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October 12, 2013 12:55:57 AM

Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the PC gaming community and I'm planning on building a first ever gaming rig this year. I would to get some advice on if what I am building will fit my current needs for my budget.

System Usage: Play games like Skyrim, Civilization, Diablo, XCOM and Bioshock Infinite.
Monitors: Currently have two monitor and would like to be able to expand to three at a later date.
Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)

Thanks to any advice given
a b 4 Gaming
October 12, 2013 8:35:38 AM

etron said:
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the PC gaming community and I'm planning on building a first ever gaming rig this year. I would to get some advice on if what I am building will fit my current needs for my budget.

System Usage: Play games like Skyrim, Civilization, Diablo, XCOM and Bioshock Infinite.
Monitors: Currently have two monitor and would like to be able to expand to three at a later date.
Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)

Thanks to any advice given


ntel Core i5-3470 Processor: http://amzn.to/1avZ9xG

MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard: http://amzn.to/12a7hei

XFX Radeon HD 7870 Graphics Card: http://amzn.to/11bhj51 ( i would go up to the HD7950 since its gone down in price now link below)

8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM: http://amzn.to/ZkATWc

1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://amzn.to/1beD3Mh

NZXT Source 220 Case: http://amzn.to/12a8hil Out of stock? Try this: http://amzn.to/10v8nVB

500W Corsair CX500 Power Supply: http://amzn.to/11VW56E

These parts make up the $750 build however since this is a custom PC feel free to customize it with some of these options!

OS - Windows 8 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6P6L

OS - Windows 7 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6YHm

Optical Drive - Lite-On DVD Burner: http://amzn.to/12YsKLr

Wi-Fi Adapter - Asus PCE-N15: http://amzn.to/10TdzFf

GPU Upgrade - XFX Radeon HD 7950: http://amzn.to/1aw1KaW

SSD Upgrade - 120GB Samsung 840: http://amzn.to/101HXag

HDD Option - 500GB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/11Zb8fq

HDD Option - 2TB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/14mlIRh

Hope this helps! Took me a while xD
a b 4 Gaming
October 12, 2013 8:43:21 AM

''Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)''

i just want to understand your need... your current component list is the componants you bought or want to buy?
your budget of 850$ is the budget for all the pc rig or to upgrade?

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October 12, 2013 5:59:00 PM

badboyrog said:
''Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)''

i just want to understand your need... your current component list is the componants you bought or want to buy?
your budget of 850$ is the budget for all the pc rig or to upgrade?



This is what I want to buy. I'm just starting to get into gaming on the PC so I don't have anything at home right now.
October 12, 2013 6:07:42 PM

diazalon said:
etron said:
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the PC gaming community and I'm planning on building a first ever gaming rig this year. I would to get some advice on if what I am building will fit my current needs for my budget.

System Usage: Play games like Skyrim, Civilization, Diablo, XCOM and Bioshock Infinite.
Monitors: Currently have two monitor and would like to be able to expand to three at a later date.
Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)

Thanks to any advice given


ntel Core i5-3470 Processor: http://amzn.to/1avZ9xG

MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard: http://amzn.to/12a7hei

XFX Radeon HD 7870 Graphics Card: http://amzn.to/11bhj51 ( i would go up to the HD7950 since its gone down in price now link below)

8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM: http://amzn.to/ZkATWc

1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://amzn.to/1beD3Mh

NZXT Source 220 Case: http://amzn.to/12a8hil Out of stock? Try this: http://amzn.to/10v8nVB

500W Corsair CX500 Power Supply: http://amzn.to/11VW56E

These parts make up the $750 build however since this is a custom PC feel free to customize it with some of these options!

OS - Windows 8 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6P6L

OS - Windows 7 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6YHm

Optical Drive - Lite-On DVD Burner: http://amzn.to/12YsKLr

Wi-Fi Adapter - Asus PCE-N15: http://amzn.to/10TdzFf

GPU Upgrade - XFX Radeon HD 7950: http://amzn.to/1aw1KaW

SSD Upgrade - 120GB Samsung 840: http://amzn.to/101HXag

HDD Option - 500GB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/11Zb8fq

HDD Option - 2TB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/14mlIRh

Hope this helps! Took me a while xD


THis is totally awesome! Thanks for linking to Amazon also!
a b 4 Gaming
October 13, 2013 2:15:29 AM

etron said:
diazalon said:
etron said:
Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the PC gaming community and I'm planning on building a first ever gaming rig this year. I would to get some advice on if what I am building will fit my current needs for my budget.

System Usage: Play games like Skyrim, Civilization, Diablo, XCOM and Bioshock Infinite.
Monitors: Currently have two monitor and would like to be able to expand to three at a later date.
Budget: Around $850
My current component list: PCPartPicker part list
Purchase Date: After Thanksgiving (Black Friday)

Thanks to any advice given


ntel Core i5-3470 Processor: http://amzn.to/1avZ9xG

MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard: http://amzn.to/12a7hei

XFX Radeon HD 7870 Graphics Card: http://amzn.to/11bhj51 ( i would go up to the HD7950 since its gone down in price now link below)

8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM: http://amzn.to/ZkATWc

1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://amzn.to/1beD3Mh

NZXT Source 220 Case: http://amzn.to/12a8hil Out of stock? Try this: http://amzn.to/10v8nVB

500W Corsair CX500 Power Supply: http://amzn.to/11VW56E

These parts make up the $750 build however since this is a custom PC feel free to customize it with some of these options!

OS - Windows 8 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6P6L

OS - Windows 7 System Builder: http://amzn.to/11U6YHm

Optical Drive - Lite-On DVD Burner: http://amzn.to/12YsKLr

Wi-Fi Adapter - Asus PCE-N15: http://amzn.to/10TdzFf

GPU Upgrade - XFX Radeon HD 7950: http://amzn.to/1aw1KaW

SSD Upgrade - 120GB Samsung 840: http://amzn.to/101HXag

HDD Option - 500GB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/11Zb8fq

HDD Option - 2TB Western Digital Caviar Black: http://amzn.to/14mlIRh

Hope this helps! Took me a while xD


THis is totally awesome! Thanks for linking to Amazon also!


No problem man ;) 
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