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amorales559

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Hello, names Alex,
Feel like im spamming with all these other "Build Helps" but im confused, sorry.

I've been saving up to purchase build a new Computer,
Budget around 800-1000 USD.
United States Here.
I'm hoping it can play most rpg/strategy games out and releasing within the next year or two on high graphics at least.

I've done some research but am very confused on compatibility between parts/components so i'm asking for a build or help creating a build to suit my gaming wants.

I want a good CPU, GPU, 4+ Gigs of ram and what ever else works with that. Also, good cooling for it, my last computer is over heating, but needs to be replaced either way.

I might have some usable parts in my current over heating computer(the graphics card is over heating) to use, but it is almost 3 years old. I literally need to keep a fan next to it to keep it on.

Older system has Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz, and 3 gigs of ram, not sure how to check brand and what not on rest of stuff without dissembling it, but i will if it helps.

Well,
I dont need monitor, key board, etc,
But most likely will need everything else, including windows 7 64bit.

Any and all help is greatly appreciated, including building a build for me, because i am quite lost, :D

Thanx.
Alexander.
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amorales559

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Spent most of the day researching these various things, but i am still unsure about it all. I used some of the stuff in the builds you guys gave me, and moved and imputed on preference.

I need to know if all is compatible and if its a overall good build for my wants. I did try on my own but i could of done it wrong.

Also, i need a cooler/heatsink for the CPU correct? any recommendations?

MOBO: $140.00 ASUS P8P67 LE B3 Intel P67 Motherboard - ATX, Socket H2 (LGA 1155), Intel P67 Express, 2200MHz DDR3 (O.C.), Gigabit LAN, 8-Channel Audio, SATA 6.0 Gb/s, SuperSpeed USB 3.0, AMD CrossFireX Support
http://www.tigerdire...3083&CatId=6978

Case : $49.99 COOLER MASTER Elite 430 RC-430-KWN1 Black Steel / Plastic Computer Case
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16811119227

CPU: $224.99 Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819115072

RAM: $40x2 Corsair 4GB
http://www.newegg.co...3-132-_-Product

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814125363

PSU: 109.99 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817139006

CDD: $19.99 LG Black 24X DVD+R
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827136177

HDrive: 87.99 Western Digital 1TB
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136284

Tools: $9.99 Rosewill
Rosewill RTK-015 15 Piece Standard Computer Tool Kit



OS: $100 win7

Total: 1166.99 with tax/shipping.







Not much moving room i know, but please look it over,


THANKS.
Alex

Edited by amorales559, 27 March 2011 - 12:21 AM.

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iammykyl

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Hi amorales559,, :D

Overall build is pretty good, I would tweak it a little.

a Link to compare the Mobos, > http://www.asus.com/compare.aspx

The LE you selected is a little limited.
If you decide later to run 2 video cards, they will only run at X4 mode, others will run at X8 mode.
LE has support for 1333/1066 RAM without overclocking. Other have support for 1600/1333/1066

Other boards also have,
Better LAN controller,
Blue tooth,
Audio,
IEEE 1394,
USB 3.0 controllers
More
USB 3.0 controllers
Plus the other features listed. It is worth spending the extra money.

I would go for the P8P67 PRO.

Also, i need a cooler/heatsink for the CPU correct?


The CPU will overclock to 4+GHz on the stock cooler, so I would do the build, keep an eye on the temps for a couple of weeks and only use an after market heatsink and cooler if you really feel you need it.

Your case has no air filters. I would get either of these Antec cases, > http://www.newegg.co...2^11-129-042-TS

You only need a 650W PSU, more than enough for you build.
For $129 go for this combo deal. Faster RAM, Modular PSU. > http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.612802

What HDD do you have at the moment?
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+1 to upgrade the case. If you are experiencing overheating at the moment, you can agree with this. At a minimum for a gaming machine, I like the Antec 300 and add in another 1 or 2 120mm case fans at the front.
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iammykyl

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How are you going with the build?

Have you baught your parts yet?
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