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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GaEe
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GaEe/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/GaEe/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($55.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($255.66 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($135.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $997.58
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-26 15:50 EST-0500)
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  1. Grab this 7870XT, newegg is not stocking them anymore but mazon is for only $245
    http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-Radeon-PCI-Express-Graphics-11199-20-20G/dp/B00AWKYB1M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361914182&sr=8-1&keywords=7870xt

    I changed the mb to a cheaper higher quality one
    HDD to cheaper and faster one
    Ram to cheaper though you can change back if you picked the old one for the looks

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.79 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.98 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.48 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($73.49 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill THOR V2 ATX Full Tower Case ($119.55 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $937.26
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-26 16:32 EST-0500)
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