First time building

:hello: everyone. Thank you for taking the time to read this and help out. I am currently in the process of building a new gaming computers. My current budget runs around $800 but I might be willing to go up to $1100 if the computer will be that much better. We both plan on using the computers for competitve gaming as well as streaming matches online. Any help is greatly appreciated. The parts I currectly have are:

Mouse: Razor Naga/ Naga Epic
Keyboard: Corsair Vengeance K90
Monitor: BenQ XL2420T

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Within a month

Budget Range: $800 (up to 1100 if the computer will be that much better.) USD

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Competitive gaming / streaming game play / surfing the web

Are you buying a monitor: no

Parts to Upgrade: Everything

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Best available prices. Prefer Newegg, tigerdirect, amazon

Location: Florida USA

Parts Preferences: Anything

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Not Sure

Additional Comments: Would prefer an SSD. Currently playing League of Legends which I know wont take much to run on highest settings. Hoping to dive into more pc gaming with this new build.

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Competitive gaming.
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  1. because u dont provide more info, i assume it is 800 usd and will not OC
  2. Yes sorry was just going back to edit my post for more information. USD. I would prefer to purchase through sites like amazon/ newegg/ tigerdirect. I wont need an OS.
  3. please use this format so that we know about what you really want

    btw welcome to this forum :hello:
  4. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($369.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.98 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $861.06
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-19 22:56 EST-0500)
  5. For $20 more you can get a 3570k and for another$20 you can get a aftermarket cooler and OC it. That would be the best $40 you will ever spend lol.
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