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post #1 of 15
Thread Starter 
I have a budget of about 850$.

I already have a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

I have an i5 2500k in mind for overclocking, but I'm open to suggestions.

Also, I need recommendations for:

Ram
Motherboard (especially)
Graphics Card
Case
Power Supply
Heat sink
Air cooling
Hard Drive

Thanks for any advice you can give!
Edited by Dakiller234 - 10/31/11 at 8:00pm
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Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
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600T
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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post #2 of 15
What will you be using this computer for? Gaming, music, movies?

Do you already have a monitor, keyboard, OS, hard drive, and such?

$850 is a tight budget for an i5 2500K budget but we will see what we can do
My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 p55-GD65 Sapphire Vapor-X 5750 2x2GB G-Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Caviar Black Sony Optiarc Windows 7 Acer H233Hbmid 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Kingwin LZ-750 NZXT Tempest Evo Razer DeathAdder 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 p55-GD65 Sapphire Vapor-X 5750 2x2GB G-Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Caviar Black Sony Optiarc Windows 7 Acer H233Hbmid 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Kingwin LZ-750 NZXT Tempest Evo Razer DeathAdder 
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post #3 of 15
Thread Starter 
I plan to use this computer for gaming. FPS and MMO's, more specifically, including Battlefield 3.

I have a monitor, keyboard, mouse, mousepad, microphone and speakers already. Everything but the computer itself, really.
Edited by Dakiller234 - 10/31/11 at 8:06pm
600T
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600T
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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600T
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600T
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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post #4 of 15
This is what I came up with at a glance

The graphic card comes with a $20.00 rebate

Edit:There are probably better looking cases than the one I picked out in the price range but you just gives you and idea on spending.
Edited by gabead - 10/31/11 at 8:39pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
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post #5 of 15
I can't see the link, thought I should let you know.
Blackout
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 930 EVGA 132-BL-E758 EVGA GeForce GTX 295 Co-op Edition BFG GeForce GTX 275 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Super Talent Chrome (Eplida Hypers) WD Caviar Black 1TB Caviar Blue Kingston SSDnow V-Series  
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Sony Optiarc DVD w/ Lightscribe EK Supreme HF Full Gold CPU Waterblock Hardware Labs Black Ice GTX 360 Radiator  Gentle Typhonn AP-15 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Primochill 1/2" ID 3/4" OD tubing Swiftech MCP35X Pump/HS/Resevoir combo  Swiftech Epsilon Full Cover GTX 295 Block Swiftech Komodo Full Cover GTX 275 Block 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Arch Linux 64-bit Windows 7 64-bit Professional Dell U2311 A01 Dell 1905FP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
IBM Model M Corsair TX850 V2 ABS Canyon 595 Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Destructor Dell 2.1 Speakers  
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7 930 EVGA 132-BL-E758 EVGA GeForce GTX 295 Co-op Edition BFG GeForce GTX 275 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Super Talent Chrome (Eplida Hypers) WD Caviar Black 1TB Caviar Blue Kingston SSDnow V-Series  
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Sony Optiarc DVD w/ Lightscribe EK Supreme HF Full Gold CPU Waterblock Hardware Labs Black Ice GTX 360 Radiator  Gentle Typhonn AP-15 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Primochill 1/2" ID 3/4" OD tubing Swiftech MCP35X Pump/HS/Resevoir combo  Swiftech Epsilon Full Cover GTX 295 Block Swiftech Komodo Full Cover GTX 275 Block 
OSOSMonitorMonitor
Arch Linux 64-bit Windows 7 64-bit Professional Dell U2311 A01 Dell 1905FP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
IBM Model M Corsair TX850 V2 ABS Canyon 595 Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Destructor Dell 2.1 Speakers  
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post #6 of 15
Thread Starter 
It says the wish list is empty.
600T
(17 items)
 
600T
(2 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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600T
(17 items)
 
600T
(2 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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Reply
post #7 of 15
How to I share it? I see others do it on here?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
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post #8 of 15
Try the link now

Edit: Nevermind, even though I saved it, it showing someone else's stuff lol.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k 4.4GHz ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 Sapphire Nitro AMD 390 OC G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB, Intel 520 120GB SSD Blu-Ray Air Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS MS Series MS228H Update coming soon! Razer Anasi EVGA 850 80+ Gold Supernova Corsair 600T White 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Naga Standard Realtek HD onboard Audio 7.1 Surround 
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Reply
post #9 of 15
Thread Starter 
If you could just link me to specific parts, or just point me in general directions, that'd be great too thanks for your time
600T
(17 items)
 
600T
(2 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
  hide details  
Reply
600T
(17 items)
 
600T
(2 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k Republic of Gamers Maximus Gene-Z mATX GTX 460 MSI Hawk/GTX 460 EVGA 8GB G Skill Ripjaws @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB Hitachi 7200RPM HDD crucial ssd Dat Big Lite-On Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Samsung 27' Syncmaster P2770 Saitek Cyborg v5 Corsair TX750M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T Razer Deathadder Steelseries Logitech Z-2300 
Audio
AKG K240 Headphones 
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Reply
post #10 of 15
Hold on for about 5 more minutes. I will post shortly.

EDIT:

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - $19.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135204

HIS H687FN1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB - $179.99 before $10 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161389

G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - $46.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231416

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM - $139.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116992

Intel Core i5-2500K and CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W - $264.98 before $10 MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.744782

MSI P67A-C43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 and CM Hyper 212+ cooler - $130.98
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.755370

Total: $782.92 before shipping (I recommend doing the free 2-day shipping free trial thing) Still only $10.15 more to pay for shipping though.

I left out the hard drive because they are crazy expensive on Newegg right now. I would look somewhere else or wait for prices to return to normal. I also left out the case because we all have our own tastes. I tried to leave a little in the budget for these. There is also a $10 promo code on the Video card and the RAM comes with a free 4GB micro SD card.

After promo and rebates, the total is $752.92
Edited by OldMold - 10/31/11 at 8:54pm
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 p55-GD65 Sapphire Vapor-X 5750 2x2GB G-Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Caviar Black Sony Optiarc Windows 7 Acer H233Hbmid 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Kingwin LZ-750 NZXT Tempest Evo Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 750 p55-GD65 Sapphire Vapor-X 5750 2x2GB G-Skill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB WD Caviar Black Sony Optiarc Windows 7 Acer H233Hbmid 23" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse II Kingwin LZ-750 NZXT Tempest Evo Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
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