First build, advice please. Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: December 21, 2009 11:10 AM in Systems Share TomNook20 December 20, 2009 7:52:16 PM Was originally planning to build one over the summer, but I was too busy, so here's what I have now: APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This Week BUDGET RANGE: 600-700 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, regular use(internet and such) PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS:neweegg, zipzoomfly PARTS PREFERENCES:no preference OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 Parts Chosen: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Dvd burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 320GB WD HDD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 500w OCZ PSU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 4GB DDR3 RAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Phenom II X3 720 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Gigabyte AM3 AMD 790GX mobo http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductDetail.jsp?Product... 5770 Not sure about which case to get. I was thinking about getting it from microcenter so I can actually see it. Also, Zipzoomfly has a 4890 for the same price as the 5770, would that be worth looking into? More about : build advice ares1214 December 20, 2009 8:23:56 PM take a look at this system: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... i think that thats pretty good and stick to the 5770 if you want future proofness, and if you want a little more performance get the 4890. m 0 l TomNook20 December 20, 2009 9:54:15 PM Those parts are slightly pricier. Would rather not spend any more money, but thanks. m 0 l Related resources Hi.. first build, need some advice please. - Forum Advice for my First Build, Please check - Forum First PC Build Advice Please - Forum First Time PC Build. Advice Please. - Forum First Build:Thoughts, advice, and feedback please - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ares1214 December 20, 2009 9:58:22 PM it only cost 681$ after mail in rebates, isnt that in your 600-700$ budget. m 0 l jsc December 20, 2009 11:55:24 PM While you are waiting for your parts, look at this thread: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261145-31-read-postin... The first part may stop you from making noobish mistakes. m 0 l TomNook20 December 21, 2009 4:26:31 AM Alright, sounds helpful. Are all my parts compatible with each other? m 0 l ares1214 December 21, 2009 11:10:38 AM yep, all of your parts are compatible. so are the ones in my build. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst PC build - Advice please Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build! Would love advice, please! Forum SolvedFirst Time Build! $1150 Budget, Would like to purchase today, advice please!! Forum Solvedfirst time i7-3930k build - advice please Forum SolvedFirst ever Build - Advice and suggestions please. No Budget. Forum SolvedVery first build, advice needed please :) Forum SolvedFirst Ever Gaming PC Build Advice is Needed Please! Forum SolvedFirst PC Build... Revision/Advice Please. Forum SolvedIm new to this and need advice on my first build please. Forum SolvedBest build for $570? (Feedback and First-Time Builder Advice Please!) Forum SolvedFirst PC build Advice/Feedback Please Forum SolvedFirst Build! Advice Please! Forum SolvedFirst Build, Advice Please Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Budget Build - Please Advice !!! Forum SolvedAdvice on my first build please! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !