FINALY i7/5850 build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 22, 2009 4:04 PM in Systems Share slayem November 21, 2009 11:14:32 PM budget 1k to 1.5k APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: next few weeks SYSTEM USAGE : Gaming,movies PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: (newegg.com) COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US,california OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: (1680x1050, in a few months i will upgrade to an hd monitor at 1920x1080, 1920x1200) hello, i am finaly able to afford a new pc here. this is what i have selected http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... i7 920 MOBO EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX X58 SLI LE Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU 5850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... case COOLER MASTER HAF 932 or an antec 1200, the haf looks realy apealing to me PSU CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... memory OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G1600LV6GK - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... dvd burner And windows 7 64x (what version do you recomend? is ultimate realy needed?) i have spent so much time trying to choose a mobo, i cant take looking around anymore, but please stop me if that motherboard is no good. what are your opinions? my price is essentialy 1k-1.5k More about : finaly 5850 build sonic-boom November 21, 2009 11:16:02 PM EVGA makes nice boards and has legendary CS. If you want to feel more secure, any Asus or Gigabtye x58 is great. m 0 l Silvune November 22, 2009 12:09:59 AM From your specified useage, I see no reason to get anything other than Home Premium. These charts might be useful to help you decide. http://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/win71.PNG http://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/win72.PNG And everything looks fine in your build to me. m 0 l Related resources My wife finaly approved my $1500 PC build! Any help would be appreciated! - Forum PSU Question i7/5850 build - Forum I7+5850 build psu questions - Forum Finaly 1.3K Build, yay or nay? - Forum Finaly Building A new PC after 6 years. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dpaul8 November 22, 2009 12:40:33 AM You should also consider adding a CPU cooler, because the stock Intel coolers are not very good and they are noisy. Good, reasonably priced coolers are Hyper 212, Xigmatek Dark Knight, Noctua NH-U12P, Zalman CNPS10X, and others. m 0 l slayem November 22, 2009 3:56:25 PM well i made a change to an asus board, also didnt realize that evga had no xfire support. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... does that ram match that board? m 0 l sonic-boom November 22, 2009 4:04:18 PM Yes the ram is fine for the board. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved[Final]Is this a good build for gaming? Forum Final(i think) system build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !