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This is currently my build wondering on any tips... My budget is $1,100 and mainly would like to stream/record and play games at 1080p. Thanks!

CPU:Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($178.99 @ NCIX US)

Motherboard:ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($75.66 @ Newegg)

Memory:G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)

Storage:Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($92.99 @ NCIX US)

Storage:Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.49 @ Outlet PC)

Video Card:MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($255.66 @ Newegg)

Case:Cooler Master HAF XB (Black) ATX Desktop Case ($99.99 @ Newegg)

Power Supply:XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)

Optical Drive:Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.98 @ Outlet PC)

Operating System:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)

Monitor:Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
 

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