$2000 gaming/editing pc help Tags: Prebuilt Gaming Systems Last response: January 24, 2013 6:07 AM in Systems Share pooky289 January 16, 2013 7:00:13 AM hello i am looking to build a gaming/editing desktop. Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Before Easter 2013 Budget Range: under $2000 After Rebates; After Shipping System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movie, video editing, Are you buying a monitor: Yes Parts to Upgrade: All parts Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any Location: City, State/Region, Country - Australia, Vic, Melbourn Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel cpu Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Additional Comments: I Would love to get the the thermaltake level 10 gt snow white edition. Please don't say you shouldn't get that because no matter what i am getting it And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Because I love to game and this would be my first desktop that can play planetside 2! More about : 2000 gaming editing AMD Radeon a c 281 4 Gaming January 16, 2013 7:02:31 AM please use this format to ask community http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgra... btw that mobo is older generation m 0 l manofchalk a b 4 Gaming January 16, 2013 8:53:01 AM ^ Yep, if you could fill out that form it will help. Might be good to have some local knowledge, fellow Melbournite here m 0 l Related resources Please help, £2000-£3000 Gaming/Editing PC - Forum Please help, £2000-£3000 Gaming/Editing PC - Forum Building a Gaming/Editing PC for $2000 max. - Forum $2000 mATX Gaming/Editing PC AUS - Forum $2000-2700$ Gaming/Editing Pc. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pooky289 January 23, 2013 11:31:25 PM someone please help me m 0 l manofchalk a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 11:33:39 PM How important is that video editing? Like is it just home movies, a hobby or a Youtube channel. Just trying to figure it out if its worth spending a bit more on the CPU/RAM toward that purpose. m 0 l manofchalk a b 4 Gaming January 23, 2013 11:47:51 PM Well anyway, this will be a fairly good rig for you. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($335.00 @ PCCaseGear) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ PCCaseGear) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear) Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($95.00 @ PCCaseGear) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($75.00 @ Scorptec) Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($135.00 @ Scorptec) Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($419.00 @ PCCaseGear) Case: Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Edition ATX Full Tower Case ($279.00 @ Scorptec) Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($145.00 @ PCCaseGear) Monitor: Dell S2340L 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($219.00 @ PCCaseGear) Other: Windows 8 64bit OEM at PC Case Gear ($99.00) Total: $1975.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-24 12:45 EST+1100) Can be made cheaper by about $150 if the video editing isnt that important. Both PC Case Gear and Scorptech have stores in Melbourne that you can pick up from, so shipping costs wont be an issue. m 0 l darth pravus January 24, 2013 6:07:25 AM Man that level 10 case is just there to fill budget isn't it m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$2000 Gaming/Editing PC Forum Gaming/Editing PC build $2000-$2500 Forum Looking to build $1500-2000 Gaming/Editing PC Forum SolvedGaming/editing PC build help!! Forum Building a ~$2000 gaming/editing PC (starting with nothing) Forum SolvedCore i5 or i7 for gaming/editing PC HELP! Forum SolvedGaming/Editing PC under 800$, Need Help! Forum Solvedhelp choosing mother board for gaming/editing/3d modeling pc i7 gtx 770 Forum Help with $700 Intel based Gaming/editing pc Forum Solvedneed help with gaming/editing pc Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming/editing PC for $1800-2400 Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming/editing PC for $1800-2400 Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming/editing PC for $1800-2400 Forum SolvedNeed help building a gaming/editing PC for $1800-2400 Forum SolvedFirst Gaming/Editing pc - Need help deciding what to do Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !