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$650-750 gaming budget.

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February 2, 2013 12:36:26 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: over the next month.

Budget Range: would prefer not to spend over 750.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, WoW, D3, SC2, SWTOR.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: no

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: cheapest. :) 

Location: Utah, US

Parts Preferences: nope

Overclocking: Looking to OC 965 BE to 3.8-4.0 ghz or i5 3750K to 4.2 ghz. Have a GTX 260 so no need for a GPU...

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments. No need for an SSD. Will also need a liquid cooled option for cpu. Prefer a window on the case for LED effects (if the case i have selected is not a good pick).


The current build i have picked out is. feel free to change what is needed.

Processor
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor
or
Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000

Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard for 965 BE
or
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-D3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard for i5 3570K

Memory
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B

HDD
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS-RK 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

Case
NZXT M59 - 001BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

PSU
SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

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