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I need a good PC build around an i5-2500K or the new Ivy Bridge i5. Could you good people here at OC.net create a nice build
that'll cost roughly 1200$ give or take?
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You already have the stuff apart from the case (mouse, keyboard, monitor, headphones, audio, windows, etc...) ?
    
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Are you going to be doing any gaming? If not, you can get away with much less than $1200.
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If you have all the thing apart from the case, then what do you think about this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146068 129$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088 139$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314 46$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131820 209$ (Plus is Z77 so it will work with Ivy Bridge)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072 219$ the i5-2500k

Then for the GPU you could get the 680 for 499$ but its out of stock or the 7970 that is 529$

All this for more or less 1250$

You could with less but i dont know your resolution and what kind of games do you play, but with this build you can play everything on ultra at 1080p +60fps and you could also play on 1600/1440p
Edited by metroid112 - 4/8/12 at 10:56am
    
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OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Full HD LED 1080p Eurocase Biswal 600W PSU 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K AsRock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 EVGA GTX 560 TI 448 Cores Classified Edition Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (Dual) DDR3 1600... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD102UJ 1TB/16MB Mushkin Enhanced Chronos 120GB SSD Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX 2TB/64MB LG GH22NS70 DVDRW SATA (Black) OEM 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Cooler Master SickleFlow 120mm Red LED Fan  Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1  Philips 32PFL 3605/98 LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 Mushkin Enhanced Joule 800W 80+ Silver Cooler Master Elite RC-311 Razer DeathAdder 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus Control DIGITUS 5.1 Surround Home Theater System - DA-1... 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD Phenom II X4 840  Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H  Kingston Value RAM DDR3 1333 (2x2GB)  Samsung Spinpoint 3 HD103SJ 1TB/32MB  
Optical DriveCoolingMonitorMonitor
Lite-On iHBS112-29 12X 3D Internal Blu-Ray Writer  3R System Iceage 120 Boss II  LG Series LH70 32" (32LH70YR) Full HD LCD TV Asus 18.5" VH197D LED  
KeyboardPowerCaseAudio
Genius Keyboard Spillproof  FSP Supersonic 550W  Aopen Nagas G3  Edifier Speaker Aurora 2.1 
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AMD Athlon x4 860K 3.7~4.0 Ghz 95W FM2+ Processor  Asus A68HM-PLUS Socket FM2+ Zotac ZT-90603-10M GTX 950 AMP ED. 2GB 128bit ... Mushkin Blackline 997164F 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 213... 
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Patriot Torch LE 240GB SATA 3 2.5" Internal SSD Silverstone SS-AR06 Tek Low-Profile CPU Cooler ... Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Benq VW2235 
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Team Wolf ZHUQUE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 87 ... Corsair CS Series CS550M 550W Modular Power Sup... Jonsbo C2 ITX/uATX Case James Donkey112 2000dpi USB Wired Optical Gamin... 
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post #6 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sourtop View Post

Are you going to be doing any gaming? If not, you can get away with much less than $1200.

Yessir! Gaming is a must.
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Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Windows 7 x64 Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
NZXT Hale82 750w CM Storm Enforcer Razer Lachesis Razer Megalodon 
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Intel Core i5 2500K ASUS P8Z68-M Pro EVGA GTX 560 Ti DS SC G.Skill RipJaws X (1600) 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Windows 7 x64 Razer Blackwidow 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
NZXT Hale82 750w CM Storm Enforcer Razer Lachesis Razer Megalodon 
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