New system selections good? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 1, 2010 4:26 PM in Systems Share Nickthegreat January 1, 2010 3:13:56 PM Hello all and thank you for reading, My current old p4 desktop is completely dead and I'm not fixing it. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week/next couple of days BUDGET RANGE: ~1000 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Internet access, finance sw, music, pictures, MS flight simX, and RC flight sims PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, wireless network card, Speakers (have 5.1) Monitor (using dell 2007fp dvi 1600x1200) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg PARTS PREFERENCES: none OVERCLOCKING: No MONITOR RESOLUTION:1600x1200 May go to a larger HDMI monitor later ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Would like smallest and quietest case possible What I put together so far: HP 24X Multiformat DVD Burner Black SATA Model 1270i LightScribe Support - Retail Item #: N82E16827140041 COOLER MASTER Elite 360 RC-360-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mini Tower Computer Case - Retail Item #: N82E16811119195 Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AADS 500GB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #: N82E16822136358 SAPPHIRE 100258-1GHDMI Radeon HD 4850 1GB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail Thermaltake Purepower W0100RU 500W ATX 12V 2.0 Power Supply - Retail Item #: N82E16817153052 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9Q-8GBRL - Retail GIGABYTE GA-EP45T-UD3LR LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail Item #: N82E16813128371 Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 2.5GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80580Q8300 - Retail Item #: N82E16819115207 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM Item #: N82E16832116754 More about : system selections good obsidian86 January 1, 2010 3:45:47 PM putting money into a dead end platform aint too good these days but $1000 is a solid budget i would go this way SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR CMPSU-450VX 450W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GIGABYTE GA-P55M-UD4 LGA 1156 Intel P55 Micro ATX Intel Motherboar http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builder http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... XFX HD-577X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 1GB Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Antec Mini P180 Black Steel MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $930 m 0 l Nickthegreat January 1, 2010 4:26:50 PM That looks really good. I like that case better than the one I picked out too. Thank you. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew to building and want advice on part selections Forum SolvedNeed help selecting parts for a new system Forum Solvednew system not good ;o( Forum SolvedNeed help selecting a new motherboard for an old system as mine broke on the 17th sept 2013. Forum SolvedIs the ASRock Z77-Etreme4-M good enough for my new system? Or will it bottleneck? Forum SolvedHelp me select some good RAM for my new I5 3570 gaming rig please ! Forum SolvedAfter trying to install windows 7 on a new system it keeps saying select a hard drive or install support for said hard-drive Forum Solvedwill my new system be good for hardocore games? Forum SolvedDoes this new system sound good? Forum SolvedNew system. Good components? Forum SolvedLooking for a good motherboard for my new system Forum SolvedIs my new system any good? Forum Solved[New Build] [Home Build] Is this a good system build according to........ ???? Forum Good Display for my new system? Forum SolvedNew System. Good? Forum Solved[New Build] Is this a good system for its price? Forum new gpu, good system, still slow? Forum SolvedIs my new built system good enough for high performance gaming? Forum SolvedGood time for a new System? Forum SolvedNew system specs good or great? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !