Anyway to make this cheaper?

I would really like to have a 22"-24" Monitor LED backlit Widescreen...I know there expensive, but if theres a cheaper on that would be cool if someone could find one...Also, I need the keyboard, i5 3570k is staying, I'd like to hear some input on if i should get a 660 TI or radeon hd 7950. Thanks in advance, Nick Boutin
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  1. In the same position between the video cards. Depends on if you plan to overclock, and what games you play.
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    Cut the fans, you don't needed them, get a better ssd, in my opinion, with at least 120/128 GB.
    Here's my suggestion :
  3. Well mostly DayZ (WarZ but i can play that on my POS laptop) Battlefield 3, all the common games, Battlefield 4 when it comes out
  4. Djangoringo, That case doesnt have any fans coming with it ? Ill need thermal paste also
  5. on the cpu see if you can get it from micro center. if not pick up a non k cpu or the i5 cpu without the built in gpu to save some cash.
    70.00 after rebate.
  6. blade2697 said:
    Djangoringo, That case doesnt have any fans coming with it ? Ill need thermal paste also

    The cooler already has it(hyper 212 evo), no need to spend for another one, the Corsair 200R is a good case, it has two 120mm fans, one in the rear and one in front.
  7. Oh i didnt see it came with any! Thank you!! I plan to overclock, Possibly SLI in the future. Will 520W be enough?
  8. You can't SLI with the z77 pro 3, if you want to do later a SLI setup of 660 ti, get the extreme 4 and a psu with 600-650W, but for a single card, the antec neo 520 is more than suffice.
    If you want a 650W psu :

    This is what i ended up with. This is BORDER line my budget (1300$ USD)
  10. Get the asus 660 ti, it has a better cooler, same specs of a card, that 660 ti is way overpriced, you can almost get a 670 gtx, the asus is bellow 300$.
    I'd get the corsair TX 650 V2, that psu is out of stock.

    updated list :
  11. Which PSU is better? Im not getting my computer for 3 weeks still
  12. The corsair has more amps/wattage, it's a quality one too, it's at 69.99$ with the 20$ code, and at 49.99$ after mir, it's recommended going with the corsair.
  13. Alrighty anything else i should do? Btw i swapped out the case for HAF 912 Coolermaster. That case seems like its a cheap case.(Cheap as in terrible)
  14. Meh i still like the design look of HAF 912 :D Thanks though!
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  16. PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    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 ($33.12 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI Z77MA-G45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.49 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Mushkin Chronos 60GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 620W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Monitor: Hannspree HL229DPB 21.5" Monitor ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Keyboard: Gigabyte Force K3 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($27.99 @ Amazon)
    Other: 135mm fan for the PowerSupply ($13.99)
    Other: 120mm green led fans ($18.99)
    Other: Thermal Paste ($9.99)
    Other: Fan controller ($24.99)
    Total: $1153.43
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-02 00:48 EST-0500)

    should do the trick with or without the ssd.
  17. Sorry ice :) Too late this time :P Go check out my other question though :D
  18. pm me ur other question.
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