Solved Building first gaming rig, thoughts of my components? Tags: New Build Gaming Compatibility Components Last response: February 24, 2014 1:59 PM in Components Share aceqwerty911 January 27, 2014 1:23:56 PM Here's what I have currently, http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ICr6 I don't want to spend much more than this, I already have a mouse and keyboard. Is everything compatible? Is there another way I can spend my money more effectively? Thanks for your input! More about : building gaming rig thoughts components Reply to aceqwerty911 jnkweaver a b 4 Gaming January 27, 2014 2:21:23 PM Cheaper mb, better graphics card and better power supply. $8 cheaper http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2IF2r Reply to jnkweaver m 0 l d4v0 a b 4 Gaming January 27, 2014 3:01:55 PM you can also go for 4th gen intel Reply to d4v0 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution Karadjgne a b 4 Gaming February 24, 2014 1:59:14 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.12 @ Amazon) Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($89.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($74.99 @ Amazon) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($87.96 @ Amazon) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US) Case: NZXT Guardian 921 RB ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ Amazon) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($26.97 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.98 @ Best Buy) Monitor: Asus VE228H 21.5" Monitor ($135.99 @ Amazon) Total: $1259.95 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-24 16:53 EST-0500) With newest Intel Reply to Karadjgne Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedBuilding my first computer, Workstation/Gaming rig: need advice on components Forum Building my first mid-level gaming rig: thoughts on current prospective setup? Forum SolvedFirst Build - $1k Gaming Rig - Please share your thoughts Forum First gaming rig build ( Seeking your thoughts ) Forum SolvedThoughts on Components for First Pc Build Forum SolvedBuilding my first PC! Thoughts on component compatibility Forum Rookie seeks thoughts/advice on first-time build: >$1,500 gaming rig Forum First System Build - Gaming Rig - Components inside! Forum SolvedFirst time building a budget gaming pc. Any thoughts or opinions? Forum SolvedFirst gaming rig components Forum SolvedDeciding on components for my first gaming rig. Budget: Roughly £870 Forum SolvedBuilding my own gaming computer for the first time, do these components look about right? anything wrong? Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Rig, Suggestions? Thoughts? Forum SolvedFirst time building gaming pc, thoughts? Forum SolvedMy first gaming pc build, thoughts? (£650 budget) Forum SolvedBuilding My First Gaming Set up (Thoughts On This Set up) Forum SolvedFirst time building a PC, are these components good for the present and future of gaming? Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build, Checking to see if Components are Compatible Forum SolvedFirst gaming PC build, thoughts? Advice? Forum SolvedBuilding a new gaming rig - thoughts and opinions appreciated! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !