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 Building a Gaming Computer - Budget $1000 Forum First gaming computer. $500 budget Forum Semi budget gaming computer 800-1000$ Forum Building a gaming computer w/budget of $1000-$1400 Forum Gaming/Recreational Computer - $1000-$1400 Budget Forum Gaming computer for <1000 Forum 500$ Budget Gaming Computer Forum First gaming computer, $900-1000 budget Forum Need help building a budget gaming pc Forum Going to buy gaming computer, budget is $2000 Forum Building a Gaming Computer for ~$1000 Forum $800-$1000 gaming computer Forum [New PC Build] $1000 Gaming Computer Forum $1000 budget Gaming Build Forum Under $1000 Custom Computer Forum $1000 budget gaming build. Forum Building first computer, 1000$ budget. Forum Budget Intel-Gaming Computer, help! Forum First build core i7 1000$ budget Forum Game won't recognize Intel Core Duo - can I fix it? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !