Hello everyone! I need some help with a PC build. My budget is roughly $800, but I would REALLY like to minimize this to as low as possible. My goal is to run BF3 on high to ultra. My monitor's native resolution is 1920x1080 so I would like to run the games on that. I am hoping to build the system around a GTX 580, which is pretty much half my budget right there. I don't mind buying second hand, so eBay is going to be my friend. I was thinking AMD Phenom Black X4, but then I hear I could easily overclock an X2 to a quad core. The thing is that the ONLY part that is worth taking from my current computer is my Western Digital 1TB HD. I need everything! Case, PSU, MOBO, GPU, RAM... whatever you can think of. I have never overclocked before, but I have the balls to lol. So here are my compressed needs/ wants: MoBo (preferably with USB 3.0), quad core CPU, case, PSU, and RAM for roughly $300. Lower if possible! It doesn't seem too fathomable to build my whole computer for $700 though. I'm just hoping AMD Phenom Black X4s should drop with the release of the new Bulldozer. I'm restrained due to this being a Christmas budget (I'm 15 lay off). Trying to find someone to sell a brand new, unopened Tritton AX Pro headset to so I can have some more wiggle room. Anyways, please help!
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10/22/11 at 3:36pm