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January 14, 2013 12:34:00 PM

Hey guys,
I already have a GTX 660 - 8gb Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 - Seagate Barracuda 1TR

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: this month

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: No

Parts to Upgrade: CPU - Mobo - Power Supply - Cooler (?)

Do you need to buy OS: No

Parts Preferences: Inter, Corsair, Asus, Gigabyte, Asrock

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: no

Your Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024, but I will play on 40" TV

Additional Comments: Do I need a new cooler ?

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January 14, 2013 12:41:28 PM

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: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Intel 330 Series 180GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($299.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($67.41 @ Mac Connection)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($174.99 @ Best Buy)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1167.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-14 09:38 EST-0500)

pick cpu, mobo, powersupplly, case from this build
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January 14, 2013 12:41:50 PM

Have a look at the 'how to ask for newbuild advice' sticky at the top of the page and fill in the template there, that way we will be in a better position to help you.
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January 14, 2013 12:59:50 PM

mikerockett said:
Have a look at the 'how to ask for newbuild advice' sticky at the top of the page and fill in the template there, that way we will be in a better position to help you.

I haven't seen it before, now it's ok.
Sorry bout that!
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January 14, 2013 1:02:49 PM

pchioccola said:
I haven't seen it before, now it's ok.
Sorry bout that!


No problem, it just helps us understand what you're after a little better that way we can give you better advice.
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