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    Old 11-16-2012, 06:08 PM
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    Hey guys i recently came across some play with money and wanna get back into pc gaming, i used to be a hardcore pc gamer back when bf2 and fear where the top games for benchmarks and a 1gb card was amazing. Im going to be playing battlefield 3 mainly, as well as newer games when they come out probably arma 3, and try some of the pc onlys i been hearing about, also will be used for video editing, rendering, modleing. Im torn between these two builds, im a nvidia kinda guy but open for any help or recomindations..thanks guys..

    First build
    CPU-Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $199.99 Amazon
    CPU Cooler-Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
    Motherboard-Asus P8Z68-V LX ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
    Memory-G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
    Video Card-EVGA GeForce GTX 680 2GB Video Card (overclocked)
    power supply- 650w bfg gaming(from old build)
    harddrive-500gb seagate 7200rpm (from old build)
    diskdrive-lg optical disk drive 24x ect.. (from old build)
    case-(from old build..its nice..no usb 3.0 tho)

    Price - $964.88 with shipping and discounts

    second build
    cpu-Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 3.40 GHz 6MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155
    CPU Cooler-: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan
    Motherboard-ASUS P8Z77-V LK Intel Z77 Chipset
    Memory-8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1866MHz Dual Channel Memory Corsair Vengeance
    video card-GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 EVGA Superclocked
    power supply-750 Watts - Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2 80 Plus Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready
    harddrive-2TB (2TBx1) SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD
    diskdrive-24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive
    ssd-120GB Corsair Force GT Series SATA-III 6.0 Gb/s SSD - 555MB/s Read & 515MB/s Write
    case-Apevia X-Trooper LED Light Mid-Tower Case w/ Side Window
    wireless-TP-LINK TL-WN727N 802.11b/g/n USB 150Mbps Wireless USB Adapter

    Price - $1,261.55 after shipping and discounts..

    Thanks again guys any input is appreciated.
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    Old 12-11-2012, 10:53 PM
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    The USA mid-range build actually help make a better build and save a few bucks. very excited to get this build together.
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    Old 12-11-2012, 11:16 PM
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    The USA mid-range build actually help make a better build and save a few bucks. very excited to get this build together.
    Uh, this is kind of outdated. Probably should of made a forum post first.
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    Old 12-13-2012, 12:40 AM
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    I didn't follow it part for part exactly I more of used it as a reference point. I put tpgether a good list of parts with a keyboard and monitor for about 880
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    I've updated the Canadian and UK builds, someone can do the US builds.


    Deal with it.
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    Old 01-31-2013, 02:19 AM
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    I've updated the Canadian and UK builds, someone can do the US builds.


    Deal with it.
    Would switch UK build SSD to [URL="http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/plextor-internal-hard-drive-px128m5s"]this[/URL]. For the 1000 quid build, you could also go with 7970.

    Entry: [url]http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AA7e[/url]
    Mid: [url]http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AA8G[/url]
    High: [url]http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AAbx[/url]
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    [URL="http://pcpartpicker.com/p/D4uJ"]http://pcpartpicker.com/p/D4uJ[/URL]

    I think this build is tad better for mid range U.S...but that's just me
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    Ah shoot I forgot windows 7 on this list too, I was hoping not to break 500 quid. This is my proposed rig: [url]http://www.ebuyer.com/lists/list/174733[/url]
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    Old 07-11-2013, 09:43 AM
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    Part of a collection of crappy DVD drives and hard drives
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    Old 07-16-2013, 04:47 AM
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    GPU - GeForce GTX 660 2 GB GDDR5 ----$135.00
    CPU - Intel Core i3 Ivy Bridge 3.3 GHz ------$120.00
    Motherboard - ASRock LGA 1155 Intel ------$62.00
    Storage - WD Blue WD5000AAKX -----------$58.00
    Power Supply - Antec VP450 450W ---------$40.00
    Case - NZXT 210 --------------------------$40.00
    Monitor - ASUS VS229 H-P -----------------$140.00
    DVD Drive - ASUS24x DVD-RW Serial ATA Drive ----------$21.00

    Total: $620.00

    I'm trying to get a rig together that will play StarCraft II on ultra settings at 60 frames per second, for as cheap as possible. How's the above build?
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