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New build for streaming games

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February 4, 2013 3:13:17 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: Within 4 months

Budget Range: $1000 after shipping, before rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: streaming games

Are you buying a monitor: no

Parts to Upgrade:New build

Do you need to buy OS: No


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: prefer Newegg but any other site that is as good is viable

Location: USA in California

Parts Preferences: I prefer Intel cpu and as for gpu i go both ways

Overclocking: maybe

SLI or Crossfire: I do not see it necessary for a streaming rig?

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: quiet cool pc. This is going to be strictly to stream with a video capture card so i hope someone can lead me to the right direction for a good capture card. I already have a main rig set up.


http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bo2e
CPU Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core $223.79
CPU Cooler Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid $99.99
Motherboard ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 $79.98
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $53.99
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $69.98
Case Corsair Vengeance C70 (Black) ATX Mid Tower $89.99
Total: $617.72

this is what i have come up with so far. I am still missing a few parts. video card, cd drive, psu and a video capture card. The reason why i went with the H100 on this build is so that I can switch it with my CM 212 on my other rig

More about : build streaming games

February 4, 2013 7:14:56 PM

scratch that. I won't be going for an closed up WC. I feel like it's going to be unnecessary at the moment

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bvz0
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bvz0/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bvz0/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($53.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($244.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($90.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $801.88

This is the end result of what I came up with after a few minutes of looking around. Any suggestions on what I could change to improve this build?
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