Will This Gaming Computer Rig Work? Tags: New Build Gaming Computer Systems Product Last response: April 24, 2009 8:49 PM in Systems Share Grimsouling April 24, 2009 8:18:54 PM http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx... More about : gaming computer rig work Grimsouling April 24, 2009 8:31:08 PM been doing a alot of research and i decided to go with intel instead of amd becaude idk its more popular and every one says its better, so what you think of my build should i change any thing? Proximon a b 4 Gaming April 24, 2009 8:42:47 PM It's good mostly, but you should consider a few changes. Best Graphics Cards For The Money: April '09 : March Review/April Updates SAPPHIRE 100270SR Radeon HD 4850 X2 2GB Xigmatek Dark Knight Your cooler choice won't work. Arctic Silver 5 Thermal paste Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer geofelt a b 4 Gaming April 24, 2009 8:49:29 PM The cooler is not for a lga 1366. Look at the Xigmatek dark knight S1283V for $40. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The 120mm fan should be quieter. Ram is ok, but here is a slightly lower price for patriot ddr3-1600: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... It works well in my system. Ditch the sound card. Onboard HD sound is very good, and with an i7, there is little cpu savings . Some cound cards have driver compatibility issues. You can always add one later. Use the savings elsewhere. Do you really need a case as large as the Antec 1200? Consider the 900-2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrade or start from scratch? Gaming/Work Rig Forum $1200 Gaming Rig ... Does this work ? Forum [New BUILD] Help with new gaming rig ! (Will all these work together?) Forum My Gaming Computer Rig Forum First Computer Build, ~$1700 Gaming Rig , Need Advise Forum Building my first gaming rig/computer ! Advice Forum Rig for Gaming and VFX Work (Singapore) Forum Do these components fit togheter and work well? new budget gaming rig Forum I sold, my friend an old gaming rig of mine, it no longer works Forum [New Build] Gaming/Work rig Forum building a moderate gaming rig . Will these parts work ok? Forum $1300 Gaming Rig , will it work ? Forum $1000 Gaming rig , will this work ? Forum 1st Rig Build : Vol: More for work than for fun. Forum Help Building $700 Gaming PC Forum Gaming computer for 1000$ Forum Is this a good deal for a budget Gaming PC? Forum Is this rig good enough -- entry level rig...please comment Forum Made this for gaming on a budget. is it ok? Forum Is there anything I should be doing differently with this build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !