$1500 gaming pc Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 6, 2009 12:10 PM in Systems Share Oratory July 5, 2009 9:24:52 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 2-4 weeks BUDGET RANGE: $1500 Canadian including taxes - can pickup locally for free shipping SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, movies, web junk PARTS NOT REQUIRED: have keyboard/mouse, have a 24" monitor, 8800 GT video card (will look at replacing this when DX 11 is released), have a 1TB for storage but I'm very interested in SSD PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: www.ncix.com PARTS PREFERENCES: no preference on brands but I am looking for quality, future-proof parts (at least as future proof can be these days) OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Not yet, but want the option for later upgrades MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I don't care about a fancy case but I am concerned about cooling. I've listed parts below that I've picked out, hoping someone can provide advice ---- Motherboard: MSI 790GX-G65 ATX AM3 790GX DDR3 2PCI-E16 CrossFire 2PCI-E1 2PCI HDMI SATA GBLAN Motherboard - $155 CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Quad Core Processor AM3 3.2GHZ 8MB Cache 125W 45NM Retail Box - $286 Memory: Mushkin XP3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL7-7-6-18 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit - $142 Disk: OCZ Agility Indilinx 60GB 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk Flash Drive SSD x2 in Raid0 - $469 Case: Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower Gamer Case 900 ATX 9 Drive Bay No PS Top USB2.0 1394 Audio - $126 PSU: Antec CP-850 850W Cpx Dual Pcb Power Supply Modular ATX12V V2.3 80PLUS Active PFC SLI 120MM Fan - $124 $1305 total $1461 with taxes More about : 1500 gaming xaira July 5, 2009 10:34:45 PM solid choices but y did u choose tripple channel memory for a dua;l chaqnnel board and i was going to choose another single ssd, but who can argue with 460MB\s Oratory July 5, 2009 11:21:09 PM Hmm good point there something I overlooked. I replaced the memory in my original post. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gkay09 July 6, 2009 12:10:41 PM The PSU that you have listed will not fit the Antec 900...It would fit only the Antec 1200/ P 183/ P193... And spending so much money and not going with i7 ??? I do agree having 2 SSDs in RAID 0 would be incredible...but I feel you should pair it up with an equally high performing CPU... And FYI intel is set to release newer cheaper SSDs soon...So instead of getting the SSDs now, invest in the i7, later get them...And anyways prices go down so you would get them cheaper only... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can you build me a gaming pc for 1500 pounds? Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC (Need Help) Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC build (maybe more). First Timer Forum New Gaming PC Budget £ 1500 Forum [New Build] Gaming and Digital art pc $1000- 1500 Forum Want to build a gaming pc ....budget around 1500 to 1600 dollars Forum $1400 - $ 1500 Mid-Range Gaming PC Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC Forum $1200- 1500 Gaming PC Forum $ 1500 Editing/Casual Gaming PC ! Forum $ 1500 gaming /production PC Forum £ 1500 gaming pc recommendations Forum $ 1500 Gaming PC Build HELP! Forum Help building a gaming PC for around 1500 dollars Forum Building a Gaming PC for/under $ 1500 Forum Budget 1500 -2000. 1st Time Gaming PC Forum ~$ 1500 Gaming PC Forum First Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) Forum Core i7 Extreme $1500 Gaming Rig Forum Virgin Pc build (Gaming $1500) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !