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Trying to build a desktop that'll run every game on the market

#1RedJacksonPosted 9/24/2013 3:10:01 PM
For about 800 bucks, is this possible? I just want to be able to run games on ultra-high settings and not get any lag or any stuttering but have no idea where to start since I don't have experience in the PC world.

Newegg seems like the place where people go to buy parts but I have no idea what brands are good for each components.
#2MaKhaosPosted 9/24/2013 3:19:34 PM
http://www.logicalincrements.com/

http://www.hardware-revolution.com/mainstream-gaming-pc-intel-haswell-micro-atx-mini-itx/
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#3NicodimusPosted 9/24/2013 3:25:50 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Hfnd

$798, should run most things on at least high.
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#4RedJackson(Topic Creator)Posted 9/24/2013 3:32:59 PM
Thanks guys! Really appreciate the help considering the amount of topics that ask for the same thing. Do you think by the time Christmas comes these parts will be significantly cheaper?
#5PyrotechnixxxPosted 9/24/2013 3:35:16 PM
Nicodimus posted...
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Hfnd

$798, should run most things on at least high.


Why would you spend $180 on a HD 7850? They can be had for $135 these days. TC, I'd recommend going for an HD 7950, it's a great card and you can get them for $200.
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#6ShubPosted 9/24/2013 3:40:08 PM
RedJackson posted...
Trying to build a desktop that'll run every game on the market
For about 800 bucks, is this possible?


So far, yes... you can do that on $500-600.

I just want to be able to run games on ultra-high settings and not get any lag or any stuttering


But that's where the dream ends, it's not happening for $800. That said, $800 will still get you something that can play everything decently, just not always at the highest video settings.

Newegg seems like the place where people go to buy parts but I have no idea what brands are good for each components.


Go to pcpartpicker.com and the site will give you the lowest prices around. Although personally I tend to shop at Amazon over anything else, shipping is always free and their customer service/return policies are the best. Newegg doesn't stand a chance. I'd rather have to pay a bit more on Amazon, although their prices are usually similar to Newegg's.
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#7NicodimusPosted 9/24/2013 3:41:23 PM
Pyrotechnixxx posted...
Nicodimus posted...
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Hfnd

$798, should run most things on at least high.


Why would you spend $180 on a HD 7850? They can be had for $135 these days. TC, I'd recommend going for an HD 7950, it's a great card and you can get them for $200.


I spent $165, actually. I don't automatically buy the cheapest model of a video card.

Instead of criticizing, why don't you go make a build that stays under $800 like the TC asked?
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#8PyrotechnixxxPosted 9/24/2013 3:56:54 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1HfZx

Or, if you can't scrounge up a W7 license, there's this:

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Hg43
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#9RedJackson(Topic Creator)Posted 9/24/2013 3:57:21 PM
Rest assured I appreciate all the advice haha, no matter what it may be

But that's where the dream ends, it's not happening for $800. That said, $800 will still get you something that can play everything decently, just not always at the highest video settings.

What about for $1200 then? I was planning to get something else since I got this money for my birthday and was gonna spoil myself to other things but I've been putting this off for way too long haha
#10PyrotechnixxxPosted 9/24/2013 4:11:34 PM
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1HglZ

If you're going to increase your budget, here's something to consider. Yes, the PSU is overkill. However, that would allow you to Crossfire in the future if you were so inclined. Alternatively, you could downsize the PSU. Considering you're buying this after the release of the next AMD lineup, I'd suggest replacing the 7970 with whatever the new flagship single GPU card is.
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