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New Gaming PC build under 1000$ + monitor

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May 13, 2013 5:44:00 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: Around 1100$ After shipping and handling

Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing the web, Watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: Yes


Do you need to buy OS: Yes


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com


Location: US


Preferences: Doesn't matter


Overclocking: Maybe


Crossfire: Not at the moment


Resolution: 1920x1080


Additional Comments: I want to be able to play BF3 on high or medium settings smoothly. I mostly play LoL.


And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My other PC broke.
May 13, 2013 8:49:49 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/WYPI

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($183.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI ZH77A-G43 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($87.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($174.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case ($62.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($65.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($94.35 @ Amazon)
Monitor: BenQ GW2450 24.0" Monitor ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $986.11
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-13 11:49 EDT-0400)
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May 13, 2013 10:13:24 AM

This is what I would get:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($173.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($82.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vector Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($235.66 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($65.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $887.13
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-13 13:12 EDT-0400)

Then with the difference add a nice monitor and OS license and whatever keyboard and mouse you want.
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