$1000 gaming pc
Can anyone give me any build recommendations for the biggest bang for my buck $1000 pc?
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Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this week (the closer the better)
Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) Before / After Rebates; Before / After Shipping
System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)
Are you buying a monitor: Yes / No
Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**
Do you need to buy OS: Yes / No
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Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to upgrade to Intel CPU)
Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe
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Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of bling, I would like a quiet PC. Please also list specific software or games you're using)
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Here you go no overclocking the cpu and no sli later.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($378.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.98 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-10 19:46 EST-0500)
If you don't need an os or you're willing to spend $1050 I'd recommend adding a ssd like the crucial m4 128gb.