Newbie i7 gaming build Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: December 10, 2008 4:04 AM in Systems Share midoz December 10, 2008 2:00:53 AM Any comments on the following build. This is a first time build so any feedback is appreciated. Intel Core i7 920 Processor BX80601920 - 2.66GHz, 8MB L3 Cache, 4.8GT/s QPI, HyperThreading, Quad-Core, Bloomfield, LGA 1366, Retail, Processor with Fan (1 lbs) $309.99 Asus P6T-Deluxe Motherboard - LGA 1366, Intel X58, SATA, SAS, SLI Ready, CrossFireX Ready, Triple Channel DDR3 support, RAID, Hyperthreading support (5.7 lbs) $309.99 Corsair TX750W 750-Watt Power Supply - ATX, 140mm Fan, SLI-Ready, SATA-Ready (6.95 lbs) $119.99 Patriot Viper Tri Channel 6GB PC10666 DDR3 Memory - 1333MHz, 6144MB (3 x 2048), Extreme Low Latency 7-7-7-20 (0.5 lbs) $259.99 Sapphire Radeon HD 4870 Video Card - 512MB GDDR5, PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV, HDMI Support, VGA Support $199.99 Lite-ON IHAS220-08 SuperAllwrite SATA 20x DVD Burner with Lightscribe OEM - 20x DVD±R Burn, 8x DVD+RW, 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD±R DL, 12x DVD-RAM, 48x32x CD-R/RW, Black (2 lbs) $29.99 Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB Hard Drive - 7200, 32MB, SATA-300, OEM (2 lbs) $139.99 CoolerMaster CM690 Nvidia Ed. ATX Case SLI Ready (30 lbs) $99.99 Windows Vista Home Prem 64-bit DSP OEM DVD with Service Pack 1 (0.32 lbs) $109.99 Samsung 2253BW 22" Widescreen LCD Monitor - 2ms, 1000:1, 1680x1050 ( WSXGA+), DVI, RGB Analog, Black (14.65 lbs) $259.99 I would also like a wireless card. Any recommendations for a "G" card which is compatible with Vista 64bit All prices taken from Tiger Direct. (I need international shipping.) EDIT: GPU added. Had the 1GB edition originally but it disappeared and I can't find it again. It was around $280. Is the extra 512MB worth the $80 at 1680x1050 More about : newbie gaming build Lurker87 December 10, 2008 2:05:15 AM What GPU are you planning to use? Proximon December 10, 2008 4:04:14 AM The Sapphire 1GB is well worth the extra cash. Perhaps you can find it from another vendor? Just be sure to get this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It needs to have that black Vopor-X cooler on it. There are some older ones that have the old stock cooling... not as good. Have a look at anadtech's review of various cards on Far Cry 2, and read what he says about the 4870 1GB: http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3463 The Corsair 750TX would be OK with two of those cards, just. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNewbie ’s First Time Build ($1200-$1400), Gaming ) ForumAnother newbie gaming build - would appreciate your help, guys! Forum$1300 PC build advice for a newbie ForumI7 920 build , newbie to OC. ForumNewbie building gaming PC! ForumPhotography (lightroom) build for a newbie ! ~$1500 ForumNEWBIE HERE! MOBO and GPU ?'s for a 3D modeling/rendering i7 build Forum$1,000 - $2,000 Budget Build : Newbie Help ForumFirst build - newbie ForumNewbie - System Build Advice ForumGaming Build (PII or i7 ?) Forum$1000 i7 build for rendering/ gaming ForumNewbie asking about proposed system build ForumIs this gaming PC okay? Forum$700 gaming PC ForumNew System build with 3K budget ForumPlease rate my new build ForumNewbie Gaming Desktop Build Forumnewbie looking for gaming build ForumNewbie Gaming Build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !