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: ForumUpgrade 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?) ForumMy Gaming Computer Rig ForumFirst Computer Build, ~$1700 Gaming Rig , Need Advise ForumBuilding my first gaming rig/computer ! Advice ForumRig for Gaming and VFX Work (Singapore) ForumDo these components fit togheter and work well? new budget gaming rig ForumI sold, my friend an old gaming rig of mine, it no longer works Forum[New Build] Gaming/Work rig Forumbuilding a moderate gaming rig . Will these parts work ok? Forum$1300 Gaming Rig , will it work ? Forum$1000 Gaming rig , will this work ? Forum1st Rig Build : Vol: More for work than for fun. ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC ForumGaming computer for 1000$ ForumIs this a good deal for a budget Gaming PC? ForumIs this rig good enough -- entry level rig...please comment ForumMade this for gaming on a budget. is it ok? ForumIs there anything I should be doing differently with this build? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !