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Build my i5-2500k rig

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Wanting to build a gaming rig for World of Warcraft/recording gameplay. I'm pretty sure I wanna go with an i5-2500k processor. Not sure which other parts I should get. I want the biggest bang for my buck try to keep it under 900$! Wanting to overclock to 4.0 ghz.
Edited by Crw - 4/23/11 at 4:53pm
post #2 of 26
your CPU and Mobo are gonna be roughly half that price...

Do you have a case, PSU, monitor already?
post #3 of 26
A Core i5 2500 for World of Warcraft? A little over the top in my opinion...
post #4 of 26
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This will not include peripherals. And I don't believe it'll be 450$ for a mobo compatible with it .
post #5 of 26
so what parts are you looking for then?
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CPU
HDD
CPU Heatsink/Fan
Mobo
Memory
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Graphics Card
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post #7 of 26
do you have case psu cd/dvd drive anything that you can reuse for this build. btw i5 2500K is major overkill for WoW
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Where are you located? Access to Microcenter?
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post #9 of 26
Intel 2500k

Gigabyte UD4

Total = $414.98 almost half
post #10 of 26
Sorry for the brief description, but I have to leave in like 3 minutes.

i5-2500k $225
MSI P67A-G43 or Asus P8P67 $125-150
ATI Radeon 5950, or Nvidia GTX 460 1GB $~150-170
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 $65

Crapp, gotta go now. Will sub and edit later. Sorry!
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