My First Time building a Computer ( Gaming ) Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: April 27, 2009 12:25 AM in Systems Share Soccerking011 April 27, 2009 12:07:13 AM Hi, this is my first time building my own computer, and I'm finished picking out my parts, but I'm not sure if I can get better prices or anything, i just need a general review of my parts -- all these prices are from newegg.com Video Card – EVGA 01G-P3-1281-AR GeForce GTX 285 1GB 512-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card – $349.99 CPU – Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor – $214.99 Motherboard – GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard – $134.99 Case – Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case – $119.99 Monitor – ASUS VH226H Black 21.5" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen 16:9 Full HD 1080P LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 1000:1 (ASCR 12000 : 1) Built in Speakers - $189.99 Hard Drive – Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive – $54.99 CD / DVD Drive – LITE-ON Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDP118-08 – $19.99 Keyboard / Mouse – Logitech S 510 Silver/Black 104 Normal Keys 14 Function Keys USB or PS/2 RF Wireless Slim Cordless Desktop – $44.99 Wrist Pad – BELKIN WaveRest F8E244-BLK Gel Wrist Pad – $4.99 Mouse Pad – XTRAC PADS Ripper Optical Mouse pad – $13.99 RAM – G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory – $29.99 Sound Card – HT OMEGA STRIKER 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card – $89.99 TOTAL = $1229 More about : time building computer gaming JTP709 April 27, 2009 12:25:03 AM edit: i posted misinformation Anyway, you system looks good to me. I personally think you will get more for your money for an AMD platform IMHO. But if you don't wanna sway from Intel or Nvidia this is def a good build. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help, building a gaming computer for the first time, 1,500 dollar budget Forum SolvedBuilding a gaming computer for the first time Forum SolvedBuilding $900 gaming computer (first time) Forum SolvedFirst time building Gaming Computer any improvements/suggestions Forum SolvedFirst time building high end gaming computer Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming computer Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming computer Forum SolvedBuilding gaming computer for the first time! Forum SolvedBuilding my own gaming computer for the first time, do these components look about right? anything wrong? Forum Solvedgirlfriend and i are building a new gaming computer for the first time. need advice Forum Solvedbuilding a gaming computer, first time Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming computer Forum SolvedBuilding my own personal gaming computer for the very first time. Forum SolvedFirst time - Building Gaming computer - need approval or improvement Forum SolvedFirst time building Computer (gaming) Forum First time building gaming computer under 600$ Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming computer, can anyone help me out? Forum Building a Gaming Computer [First Time] [$1000 Budget] Forum First time building a gaming computer! 1300$ budget Forum First time building a gaming computer.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !