Approximate Purchase Date: This week.
Budget Range: $600~ After rebates and after shipping/taxes.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Heavy duty gaming/workstation performance maxed at price point.
Are you buying a monitor: Yes, included below.
Do you need to buy OS: No
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Amazon.com and Newegg.
Location: Nevada, US.
Parts Preferences: None, performance for price points is everything.
Overclocking: I would like the option to.
SLI or Crossfire: Not necessary but welcome.
Your Monitor Resolution: 1600x900.
Additional Comments: Quiet PC great, worried about motherboard RAM speed vs bought RAM speed (1333 vs 1600). Would like it to run 24/7 near full load.
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Heavy gaming/workstation use near 24/7.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($149.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($47.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($51.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.67 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX Power Supply ($37.10 @ Amazon)
Monitor: ViewSonic VA2037m-LED 20.0" Monitor ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Microsoft Keyboard 200 Wired Standard Keyboard ($11.99 @ Mwave)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-22 13:34 EST-0500)
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