Best hardcore gaming rig around 825 dollars? (March 2013) Tags: Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: February 19, 2013 9:03 PM in Systems Share Awesom3Gamer February 19, 2013 7:29:48 PM I want to get a best gaming build under 825 dollars. I posted a thread back in Jan but my birthday's in little over a month now so I need to prepare. More about : hardcore gaming rig 825 dollars march 2013 tiny voices a b 4 Gaming February 19, 2013 7:36:06 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($183.79 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.55 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ Newegg) Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg) Total: $793.27 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-19 16:36 EST-0500) Awesom3Gamer February 19, 2013 7:52:03 PM Sounds good. Will it be able to run Crysis 3 at Med settings? Related resources Semi- Hardcore Gaming - Forum Absolute best Performance/ Dollar GPU, Any Generation - January 2013 - Forum The Best Gaming Video Cards for the Money: March 2007 - Forum A Couple Questions: New Hardcore Gaming Rig (My First Build ≤$6000) - Forum $4k Gaming Rig - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tiny voices a b 4 Gaming February 19, 2013 7:52:35 PM This will probably max it. Albkido February 19, 2013 7:54:57 PM I think that setting should be able to max Crysis 3 looks pretty good for the money. If you need an operating system too though it will be like $100 more. Awesom3Gamer February 19, 2013 8:34:22 PM holy ***. 2wenty February 19, 2013 9:03:45 PM Awesom3Gamer said:holy ***. What resolution is your monitor? At 1080p, a 7950 should have no problems at all. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forumpossible to get a good gaming computer for around $1,000? ForumSerius 40,000 Dollars Budget Ultra Gaming Rig ForumGaming Rig ~ $2000 ForumIs there any way to get the price of this build down to 800 dollars ? ForumNeed an advice for gaming rig ($750 build) ForumIVY BRIDGE NOW or HASWELL (8 months later) ForumDue for my 5 yearly rebuild - Suggestions/Advice please ForumHARDCORE PC. ForumHigh-end Gaming build compatibility check ForumBuilding First Gaming Computer (2500-2750) Forum$~1000 Gaming Rig w/Monitor. Need a Double-Checking. ForumBuilding a Gaming pc for around $1000 ForumXfx 680 half price Forum$600-800 Gaming Build ForumBuilding a gaming pc for the first time for around $2000 - need help More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !