Helping me for building a rig that is not overpriced, only reasonable priced Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 14, 2009 12:41 AM in Systems Share Quartet1995 November 12, 2009 1:16:59 AM Here's my own rig: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0021AFUS4 MSI N260GTX-T2D896-OCv3 GeForce GTX 260 896 MB DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129021 Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145251 CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1333C9A G - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-319-_-Product Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136098 Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115215In... Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-005-_-ProductCO... CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813131405 ASUS P7P55D PRO LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail 640gb for windows 7 pro 320gb for windows xp Now all I need is the following are: Sound card(Should I need it or not?) Coolant (Using for overclocking! ) DVD drive(Just only one I need!) Gigabit ethernet drive So will anyone help me guys? also for OC'ing I might do this at about 3.5ghz! More about : helping building rig overpriced reasonable priced Quartet1995 November 13, 2009 2:10:29 AM Anyone help plz? stopthe_bomb November 13, 2009 2:14:27 AM Dont need sound Card Dont need ethernet card Absolutely no reason to get a blue and a black caviar HDD. Go WD caviar black 640GB x2 (Many great reasons, just take my word) Any DVD, doesn't really madder, just not LG No reason for 260. Go ATI. DX 11 ftw You can get a 5700 series for less money, or you can get a 5800 series for top of the line for not much more Related resources Helping a mate build a rig - Forum Best Gaming PC Possible (without overpriced parts) - Forum Why do people think macs are overpriced ? - Forum Best Buy Desktop Memory Waaay Overpriced !! - Forum Is Corsair Domiantor Overpriced ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Quartet1995 November 14, 2009 12:26:42 AM stopthe_bomb said:Dont need sound Card Dont need ethernet card Absolutely no reason to get a blue and a black caviar HDD. Go WD caviar black 640GB x2 (Many great reasons, just take my word) Any DVD, doesn't really madder, just not LG No reason for 260. Go ATI. DX 11 ftw You can get a 5700 series for less money, or you can get a 5800 series for top of the line for not much more Okay so Im going to ditch the gtx 260 and trying this instead: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... What do you think? also, You didn't mention the question about which pc cooler I should buy? Another thing, So the ethernet and sound is coming from the mobo, yes? Quote:Go WD caviar black 640GB x2 (Many great reasons, just take my word) Will it do fine for xp and win 7? Any tips for me will always be welcome! sonic-boom November 14, 2009 12:41:06 AM Yes 5770, No need for water cooling on 3.5ghz, yes use the onboard sound and ethernet, yes for caviar black x2 or spinpoint f3 500gbx2 or 1x1tb(as fast or faster than blacks). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help building a gaming rig ForumFirst time building a custom rig , need motherboard and case help ForumIntels overpriced products bemusing!!! ForumSSDs = Overpriced & Substandard ForumI need a new rig , a very good one ForumReasonable priced high performance gaming build ForumGaming laptops overpriced ? ForumHelp me build my dream machine ForumIntel so overpriced ForumMS - overpriced ForumNew Build, any good? ForumBuilding own computer for the first time, few questions ForumIs that good PC for gaming? Forum[Solved] Building a New HTPC ForumBuilding new gaming rig (about $1500 budget) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !