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Best gaming build under 1000?

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January 14, 2013 11:45:56 AM

CAS: Azza Fusion 3000 Full-Tower Gaming Case w/ 1x 140mm & 2x 120mm fans, front USB 3.0, HDD Easy Swap, & 360MM liquid cooling ready

CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+261] (EVGA Superclocked [+0]) ******* AND/OR ******** HD 7950??????????????????????????????
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MOTHERBOARD: * [CrossFireX] GIGABYTE GA-Z77-HD3 Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Ultra Durable 4 Classic, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x Gen3 PCIe x16, 2x PCIe x1 & 2 PCI (Extreme OC Certified)

MEMORY: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Kingston HyperX [+0])

HDD: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Drive)

FAN: CoolIT LCS ECO II-120MM FB Water Cooler [+0]

also im throwing in a Blu ray burner.. and theres a 3 yr warranty .....


BUT THE BIG QUESTION IS... **********EVGA GTX 660Ti __VS__ Radeon HD 7950

i plan on playing Diablo 3 and starcraft 2 on ultra... and now im thinking of induldging in Crysis 3, B3, and Metro .... from what i know, the GPU depends on the game and what now.. yeah AMD has more memory/bandwidth.. as NVDIA comming through with PhysX (witch looks sickkkk ) and about 26 games + offer it....

COMMENTS AND *FACTS* WELCOME.... thx people =)

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January 14, 2013 12:32:44 PM

build it yourself. its way more compatable
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xygv

a 7950 performs better than a 660ti but then you have to sacrifice a little bit of stability. physx is irrelevant unless you play borderlands 2
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January 14, 2013 12:38:13 PM

wait in the other post you said you are not going to overclock. so why get a k CPU and a z77 motherboard?

you better overclock your video card. theres no point not to get free performance

yes i know that other games support physx but it makes almost no difference in gameplay. only in borderlands is where there are massive differences
January 14, 2013 12:42:57 PM

i said maybe in the future... and if i go with the GTX 660Ti im going to get it factory Superclocked ... aswell, i understand AMD cards usually have more push to shove when it comes to overclocking. especially the 7950...

now when it comes to overclocking, do you suggest, have the factory do it foe 20 bucks for "10%" or do it yourself. or both lol
January 14, 2013 12:48:37 PM

TheBigTroll said:
wait in the other post you said you are not going to overclock. so why get a k CPU and a z77 motherboard?

you better overclock your video card. theres no point not to get free performance

yes i know that other games support physx but it makes almost no difference in gameplay. only in borderlands is where there are massive differences




i said maybe in the future... and if i go with the GTX 660Ti im going to get it factory Superclocked ... aswell, i understand AMD cards usually have more push to shove when it comes to overclocking. especially the 7950...

now when it comes to overclocking, do you suggest, have the factory do it foe 20 bucks for "10%" or do it yourself. or both lol


and if you have more to say, please bring it up on other post so other people can voice there knowledge
January 14, 2013 12:51:43 PM

build it yourself and then overclock. companies never do things properly
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