New Build Around $800 any tips? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 24, 2009 6:20 PM in Systems Share Xenocity November 24, 2009 6:13:48 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next 3 months BUDGET RANGE: 600-900 After Rebates etc. SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Watching Movies, Playing an occasional game, surfing the internet PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Power Supply: Cooler Master (Model: RS-600-AMBA-D3) 600W, with COOLER MASTER (RC-690-KKN1-GP) Case and Plextor (PX-880SA) Optical Drive PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, tigerdirect.com any other good suggestions, that's just where I've bought from in the past. PARTS PREFERENCES: I would like to use an Intel CPU & Asus mobo OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe in the future MONITOR RESOLUTION: Suggestions? ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I would like the PC to be fairly quiet. I'm Looking at: Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80605I5750 - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS P7P55D LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAPPHIRE 100283-2L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... What stock RAM can I use without changing the voltage to be recognized correctly? Also, what HDD would you suggest for this build, I was looking at either a Cavier Green or Black (WD)? More about : build 800 tips MadAdmiral November 24, 2009 6:20:40 PM First, if you might want to Crossfire in the future, get a board that supports 2 PCIe cards at 8x/8x not 16x/4x. HDD: Get a Samsung Spinpoint F3 (500 GB or 1 TB). They're usually cheaper than the WDs and have better performance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSecond build , need some tips ($ 800 ) ForumHelp on building a gaming computer for around $ 800 ForumFirst Build - help? tips ? Liquidcooling suggestions? ForumI need tips for my new build .. ForumNeed tips of building an i5 3570k with 7950 gaming desktop around 1000 ForumMy first rig, want to build another myself, need tips or ideas ForumNew build around $ 800 ForumNew build gamer around $ 800 Forum800 USD Gaming PC Need tips /suggestion ForumNew build around 800 $ ForumNew build around $ 800 ForumFinal build Budget:1400 Need final tips before buy! ForumFirst build , need some tips /advice/precautions ForumAdvice/ tips for new system. Forumaround 800 $ new build need critique ForumFirst build help gaming around 800 $ ForumUpgrading PC after 4 Years(2009) Need Help! [PC Noob] ForumNew i7 + x3 Build. Suggest / Rate ForumBuild New Computer or Upgrade? ForumNeed Advice on My First Build - Budget/Gaming More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !