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First Gaming Rig around 1000

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February 14, 2013 11:21:13 AM

I have around 1000 to build a new rig but that includes: Monitor, keyboard and the rig itself. Any tweaks to manage and get the most bang out?

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February 14, 2013 11:46:55 AM

You can't go wrong with that video card basing on this review.

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February 15, 2013 2:24:26 AM

A full setup all for under 1k

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.98 @ Outlet PC)
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: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($56.21 @ TigerDirect)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($157.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($12.98 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech B100 Wired Optical Mouse ($5.49 @ Mac Mall)
Total: $965.55
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-14 23:24 EST-0500)