Solved 1000$ First Build! Help Please!!! Tags: Gaming PC gaming Build Your Own Systems Do It Yourself Build Last response: December 10, 2013 9:10 PM in Systems Share NigerianWalrus December 10, 2013 9:01:31 PM Approximate Purchase Date: January-February Budget Range: 1000$ System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Movie Watching and finally Web Browsing Are you buying a monitor: No Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No preference at all Location: Toronto, Canada Parts Preferences: by brand or type: I don't care about the name, I care for performance and durability Overclocking: Yes definitely SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, if I get a 750W PSU, but probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: I would like to use the NZXT Hue and have a window in the case, and hopefully it'll look sexy And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Old PC wasn't cutting it in new games, and with next - gen coming, the 700 series price drop, and the r9's releases, I figured it was time to build! More about : 1000 build Reply to NigerianWalrus leeb2013 December 10, 2013 9:07:03 PM I5-3570k or AMD FX-8350 ~ $200-250 Asrock Extreme 3/4 Z77/Z87/AMD mobo ~ $100-120 2x HD7950 or 2x 7970 or 2x R9-280X if cheap ~ $400-500 256GB SSD ~ $160 1TB HDD ~ $60 8GB RAM Gskill 2133 ~ $100 Coolermaster EVO cooler ~ $25 branded 750W PSU with good reviews ~ $130 hmm, difficult to build decent o/c'able PC with crossfire under $1k, but single GPU could do it Reply to leeb2013 Best solution sportfreak23 a b 4 Gaming December 10, 2013 9:10:46 PM Share Hello fellow canadian. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($240.50 @ Vuugo) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.79 @ DirectCanada) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.99 @ NCIX) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.83 @ Newegg Canada) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo) Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($338.50 @ Vuugo) Case: BitFenix Shinobi Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ NCIX) Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX) Total: $999.34 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-11 00:10 EST-0500) I don't know if you needed a dvd drive for moving watching so here's what I have so far. Reply to sportfreak23 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedHelp me build my first gaming desktop computer please, $1000 budget Forum SolvedPlease Help With My First Build! $1000-$1500 Forum Solvedmy first gaming pc build, first build in general, help me bring this from 1000 to 800 please Forum Solved$1000 Gaming build- First timer please help. Forum First-time build with a £1000-1100 budget. Help please Forum Solved$1,000 i5-760 First Build, few choices left. Please Help Forum SolvedFirst Time Gaming Build Under $1000 Need Help Please Forum need help with my first build for around $1000 please help Forum First build ever, 1000$, please help! Forum First Build: $1000-1200 gaming PC Help please! Forum $800 to $1000 (AUD) First time building please help Forum SolvedReview please: First-time build. $1000 gaming + general use Forum SolvedFirst PC build ever, Under/ bit over $1000. Feedback please Forum Solved$1000 Gaming PC, AMD or Intel/Nvidia Need Help First Build Forum SolvedHelp with first build - 1000 pound budget Forum Solved[Build Help] First Build, Gaming PC for recording, $1000 Forum SolvedFirst build [$1000 AUD] - Need help Forum SolvedPlease help me with an HTPC build <$1000 Forum SolvedPlease help me build a killer gaming PC for about 1000$ Forum SolvedHelp First PC Build $1000 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !