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1200 or under computer build?

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April 2, 2013 10:14:17 PM

Hey, I am having a bit of trouble trying to make my first build. I was thinking about this:
but I also need a wireless networking adapter as I cannot use wired in my room. I just would like to use the PC for mainly WoW and some games. Any advice would be great! I am not looking at Crossfiring or anything like that, just keeping it basic. Just to let you know I am in Australia as well.

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April 2, 2013 10:49:40 PM

Changed the HDD to a cheaper, better one. The one you listed was a 5400rpm, while the Caviar Blue is a 7200rpm.
Grabbed a cheaper blu-ray optical drive.
Grabbed some cheaper ram too.
Your 7850 was too expensive. Even the 7870 XT is cheaper. Switched it out for a 7870 XT, cheaper and better performance.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.00 @ PCCaseGear)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($35.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($72.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($229.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Optical Drive: LG CH12LS28 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($55.00 @ PCCaseGear)
Total: $1002.00
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 16:49 EST+1100)
April 2, 2013 11:20:27 PM

Hey, Thanks for the suggestions but as I noted on my Original Post I am in Australia so everything you have listed is more expensive and also it would be very much so impossible to pick up the CPU in time! haha