First Computer ever for Gaming budget 1000 maybe + Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Computer Systems Last response: September 2, 2009 1:43 AM in Systems Share Hartwich September 1, 2009 10:32:38 PM Hello, Intro: I am looking into building my first Computer that will be used for gaming. I have done some research over the past month but I am still confused and need guidence and help/Ideas. Why: I really want to experience how to build a computer and seeing all that goes into it and better understand how they operate. (Even if it means going slightly over the 1000 dollar budget) Timetable: would love to start building it Immediatly and have it ready ASAP, but there is no life or death consequence by waiting some more! : ) THE LIST Case: Antec Nine Hundred Steel ATX Ultimate Gamer PC Case (Black) (have) Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0 GHz 6M L2 Cache 1333MHz FSB LGA775 Dual-Core Processor (Good enough for high but not extreme gaming?) Power: Corsair CMPSU-650TX 650-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply compatible with Intel Core i7 and Core i5 (Only for Core I7 and I5?) Motherboard: (Uncertain) Hardrive: (Uncertain) Accessories-Mouse, keyboard, and screen: (I'll easily take care of) Things I missed: (Alot) Any input would be greatly appreciated Thanks! More about : computer gaming budget 1000 Hartwich September 1, 2009 10:36:12 PM oh and I am looking to play mainly the following WWIIonline Eve Online Operation Flashpoint 2 (When it comes out) Twoboxer a b B Homebuilt system September 2, 2009 1:43:39 AM Need to know size and native resolution of the screen you intend to use. Will give some input then, but at the end of the day will advise you to wait another week since Intel will be announcing new cpu's and the reviews are ready to be published. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding gaming PC - $ 1000 budget , maybe slightly more ForumMy first build ever , here's what I've picked out ~ $ 1000 gaming rig. ForumFirst Build Ever , Help Greatly Appreciated $ 1000 -$1300 budget ForumBudget 1800 dollar gaming rig ( first build ever ) Forum£ 1000 home/ gaming pc first ever build ForumBuilding first computer , 1000 $ budget . ForumFirst Build Ever : Ultra Budget Gaming ForumFirst build ever , 1000 $, please help! ForumNeed advice.Building my first computer ever on a $500 budget Forum1st ever build - 1000 e gaming rig ForumFirst build ever - Looking to spend about $ 1000 ForumFirst build $ 1000 budget ForumSemi budget gaming computer 800- 1000 $ ForumMy first ever computer built, please verify ForumBudget Gaming Computer Build ( first ever build) ForumFirst build ever - $ 1,000 budget ForumPCI compatibility question Forum[Solved] First time turn on. Nothing on screen ForumI7 system for rendering and gaming ForumNew Computer locking up More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !