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My build proper for gaming and video recording?
Feb 12, 2013, 3:17 AM
Hello,I'm am a first time builder and I want to know if my build has any issue I'm at a budget of at most $850.
Intel i7 3570k 189.99
ASrock z77 pro3 motherboard 94.99
AMD Radeon HD 7850 1024 GDDR5 199.99
Toshiba 1tb 7200RPM Sara 6.0 3.5" labeled wrong hitachi 0em 59.99
Cooler master cm storm enforcer mid tower atx gaming case 77.99
Crucial sport 16gb ddr3 1660 ram
Hyper 212+ CPU cooler 29.99
Ocz modxstream pro 600w modular 74.99
Lg24 SATA internal DVD burner
Feb 12, 2013
build proper gaming video recording
Feb 12, 2013, 3:30 AM
It seems that you will pick the i5-3570k on microcenter (189.99$ only at microcenter store), so pick up the asus P8Z77-V LK board for just 60$ :
For a card, i recommend the 7870 tahiti le :
It's basically a 7930.
For a psu :
Feb 12, 2013, 8:04 AM
PCPartPicker part list
Price breakdown by merchant
Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
($229.99 @ Microcenter)
ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
Patriot Gamer 2 Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory
($73.79 @ Amazon)
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB 2.5" Solid State Disk
($87.99 @ Amazon)
Zotac GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card
($194.99 @ Newegg)
Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case
($52.99 @ Microcenter)
Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply
($34.99 @ Newegg)
Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer
($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 05:01 EST-0500)
If you want a more powerful graphics card, drop the SSD and get a
GTX 660 Ti
You cant overclock but that 3770 is worth it if you are video editing...
Sub $1500 Video Editing/Gaming build
Opinions on my build for video editing/gaming
First gaming/video editing build what do you think?
Video Editing Build
New Build for Video Editing and 3D Rendering.
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Feb 12, 2013, 10:01 AM
I'm sorry but I forgot to mention that I could only go to micro center due to me not having a credit card
Feb 12, 2013, 10:40 AM
does you dad/mom have one?
Feb 12, 2013, 12:25 PM
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CPU & Components
Feb 12, 2013, 5:53 PM
Sadly they will not allow me to use theirs
Feb 12, 2013, 6:28 PM
I have updated my build it is now the ASUS P8Z77-V LK LGA mobo and intel i7 3770k updated price 824.99
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