first build $1000 - $1400 budget Tags: Homebuilt Build Systems Last response: February 11, 2007 11:27 AM in Systems Share pip2oo7 February 10, 2007 9:21:14 PM i am looking to build my first gaming pc and i have a budget of $1000 - $1400 so far i am considering Processor - Intel CPU Core 2 Duo E6600 2.40GHz 1066FSB LGA775 4MB cache Motherboard - Gigabyte GA_965P_DS3 (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Ram - GeIL 2GB (2x1GB) PC6400C4 800MHz Ultra Low Latency DDR2 Dual Channel Kit Harddrive - 250 GB Western Digital Caviar SE16 SATA2 7200rpm 16MB cache Hard Drive oem Optical - Samsung SH-S182D 18x18 DVD±RW ReWriter (Black) x2 Case - Antec Nine Hundred Ultimate Gaming case any input would be very much appreciated i not sure what psu to get yet as i still have to decide on what gfx card i am going to get More about : build 1000 1400 budget PC_Side_Line February 10, 2007 10:28:13 PM nice that u waited on the power supply and the vid card, cause sometimes the vid card of today will have an extra 4 pin molex power connector. U def need a PCI express card and a 600 W psu will be enuf. See if ur case builder has a 600 W recommend on their site. What game u gonna be playing? how about SWG:empire divided? i been playing it fer 3 yrs deusex February 10, 2007 11:03:23 PM 8600 Ultra, or comparable RD600... Related resources First Build - Budget £ 1000-1400 (~$1500-2100) Final Check-up - Forum First System Build need advice, 1000-1400 AUD budget - Forum First Time Build !!!! XD ($ 1000-$1400 ) - Forum [Help] Advice on a $ 1000-1400 budget gaming build - Forum Building a gaming computer w/ budget of $ 1000-$1400 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer matrixinc February 10, 2007 11:57:56 PM Quote:any input would be very much appreciated i not sure what psu to get yet as i still have to decide on what gfx card i am going to get On the video card if you buy a EVGA they have a step-up program where you can upgrade within 90 days. That helped me make my decision a few hours ago. deusex February 11, 2007 2:33:41 AM Yes, (eVGA) 8600 Ultra releases in Q2 pip2oo7 February 11, 2007 11:27:33 AM thanks for informing me on the 90 day upgrade because of that i think i am gonna go with evga Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumFirst time builder - 1000 Euro/ 1400 USD Game PC ForumBuying a gaming computer, need advice. Spending budget 1000-1400 AUD ForumGaming/Recreational Computer - $ 1000-$1400 Budget ForumFirst Time Gaming Build 1000-1400 USD ForumFirst time pc builder price range 1000-1400 $ Forum$ 1000-$1400 build Forum$ 1000-1400 Gaming Build including Monitor ForumGaming Build: Budget $2,300 ForumBuilding New Computer $1500 Budget Forum$1000 budget gaming build. ForumSolid system build? (1st go) Forumfirst build in years ForumNew member building first system Forummy first sff build ForumHelp me with my first ever build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !