Saturday, May 18, 2013

[Hardware] May 2013 Gaming PC Build Guide ~$1000

The May 2013 gaming PC build by yours truly.  Keep in mind that this is a "custom" build.  Which means that it should fit your wants and needs.  Feel free to switch, mix, and match as needed.  If you have any questions, drop them in the comments section.

PCPartPicker Part List:
Price breakdown by merchant:

Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
($169.99 @ Microcenter)

CPU Cooler:
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
($29.98 @ Outlet PC)

ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX  LGA1155 Motherboard
($124.99 @ Microcenter)

Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
($49.99 @ Newegg)

Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($64.98 @ Outlet PC)

Video Card:
Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card
($269.99 @ Newegg)

Antec Three Hundred Two ATX Mid Tower Case
($59.99 @ Microcenter)

Power Supply:
SeaSonic S12II 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
($65.98 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive:
Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
($17.98 @ Outlet PC)

Total: $853.87

(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-18 10:15 EDT-0400)

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