New!! Need help picking parts for gaming PC?
I am building me very first gaming PC and was planning on buying parts from either amazon or newegg (Canadian websites for both)(not sure if it makes a difference) but I need help on buying parts don't know what to buy and what's good or bad? I'm only looking for the tower don't need help with monitor keyboard or mouse lol. But I'm also gonna be using wireless so I'm gonna need a part for that. Money isn't much of a problem but would like to keep it around $1000.00 but if it gets around 1500 that's alright and I want one where I could wait a year or more before upgrading.
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so is that everything i need i wont need a sound card, or a case fan or anything else? and how would you rate this build out of ten?
Depends on where you shop, and what other equipment you buy to compliment the power your pc is packing, you can have a kick ass desktop, but buy a monitor that looks Sweet, but if the refresh rate is low your bad ass desktop will be incapable of quality gaming cause your monitor can't process at your graphics cards current fps. So you need to make sure everything compliments your desktops power.
My best suggestion is you go for a flat screen tv, with hdmi or pc hookups that are compatible with your system. A good sized flat screen is guaranteed to have excellent refresh rating for pc gaming which can be up too over 100hz, also including high res capabilities pretty standard, hdmi being probably the better input device in my opinion.
Now this is what I got....which is definitely as good a gaming system as this guys here a
'top tier say x79, i7 4960x, 16gb 2133, ssd, 2 x gtx 780ti's - $3000"
And I spent 480 to build it. Which was a result of not relying on a single source for the kinda hardware I was looking for. If you really...really wanna get a great deal on a top tier gaming desktop. Don't be afraid to look for your parts is several distributers
Case: Cool master stackable HAF+ Casing
Cosair dual fan Water cooling unit
Cosair SSD 40.6 gb
Storage is a 1tb seagate Barracuda HDD
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer EVGA INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
System Model E695 0.0 (Its the EVGA z75 sli motherboard. Which is a total beast of a motherboard.)
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz, 3401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 4.6.5, 3/7/2013
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 16.00 GB of ddr3 Vengeance ram.
Total Physical Memory 7.96 GB
Available Physical Memory 5.98 GB
Total Virtual Memory 19.9 GB
Available Virtual Memory 17.8 GB
Page File Space 11.9 GB
2GB ddr5 NVIDIA Geforce GTX 650 ti boost series manufactured by Nvidia themselves. Not a third partied version.
and I did most of my shopping here http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/super.asp?Id=3 Great deals and lots of options to check out.
Also know a great supplier for seriously cheap, and legitimate Windows 7 OS disks that include a legitimate product key sticker. Authentic Windows 7 os on ebay for less then 30 bucks with actually product key stickers never used.