Solved Building a light gaming/university machine for $900 Tags: Gaming Computers Systems Light Last response: January 19, 2014 3:11 AM in Systems Share boomeraang January 19, 2014 2:40:03 AM Hi, I'm building a computer that I'll be using for university (running CAD, MATLAB) and light gaming (Tomb Raider, etc). This is the build that I've come up with: CPU: Intel Core i5 4570 Mobo: ? RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) G.Skill Ares/Sniper DDR3-1600 $109 HDD: Western Digital WD Blue 1TB $69 GPU: MSI 2G R9-270 Case: BitFenix Shinobi PSU: FSP Raider 550W (80+ Silver) $85 What's the best Mobo that I can get for under $120 (that would suit my needs)? Any advice on how to improve on my current build would be greatly appreciated! More about : building light gaming university machine 900 Best solution whitecat a b 4 Gaming January 19, 2014 3:06:44 AM Asus Z87-K for memory http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cmz8gx3m2a1... Share AMD Radeon a c 352 4 Gaming January 19, 2014 3:11:21 AM where do you live? do you need monitor? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew build: i5 750 --> 3770 or 4770 or wait for 5770? (Video machine w/ light gaming) Forum 1st time build for gaming/light video editting ~ 1000 (preferrably ~900 if possible), advice greatly appreciated! Forum I'm trying to build an intel mmo gaming machine for under 900 dollars. how'd I do? Forum Want to a build a ~$900 gaming machine Forum Trying to build an engineering / gaming machine for $900 Forum SolvedNeed a Bitcoin mining machine under 900 Forum Good Z87-Z97 mobo options for silent/media server/light gaming machine? Forum Solvedlaptop purchase help $700-900 light gaming Forum SolvedBuilding a new machine Forum SolvedLooking for advice on a Sub-$400 mITX Linux machine for light gaming, CAD Forum SolvedBuilding A Desktop For Heavy Music Production/Multitasking/Light Gaming Forum SolvedBuilding PC with $900 budget (including monitor), suggestions? Forum SolvedBuilding a gaming machine under 1Lac in India Forum Which processor for media server/light gaming machine? Forum Build Custom Light Server for Virtual Machines Forum SolvedUpgrade/Build: music recording & light gaming $500 Forum SolvedNeed help building 800-900 USD gaming pc please help! Forum SolvedBuilding first gaming PC, need advice. ($900 cap) Forum Solved$900 Battlefield 3 Machine Forum SolvedWhat CPU would be best for my build (gaming/light editing) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !