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Entry level gaming machine for 12 year old....$700 budget

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August 3, 2013 11:24:15 AM

Am looking to build entry gaming machine for my 12 year old.....any thoughts on a 750 budget?
August 3, 2013 11:47:41 AM

Well let me start of by saying that i will not give links becaude im on my phone so excuse my mispellings. Okay so if this budget includes (tower,os,k&m) then the tower will only be about 500$ < i suggest you go with an ivy i3, radeon 7770 8gb ram 500-1tb hdd cx 430 psu , maybe a haf 912 if its cheal if not any case on newegg with decent reviews, if the budget is only for the tower than this will differentiate alot. i suggest that you dont go with an i5 cause then the gpu wont be as good. so look into this < ivy i3 7950 8gb ram 1tb hdd cx 600 and a haf 912 or antec 300. that should play any game on h
very high and maybe even max settings. again sorry for the mispellings no im not dumb im

i just dont write well and fast on my phone thanks
August 3, 2013 12:40:06 PM

Here's my suggestion:
Cpu: i3 3240 $120 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Motherboard: ASUS P8B75-V LGA $90 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GPU: MSI gaming gtx 760 $260 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case: Corsair carbide 200r $50 http://www.frys.com/product/7372244?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN...
Memory: g skill ripjaws x series 8gb $60 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
storage: Western Digital Red WD10EFRX 1TB $70 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
optical drive: asus 24x dvd burner $25 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
psu: Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Total: $745

This build will run most games at high to max settings at 1080p, the best you can get for the price. Good luck :) 
Edit: I notice now that this goes a little over your budget, but I think it's worth it for the performance bump you'll be getting. You could shave off 45 dollars fairly easily by downsizing the hard drive and other things like that.
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