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post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
So my girlfriends brother wants to build a PC to play GW2 and im guessing he wants to save more money so I guess AMD is the route he has to take. I know nothing AMD so if you will please suggest me a build for him. Thanks in advance.
MSI GT70
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cost free
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CPUGraphics
Core i7-3610QM Gtx 670M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 EP45-UD3P NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 OCZ  
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
OCZ  WD Black Caviar Lightscribe DVD/CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Stealth Rosewill Blackhawk ATX Mid-tower Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
IVY BRIDGE 3570K Sabertooth z77 EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked w BP G.Skill Sniper 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Caviar Blue Crucial m4 Asus DVD-Rw Xspc Rasa 750 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Asus VS238H-P Asus VG236H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX850 Nzxt Switch 810 Razer Deathadder 
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MSI GT70
(2 items)
 
cost free
(11 items)
 
 
CPUGraphics
Core i7-3610QM Gtx 670M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 EP45-UD3P NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 OCZ  
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
OCZ  WD Black Caviar Lightscribe DVD/CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Stealth Rosewill Blackhawk ATX Mid-tower Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
IVY BRIDGE 3570K Sabertooth z77 EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked w BP G.Skill Sniper 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Caviar Blue Crucial m4 Asus DVD-Rw Xspc Rasa 750 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Asus VS238H-P Asus VG236H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX850 Nzxt Switch 810 Razer Deathadder 
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post #2 of 13
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3988340&Sku=B69-0595
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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=003734480
$540

Hurry order it now!
Power Edition
(18 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
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Power Edition
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3610QM Clevo p151EMx Intel HM77 NVidia GTX 670m 16GB 1600Mhz DDR3 Samsung 4x4 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB Sager NP9130 Internal Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
15.6” 1920x1080 LED-Backlit Display Matte Finish Sager NP9130 Keyboard 8 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion Battery 76.96Wh Sager NP9130 
MouseAudio
Touchpad or Logitech G5 Onkyo Installed Speakers 
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post #3 of 13
^ Again, those barebone deals are mismatched and beyond crap.

@OP, what's your budget and what parts do you exactly need?
Kukumonster
(13 items)
 
A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
Value redefined.
Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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Kukumonster
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A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
Value redefined.
Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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post #4 of 13
Thread Starter 
Not sure but im gonna say about $800 - $1000 including the peripherals
MSI GT70
(2 items)
 
cost free
(11 items)
 
 
CPUGraphics
Core i7-3610QM Gtx 670M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 EP45-UD3P NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 OCZ  
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
OCZ  WD Black Caviar Lightscribe DVD/CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Stealth Rosewill Blackhawk ATX Mid-tower Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
IVY BRIDGE 3570K Sabertooth z77 EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked w BP G.Skill Sniper 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Caviar Blue Crucial m4 Asus DVD-Rw Xspc Rasa 750 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Asus VS238H-P Asus VG236H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX850 Nzxt Switch 810 Razer Deathadder 
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MSI GT70
(2 items)
 
cost free
(11 items)
 
 
CPUGraphics
Core i7-3610QM Gtx 670M 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 EP45-UD3P NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 OCZ  
RAMHard DriveOptical DriveOS
OCZ  WD Black Caviar Lightscribe DVD/CD burner Windows 7 Ultimate 
KeyboardCaseMouse
Razer Black Widow Ultimate Stealth Rosewill Blackhawk ATX Mid-tower Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
IVY BRIDGE 3570K Sabertooth z77 EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked w BP G.Skill Sniper 8gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Caviar Blue Crucial m4 Asus DVD-Rw Xspc Rasa 750 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Windows 7 Asus VS238H-P Asus VG236H Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Stealth 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair AX850 Nzxt Switch 810 Razer Deathadder 
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Reply
post #5 of 13
Does that include the case/HDD/OS/monitor/keyboard/mouse/DVD drive?
Kukumonster
(13 items)
 
A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
Value redefined.
Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
  hide details  
Reply
Kukumonster
(13 items)
 
A pleasant surprise :)
Cooler Master USP 100 Black Edition
Value redefined.
Amd Athlon II X3 435
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 2320 Intel DH67BL Sapphire R9 285 Corsair 8GB (4x2)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB  WD Blue 1TB Seagate Barracuda 500GB Noctua NH-C14S 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NF-A140*2 Windows 10 Pro (TP) LG 22" 1080p  Seasonic G-550 F3 550W 
Case
Cooler Master USP100 Black Edition 
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post #6 of 13
Amd Would be the way to go. If i was going to build a budget pc for gaming that would be the way to go.
X99
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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X99
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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post #7 of 13
This is a quick build that i recommend
X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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post #8 of 13
**** i left out the video card LOL
X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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Reply
X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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post #9 of 13
Any 7900 amd card or 7800 card will do just fine with this build
X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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X99
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7-5820k Asus x99 Deluxe  Evga GTX 980 Evga GTX 980 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Corsair DDR4 16gb  256 SSD 256 SSD Corsair H110i 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 27 Xstar Logitech G510 NZXT 850 
CaseMouse
Corsair Air 540 Razor  
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post #10 of 13
Here are a couple of quick builds, builds include OS, Monitor, Mouse/KB $850 build (Click to show)
PCPartPicker part list

CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($111.51 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Biostar H61MLC Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($32.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Momentus 7200.4 500GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.00 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus ML228H 21.5" Monitor ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.86 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Rosewill RIKB-11002 Wired Slim Keyboard ($9.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech B100 Wired Optical Mouse ($7.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $844.26
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
$1000 build (Click to show)
PCPartPicker part list

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Momentus 7200.4 500GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.00 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ Outlet PC)
Monitor: Asus ML228H 21.5" Monitor ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.86 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Rosewill RIKB-11002 Wired Slim Keyboard ($9.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech B100 Wired Optical Mouse ($7.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1001.75
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)

Newegg has $10 off that case (EMCNAJJ73)
And get Win7 for $80 with promo code EMCNAJJ236

That is $20 in savings that's not calculated.thumb.gif
Edited by Ironman517 - 9/12/12 at 10:20am
The Sig Rig
(19 items)
 
Wifey Rig
(11 items)
 
Xbox PC
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4.8GHz stable ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 MSI GTX 980 Ti 32GB (4 x 8GB) 1866Mhz Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
256GB Crucial M4 1.5 TB HDD XSPC Raystorm RS360 Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Acer 28" 4K Corsair AX750 Corsair 800D SWTOR Razer Naga 
AudioOtherOtherOther
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium XSPC RS120 8 x GT AP-15s White Sleeved Cables for Corsair AX750 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3Ghz Asus P5G41T-M LX Plus EVGA GTX 680 2x4 GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB WD Black 64 GB Crucial M4 Sony CD/DVD burner H40 w/ GT AP-15s 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Home 64 bit Corsair CX430 APEVIA X-Plorer2 Pink 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium G620 Foxconn H67S ITX Intel HD 2000 2 x 4GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
256GB Crucial M4 Old Laptop CD/DVD drive Windows 7 picoPSU-150-XT 
OtherOtherOther
4 x Purple LEDs Power button Tranquility Xbox 360 Skin 
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The Sig Rig
(19 items)
 
Wifey Rig
(11 items)
 
Xbox PC
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-2500k @ 4.8GHz stable ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 MSI GTX 980 Ti 32GB (4 x 8GB) 1866Mhz Ripjaws X 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
256GB Crucial M4 1.5 TB HDD XSPC Raystorm RS360 Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Acer 28" 4K Corsair AX750 Corsair 800D SWTOR Razer Naga 
AudioOtherOtherOther
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium XSPC RS120 8 x GT AP-15s White Sleeved Cables for Corsair AX750 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 @ 3Ghz Asus P5G41T-M LX Plus EVGA GTX 680 2x4 GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500GB WD Black 64 GB Crucial M4 Sony CD/DVD burner H40 w/ GT AP-15s 
OSPowerCase
Windows 7 Home 64 bit Corsair CX430 APEVIA X-Plorer2 Pink 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium G620 Foxconn H67S ITX Intel HD 2000 2 x 4GB 1333Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSPower
256GB Crucial M4 Old Laptop CD/DVD drive Windows 7 picoPSU-150-XT 
OtherOtherOther
4 x Purple LEDs Power button Tranquility Xbox 360 Skin 
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