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February 4, 2013 8:59:45 PM

Hey Guys im looking for a good Gaming Rig. My budget is about 1500$. I want a CPU Build that is stable and very good that can run most games on max setting while recording. Changing the settings to medium or high will recording is still fine. Im a youtube Person and I need a better computer for Streaming and Recording like I said try and keep it under 1500$. I was looking into i5 3570k And AMD 8350. Builds with both of these would be nice and give your opinions. :)  :)  :) 

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February 4, 2013 9:19:43 PM

would never recommend a b75 board for a k series chip, low end case, and a non silent pro cooler master psu

id get this
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/BvkU

ram
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=76779&promoid=1292

cooler. email noctua for a 1155 mounting bracket. the ones that come with the cooler are designed for 2011 rather than 1155. they are the same other than that fact
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=64540&promoid=1292

hard drive
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=70854&vpn=ST1500DM003&...

case. windowed version is the same price
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75044&vpn=FD%2DCA%2DDE...

if you would like more graphical horsepower, you can get this
http://www.microcenter.com/product/402989/N670_PE_2GD5-...
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February 4, 2013 9:43:01 PM

Hello Bray 570,
The builds posted by some of the other users are fine, but there are some things I would change for your given budget of $1500. That's a lot of money to work with, and getting a B75 chipset motherboard is really limiting. Instead of buying an i7-3770k, I would recommend getting the i5-3570k because for your uses, it should be quite enough for much cheaper than the i7. A Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus/Evo will be suitable. I recommend the Plus as the Evo is virtually identical for $10 more. For RAM, I would get G.Skill or Corsair 8gb at 1600mhz, and upgrade down the road if you're not satisfied with only 8gb. In my experience, 8gb of memory has proven to be more than enough. A Samsung 840 Pro SSD is my recommendation for a boot drive and to store games. A Western Digital Blue or Black 1tb 7200 HDD is sufficient, or a Seagate with the same specifications. For a video card, I would recommend a Radeon HD 7970. It is quite a step up from the 670, and you can afford it by getting the i5 instead of i7. Personally, I would get a Corsair TX650 or CX600 over any Cooler Master PSU. Besides that, everythign else looks good. Let me know if you hvae any questions.
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February 4, 2013 9:48:20 PM

NerdBBQ said:
Hello Bray 570,
The builds posted by some of the other users are fine, but there are some things I would change for your given budget of $1500. That's a lot of money to work with, and getting a B75 chipset motherboard is really limiting. Instead of buying an i7-3770k, I would recommend getting the i5-3570k because for your uses, it should be quite enough for much cheaper than the i7. A Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus/Evo will be suitable. I recommend the Plus as the Evo is virtually identical for $10 more. For RAM, I would get G.Skill or Corsair 8gb at 1600mhz, and upgrade down the road if you're not satisfied with only 8gb. In my experience, 8gb of memory has proven to be more than enough. A Samsung 840 Pro SSD is my recommendation for a boot drive and to store games. A Western Digital Blue or Black 1tb 7200 HDD is sufficient, or a Seagate with the same specifications. For a video card, I would recommend a Radeon HD 7970. It is quite a step up from the 670, and you can afford it by getting the i5 instead of i7. Personally, I would get a Corsair TX650 or CX600 over any Cooler Master PSU. Besides that, everythign else looks good. Let me know if you hvae any questions.

Thnx I Like the build :)  : ) Whats the price of this together like 1200$ Around there
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February 4, 2013 9:48:54 PM

For youtube recording/streaming you will want the performance the FX8350 or the Xeon 1240v2 offers
Don't get the i7's since the Xeon 1240v2 has the same speed but more cache at $15 less
The 1230v2 is $45 cheape than the 3770 but is only 100mhz slower and on a z77 board it can OC to 4.1ghz
Included a decent PSU, HDD and SSD
I would aim for a 23 inch IPS LED monitor like one from ASUS
You can also crossfire the 7950 if you want more gpu performance. The 7950 has the ebst price/perf ratio right now

complete build that includes all things except mouse and keyboard

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($233.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Sandisk 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($93.98 @ Mac Mall)
Storage: Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($108.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VS239H-P 23.0" Monitor ($174.99 @ Best Buy)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $1374.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-04 19:07 EST-0500)
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February 4, 2013 10:01:07 PM

NerdBBQ said:
Hello Bray 570,
The builds posted by some of the other users are fine, but there are some things I would change for your given budget of $1500. That's a lot of money to work with, and getting a B75 chipset motherboard is really limiting. Instead of buying an i7-3770k, I would recommend getting the i5-3570k because for your uses, it should be quite enough for much cheaper than the i7. A Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus/Evo will be suitable. I recommend the Plus as the Evo is virtually identical for $10 more. For RAM, I would get G.Skill or Corsair 8gb at 1600mhz, and upgrade down the road if you're not satisfied with only 8gb. In my experience, 8gb of memory has proven to be more than enough. A Samsung 840 Pro SSD is my recommendation for a boot drive and to store games. A Western Digital Blue or Black 1tb 7200 HDD is sufficient, or a Seagate with the same specifications. For a video card, I would recommend a Radeon HD 7970. It is quite a step up from the 670, and you can afford it by getting the i5 instead of i7. Personally, I would get a Corsair TX650 or CX600 over any Cooler Master PSU. Besides that, everythign else looks good. Let me know if you hvae any questions.

And the Radeon HD 7970 how much is it and can you give me a link . Should I go with amd Radeon HD 7970 or like gigabyte? or does it matter
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February 4, 2013 10:30:20 PM

^ I would say the 7950 offers considerably better value at $100 cheaper and can OC to match or exceeed the 7950 and reduce the minimal performance gap
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February 4, 2013 10:58:07 PM

NerdBBQ said:
Hello Bray 570,
The builds posted by some of the other users are fine, but there are some things I would change for your given budget of $1500. That's a lot of money to work with, and getting a B75 chipset motherboard is really limiting. Instead of buying an i7-3770k, I would recommend getting the i5-3570k because for your uses, it should be quite enough for much cheaper than the i7. A Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus/Evo will be suitable. I recommend the Plus as the Evo is virtually identical for $10 more. For RAM, I would get G.Skill or Corsair 8gb at 1600mhz, and upgrade down the road if you're not satisfied with only 8gb. In my experience, 8gb of memory has proven to be more than enough. A Samsung 840 Pro SSD is my recommendation for a boot drive and to store games. A Western Digital Blue or Black 1tb 7200 HDD is sufficient, or a Seagate with the same specifications. For a video card, I would recommend a Radeon HD 7970. It is quite a step up from the 670, and you can afford it by getting the i5 instead of i7. Personally, I would get a Corsair TX650 or CX600 over any Cooler Master PSU. Besides that, everythign else looks good. Let me know if you hvae any questions.

Hey if possible can you put the parts in a list and the cost ? If not ill try :) 
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February 4, 2013 11:30:03 PM

go look at what i suggested
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February 5, 2013 1:37:39 AM

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February 5, 2013 2:44:10 AM

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Bzvv

Total with given parts is $1088.87

You can get an i5-3570k if you want and change out the case, add more RAM, but I tried to keep to price a bit lower so you had some left over money.
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