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$1000 gaming PC

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January 15, 2013 9:10:40 PM

Hey Im just really looking for help as Im out of my depth, any help would be great.


Approximate Purchase Date: within the next 6 months. i know its a long time but thats the best i can do at the moment.

Budget Range:$1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important:gaming, watching movies, surfing the internet.

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS and i can ruse my old hard drive but dont have to its only 300gb

Preferred Website for Parts: www.techbuy.com.au

Country: Australia

Parts Preferences: i was looking on the net and found ASUS P8Z77-M PRO Motherboard dont know how good it is but it looked good to me

Overclocking: Maybe dont know anything about it

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe dont know anything about it

Monitor Resolution:1680x1050

Additional Comments: i manly wont something fast and games look good

More about : 1000 gaming

January 15, 2013 10:27:02 PM

these are the parts i have looked at but dont know if they work together

ASUS P8Z77-M PRO Motherboard $145.40

Intel Core i5 3570 Quad Core CPU (3.40GHz - 3.80GHz Turbo, 650MHz GPU) $234.10

Corsair 16GB (2 x 8GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3 RAM $82.75

ASUS GeForce GT630 - 4GB GDDR3 - (810MHz, 1100MHz) $107.50

SilverStone RL04B Tower Case - NO PSU, Black $72.75

CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Evo CPU Cooler $48.40

Seasonic 430W S12II $94.90
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January 15, 2013 10:47:06 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($115.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.00 @ Scorptec)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($249.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($65.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($89.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($19.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $946.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-16 11:46 EST+1100)PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/xO7E/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($115.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.00 @ Scorptec)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($249.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($65.00 @ Mwave Australia)
Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($89.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($19.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $946.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-16 11:46 EST+1100)

heres a more complete system with more stable parts and better graphic card :) 

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