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: ForumFirst time building Computer ( gaming ) ForumHello. First time building a gaming computer . ForumFirst time building a gaming computer ForumBuilding Gaming Computer for Guild Wars 2 ( First time ) ForumBuilding Gaming Computer for Guild Wars 2 ( First time ) ForumFirst time building ( gaming computer ) Forum$1500 - 2000 Gaming PC - First Time Building a Computer ForumBuilding gaming computer ( First time PC user) so what version of 7? ForumFirst time building a computer ForumFirst time building a gaming computer - Seeking advice! ForumFirst time building gaming computer , please help ForumFirst time building a new computer ForumGaming computer ... first time building ... ForumFirst time building a budget gaming rig. ForumFirst time building gaming pc ForumFirst time building a computer , $1200 budget ForumFirst time building a gaming computer , can anyone help me out? ForumPCI compatibility question ForumBuilding a system around the new AMD Phenom II X4 955 Quad Core 3.2GHz ForumGaming PC/VMware lab More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !