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Ready to build my first PC. Budget is $800-$1000

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2 years ago#1
I can order parts as early as tomorrow. I saw this build from another topic and was wondering if it's worth going with. I could wait another week to get something better, but from my understanding, I could get something very nice for between $800 and $1000.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1ADHV

I'm looking to be able to run most games on high or very high within that budget if it's possible.
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2 years ago#2
You should wait until the HD 9000 series is released (in mid October). By then, the prices of the rest of the parts will have lowered as well.
2 years ago#3
You're going to get flak for choosing and AMD processor.

Do you really need that much hard drive space?

Thats a good power supply but too expensive.
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2 years ago#4
I don't really need 4 TB. I could get by with 2, maybe even 1. Yeah, I understand that Intel is much better. I was just browsing the latest topics for builds in my price range.
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2 years ago#5
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1FOkU

This is what I have but I updated the processor to Haswell.

If you don't need speakers or a keyboard you can disregard those and add an SSD. Also pick whatever case you want but the one I picked is very nice and on sale atm.
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2 years ago#6
For your price range, you shouldn't be going with an AMD processor like others have said. A Haswell i5 is a much better, or an i7 if you need it.
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2 years ago#7
I don't think you'll get any better than this -> http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1FOIg
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2 years ago#8
Here's another option for $999:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1FPLS
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2 years ago#9
IMO nico's build is by far the best one anyone has posted.
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2 years ago#10
I can't believe you can get an Asus Monsterofa7970 for under $300 with rebate.
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