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$1100 gaming pc for 2013

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January 23, 2013 6:52:22 PM

Hey guys my old computer died and im tryin to buy a new one. Im not sure on what kinda build I would need to play most games if any one has any suggestions on the type of build $1100 could get me it would help me out a lot. Also I need a os. And any cheap keyboard will work dont need a monitor or mouse.

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January 23, 2013 7:47:14 PM

If you want to overclock this one:

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($364.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1046.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-23 16:51 EST-0500)
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January 23, 2013 7:49:02 PM

My suggestion :


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.79 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.50 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP900 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($13.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $1039.72
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)


This will allow you to play any game at high settings, with ssd, os,etc.
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January 23, 2013 7:49:20 PM

No overclocking-

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.98 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($107.95 @ Mac Connection)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card ($424.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1073.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-23 16:49 EST-0500)
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January 23, 2013 7:56:18 PM

I like both suggestions, but django's is upgradable in the future with the MB and PSU being SLI / crossfire capable with a 650W. I've never heard of A-data SSD though, didn't look it up, so no comment on that.
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