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$1850 Gaming/Editing PC

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Last response: in Systems
January 21, 2013 2:56:32 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This Friday

Budget Range: $1850

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Editing

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any trustworthy sites

Location: Orlando, Florida

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU, Nvidia Graphics

Overclocking: Definitely

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: Gaming at 1920x1080, but do plan on upgrading to dual monitors later on for productivity, I would still only game on 1 monitor

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I've gotten tired of console gaming, furthermore I have a YouTube channel and upload videos for a living, so my old iMac won't cut it

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a c 140 C Monitor
January 21, 2013 9:37:23 AM

^ That, pretty good rig for what your after.

Only change I would make is to get a reference 2GB card, not 4GB, saves you about $50 and no loss to performance.
If you still want to spend what remains of the budget, be a good opportunity for that 2nd monitor or a good mouse/keyboard set.