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    Gaming computer for $800

    Budget : $850
    Resolution : Pref 1920 x 1080, will go lower if needed
    Games : Mainly used for WOW/Starcraft/League of Legends/Skyrim
    Any other intensive software or special things you do (Frequent video encoding, 3D modeling, etc) : No
    Country : Australia (Western Australia to be precise)
    Parts that can be reused: No
    Do you need an OS? Yes, pref no windows 8
    Do you need peripherals (e.g. monitor, mouse, keyboard, speakers, etc)? Keyboard and Monitor needed

    I had this as a starting list for a computer build for a friend, but having issues with getting it to around $850

    CASE
    POWER SUPPLY – Corsair 500W - $80
    CPU - Intel Core i5 3570K - $229
    MOTHERBOARD -ASRock Z77-PRO3 MotherBoard - $115
    GRAPHICS CARD – GTX 660 - $255.00
    RAM – G-Skill 8gig kit 1600 or 2133 - $60
    HARD DRIVES – Cavier Black 1tb - $100
    OPERATING SYSTEM – Windows 7 Home Premium - $99
    DVD DRIVE

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    The Patient
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    Do you really want the 660 and 3570k? Because im finding it difficult to get you a good monitor without going over your budget, but then again im not an "expert"

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    The Lightbringer CheezusCrust's Avatar
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    Was impossible for me to fit a monitor, keyboard aswell as a 3570k /GTX 660 in a $800 budget.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.00 @ Scorptec)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($129.00 @ Scorptec)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 335 Upgraded ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.95 @ Mwave Australia)
    Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.95 @ Mwave Australia)
    Monitor: LG E2211T-BN 22.0" Monitor ($129.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 3-Pack (64-bit) ($99.00 @ Scorptec)
    Keyboard: Thermaltake eSPORTS Challenger Pro Wired Gaming Keyboard ($45.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Total: $817.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-27 09:06 EST+1100)
    i5-4670k 4.2GHz | AMD R9 280x | 16GB Kingston HyperX | 256GB 840 EVO | Corsair H100i | Noctua IndustialPPC
    ASUS PB298Q 4K | 2x QNIX QH2710 | CM Storm Rapid w/ Reds | Steelseries Rival | Schiit Stack w/ BeyerDynamic DT 990

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