800$ Gaming PC


Nov 27, 2012
Approximate Purchase Date: In the next few days - weeks

Budget Range: 800 + taxes, shipping etc (Total of 1000$ MAX)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Playing Diablo 3, League of Legends, Starcraft 2 at about 50-60fps with no spikes. Watching tv shows online.

Parts Not Required: Mouse (I could buy Monitor, keyboard & speakers from other places but would rather have it included)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Ncix.ca, and any well known site that ships to Canada without any customs (Free shipping is a plus!)

Country: Canada, Quebec

Parts Preferences: I would prefer an I5-3570K but it is not mandatory. 8gigs of RAM minimum. Wireless network card, since wired internet is not an option

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: SLI, but not necessary

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

OS: preferably windows 7


Sep 14, 2012
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.79 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($219.99 @ NCIX)
Case: Corsair 400R ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($85.92 @ TigerDirect Canada)
Total: $980.63
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-28 09:19 EST-0500)