5:24:06 PM

Best answer selected by colebooner.
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December 29, 2012 8:15:01 PM

colebooner said:
Awesome! Thanks, I left everything in your build except I changed the case to the NZXT Phantom. (Strictly preference)


Sounds good to me; good luck with your build!
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