Solved My build: Suggestions Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 11, 2009 1:33 PM in Systems Share harborbreeze October 11, 2009 3:46:32 AM Here is the build I am going to do. Would appreciate any suggestions. Purchase Date: Next week Budget: $1400 or so System Usage: Gaming, General Parts not required: Monitor Have Samsung P2350, Power Supply Have Corsair 750 Watt Websites Preferred: New Egg, Amazon, or any other reputable. Overclocking: Probably one I learn a little more. Monitor resolution is 1920 X 1080 Here is what I have picked out. LIAN LI ARMORSUIT PC-P50R Red Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail $229.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i7-860 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS P7P55D Deluxe LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail Combo w/I7 $469.00 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAPPHIRE 100279-1GL Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail $154.99. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV4GK - Retail $79.99 after rebate http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-GP 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler - Retail $29.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 22X DVD-R 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner LightScribe Support - OEM $31.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit for System Builders w/ Tech Guarantee - OEM Includes free Windows 7 upgrade coupon $99.00 (Part of combo deal) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB Bulk/OEM Hard Drive 3.5 Inch, 32 MB Cache, 7200 RPM SATA II WD1001FALS $99.98 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B001C271M... Thermal-Star LCD Media Panel 7-in-1 Card Reader / Fan Controller / Temp. Display (TS-07) $44.00 http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8384/bus-175/Thermal-... I originally bought a Gateway FX6800-01E for my teenager and it was atotal piece of junk(Another story), So I am Going to try and do it myself with some suggestions from you guys! Thanks! More about : build suggestions sonic-boom October 11, 2009 3:57:48 AM Another Amdtel. Looks great though. Best solution shubham1401 October 11, 2009 4:30:51 AM Share That build is good but can be improved... Change the processor to Core i5 750 And the case to Antec 900 or equivalent... You will save a lot which will enable you to buy a better card which is most important for a gaming PC. Buy a Radeon 5850 then... Related resources New PC Build . Suggestions ? - Forum First Build Suggestions - Forum My First Custom Build ...Hoping For Confirmation and Suggestions - Forum Motherboard Suggestions for New Build - Forum New Computer Build REVISED Suggestions ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer era86 October 11, 2009 5:37:57 AM The 860 had no performance increase for gaming. I'm gonna have to agree with shubham1401. Unless you do any other type of CPU intensive tasks, I'd stick to the I5. JackNaylorPE October 11, 2009 1:33:00 PM Also suggest an Antec 902 Why Vista w/ Win 7 shipping from newegg in 8 days (for 10/22 delivery) The 2 TB WD Black is a top performer but the 1 TB model pales next to the competition http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/hard-drives,3.html Don't forget to check the sound and temperature charts Some better drives are $20 cheaper too. If I was gonna spend that much on a Mobo w/ that CPU, I think I'd rather have theRampage II Extreme w/ an 900 series CPU. With the extra $100, get a 5850. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How To Ask for Build Advice Forum 1000$ System Build Suggestions ? Forum Going for my first mid-range build . Suggestions ? Forum New Computer Build Suggestions ? Forum first gaming build any suggestions ? Forum Suggestions for build w/o GPU for at or under $500 usd Forum New Build , Suggestions Maybe? Forum My complete build (any final suggestions ?) Forum Any suggestions or tips before build ? Forum Decent Gaming Pc Build ? Any Suggestions ? Forum Build suggestions Forum Gaming build - Thoughts and suggestions ? Forum First Time PC Build . Compatibility Check and Suggestions Forum Gaming Build - Need Suggestions Forum Gaming Build...suggestions ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !