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 SolvedFirst time gaming build by newbie. Really would appreciate input! Forum SolvedI7 920 build, newbie to OC. Forum SolvedNewbie asking for gaming pc build Forum SolvedDOTA2,ASSASSINS CREED,SKYRIM gaming rig build (UTTER NEWBIE) Forum SolvedAbout Cooler Master (Newbie on Gaming PC Build) Forum SolvedStarting a Gaming Desktop build (Newbie) Forum SolvedWill these Components Work Together? NEW GAMING BUILD NEWBIE Forum SolvedCustom build, what can i expect from gaming? Im a newbie to this Forum SolvedSome newbie questions about building my first gaming PC Forum [Lots of newbie questions] Advice Needed With Gaming Budget Build-$1400 Forum SolvedNewbie/layman need build advice for $1500 gaming PC plus some general questions Forum SolvedNeed help newbie in building gaming pc Forum [Help]-Newbie trying to build gaming PC Forum Does this build work for minimal-casual gaming (newbie) Forum Solvedhelp a newbie build a gaming PC Forum SolvedNewbie here.. Gaming/Editing build. Forum Solvedi5 vr i7 Build: Gaming only Forum SolvedBuilding my first gaming rig (newbie) Forum Help a Newbie build a gaming PC Forum AMD Gaming rig build (Newbie) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !