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February 21, 2013 7:36:01 PM

Hey I'm planning on building a new gaming rig for my birthday July and I was wondering if someone could help me lower the cost. Right now the price is $2,180(with shipping) and I was hoping to lower it to about $1500-$1750 Also could you let me know if the parts are compatible.

$330-CPU-Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
$500-EVGA SuperClocked+ 02G-P4-2684-KR GeForce GTX 680 - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
$140-Case-COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced RC-932-KKN5-GP Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
$190-ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
$120-CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-750TX 750W - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
$100-CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
$150-Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
$20-ASUS 24X DVD Burner - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...
$170-ASUS VS Series VS238H-P Black 23" 2ms - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...


Thanks

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February 21, 2013 8:48:52 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($225.75 @ DirectCanada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($23.50 @ Vuugo)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.79 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($137.85 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($342.50 @ Vuugo)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($134.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($95.99 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($17.06 @ DirectCanada)
Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($134.99 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $1462.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-21 17:48 EST-0500)
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February 21, 2013 8:50:58 PM

drunkducki said:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($225.75 @ DirectCanada)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($23.50 @ Vuugo)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.79 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($137.85 @ DirectCanada)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($342.50 @ Vuugo)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced ATX Full Tower Case ($134.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($95.99 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($17.06 @ DirectCanada)
Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($134.99 @ Canada Computers)
Total: $1462.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-21 17:48 EST-0500)


Change the psu to Antec Corsair or another reputable brand the XFX lineup of PSUs is rather low quality.
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February 21, 2013 10:39:47 PM

What od you plan on using the computer for?

An i7 won't bring benefit to you when it comes to games.
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February 21, 2013 10:57:10 PM

Well I plan on building it on my summer break so games, school maybe even some video editing/fraps.
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