Building Gaming PC Advice Tags: Gaming Build Systems Last response: October 25, 2013 5:05 PM in Systems Share IHateUsernames October 25, 2013 4:32:37 PM Sup? Building a gaming Pc, looking for advice if it's worth buying or if it's a bad build. http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/IHateUsernames/saved/2E... Cheers! More about : building gaming advice Reply to IHateUsernames Tradesman1 a c 297 4 Gaming October 25, 2013 5:03:45 PM Wasting the K model CPU on an H87 mobo, that's as far as I got Reply to Tradesman1 TBC1 a b 4 Gaming October 25, 2013 5:05:30 PM Build's not bad. However, since your building a gaming pc I would suggest in going with something like this (way more performance) - PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£137.99 @ Aria PC) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.98 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£70.76 @ Scan.co.uk) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£57.98 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£77.33 @ CCL Computers) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£41.99 @ Aria PC) Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (£225.94 @ Scan.co.uk) Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case (£38.65 @ Scan.co.uk) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£49.24 @ CCL Computers) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£13.15 @ Amazon UK) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) (£64.99 @ Aria PC) Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor (£135.92 @ CCL Computers) Total: £937.92 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-26 01:03 BST+0100) Reply to TBC1 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumSolvedBuilding the "Dream Machine" (Building my first gaming PC and would like advice) ForumSolvedAdvice & Review needed on building a Video Editing & Gaming PC ForumSolvedBuilding a gaming PC first attempt advice please ForumSolvedBuilding Gaming PC, Need advice on component list! ForumSolvedFirst time Building a Gaming PC. Need advice ForumSolvedNeed help/advice on building a Gaming PC ForumSolvedbuilding gaming pc, should I start with barebones kit and upgrade part at a time? advice needed ForumSolvedLooking for advice on building a ~£1000 gaming pc ForumSolvedSeeking advice on building a Gaming PC ForumSolvedBuilding Gaming PC, I Need Few More Advice ForumSolvedAsking for Advice on Building Very Low Budget Gaming PC for World of Warcraft ForumSolvedNeed advice for building new ~1500$ Gaming PC ForumSolvedBuilding my new gaming pc, advice needed ForumSolvedBuilding my first gaming PC, need advice please ForumSolvedBuilding a new Gaming PC, need Advice Please ForumAdvice needed on building compact gaming PC ForumBuilding a $1.7 K gaming PC, need advice on my proposed build ForumI'm building my first gaming PC and I need some advice? ForumAdvice on building a gaming pc Forumbuilding a gaming pc for under 500$ need advice More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !