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Looking to buy a new desktop

Last response: in Opinions and Experiences
May 22, 2013 6:03:51 AM

I am looking to buy a new desktop. I'm planing to use it for casual gaming such as the sims 3 , video chatting and some light video and photo editing. What are some opinions on a desktop that would suit my needs for $1000 dollars or less ?

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May 23, 2013 4:15:00 AM

Not the best and needs some refining. But I imagine it's

around those kind of things you're looking for, depending on your needs.
May 26, 2013 10:32:48 AM

Thank you ! I will check it out
May 26, 2013 10:39:53 AM

I'm sorry, I thought I posted it correctly.

Here, this is easier:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($203.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling UCACO-AP11301-BUA01 Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($9.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($149.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($67.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 2GB Video Card ($174.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Lian-Li PC-7B PLUS II ATX Mid Tower Case ($78.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Plus 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus VS229H-P 21.5" Monitor ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1075.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-26 13:39 EDT-0400)