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$800-$900 gaming pc?

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February 2, 2013 1:34:59 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: 1, 1.5 months

Budget Range: $800-$900

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching videos, web surfing

Are you buying a monitor: yes

Parts to Upgrade: none

Do you need to buy OS: no

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, but price is more important

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Parts Preferences: 3570k if possible, if not I can live with it

Overclocking: most likely

SLI or Crossfire: maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: I want at least 1080p

Additional Comments: I like flashy cases with leds and windows, dont care about sound level

Why Are You Upgrading: I want to be able to play games like Crysis 3, Battlefield 4, etc on high settings at good fps when they come out.

Thanks for any feedback and have a nice day.

More about : 800 900 gaming

February 2, 2013 6:50:44 PM

Could I please get some help?
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February 2, 2013 7:07:38 PM

W8 a sec i ll help.
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February 2, 2013 7:10:34 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($214.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($65.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($158.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $903.91
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-02 16:10 EST-0500)
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February 2, 2013 7:29:23 PM

e_X said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($214.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($65.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($158.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $903.91
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-02 16:10 EST-0500)


This is a nice build.. ram is cl11.. you need cl9 1600mhz
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2kit4g3d...

the corsair 200r is a decent case but since you said a flashy case here are a few options

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z9

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/silverstone-case-sstrl01bu...

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc912kk...

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z11plushf1
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February 2, 2013 7:30:32 PM

My suggestion, since you want a flashy case :

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 ($33.16 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Hannspree HL229DPB 21.5" Monitor ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $897.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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February 2, 2013 7:39:00 PM

Thanks guys my favorite is djangoringo's. I tried and never could get it below $900 but this seems really good. Thanks for the help.
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February 2, 2013 7:39:29 PM

Best answer selected by Norlag.
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