$1000 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: May 8, 2009 12:06 AM in Systems Share klykit May 5, 2009 10:35:00 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week BUDGET RANGE: $900-$1100 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming (TF2, WoW), movies, photoshop PARTS NOT REQUIRED: OS, keyboard, mouse PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com PARTS PREFERENCES: No really important preferences, 22" LCD OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680 x 1050 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Keep the blue LEDs down, please Here are the parts I am considering: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 940 Deneb 3.0GHz Socket AM2+ 125W Quad-Core Black Edition Processor Model HDZ940XCGIBOX - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Video card: SAPPHIRE 100245HDMI Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 590 RC-590-KKN1-GP Black SECC / ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: SeaSonic M12II SS-500GM 500W ATX12V 2.2 /EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power ... - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Monitor: Hanns·G Hi-221DPB Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CD/DVD: LG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH22NS30 - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... More about : 1000 gaming build kevin1212 May 5, 2009 10:57:34 PM Not much i can add to that. Although its not exactly what i would get, your choices can easily be justified. Regardless, it is barely different from what i would get. You're good to go, in my opinion at least. dragoon190 May 5, 2009 11:03:30 PM Might need another PSU if you're planning to crossfire later, and I believe a couple of people suggested Caviar black instead for the HDD in other posts. Other than that I think you're good to go. Related resources build for gaming pc (1000-1400$) - Forum Looking for a 1000-1200$ gaming pc build. - Forum Need a gaming pc build for 1000-1200, can anyone help? - Forum Is this a good $950-$1000 gaming PC build? (Includes OS,SSD,Mouse,Keyboard,Monitor,and Headset) - Forum Best $1000 Gaming PC Build 2014 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Oakley707 May 5, 2009 11:27:18 PM If you wanted to really squeeze some more performance out of that machine, you could go with two 4770's and simply dominate 1680X1050 resolution. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161279 mansalim May 8, 2009 12:06:31 AM +1 on two 4770 they are better and not power hungry Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to build a gaming PC for around $800-$1000 Forum SolvedGaming PC for $1000-1200 to build Forum SolvedGaming PC Build for $1000 Forum Solved~$1,000 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedBuild me a 1000$ gaming PC please! Forum Solved~$1000 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedBest Nvidia/Intel gaming build for 900-1000$ max Forum Solved$1000 gaming pc build Forum Solved1000 dollar gaming pc build Forum Solved$1000 Gaming PC build for Counter Strike Global Offensive Forum Solved$800-$1000 Gaming Build Forum Solved$700-$1000 Gaming Desktop Build 2014 Forum SolvedGaming PC Build 800-1000$ Forum SolvedMy Gaming/editing build ($1000 max) Forum Solved$900-1000 AUD ATX Gaming Build Requested Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !