Check out my sub-$750 HD5850 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: March 17, 2010 1:35 AM in Systems Share pacpud March 16, 2010 11:43:15 PM Got some good combo deals. I will probably wait for the system builder marathon to see what they come up with. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, speakers, monitor PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: all from newegg. amazon and tigerdirect okay OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 XFX HD-585A-ZNDC Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) XXX Edition 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported OCZ Gold Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G10664GK Combo Deal MSI 890GXM-G65 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard AMD Athlon II X3 435 Rana 2.9GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Processor Model ADX435WFGIBOX Combo Deal CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply - Retail PSU SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD253GJ 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive HDD Rosewill R363-M-BK Black Ultra High Gloss Finished MicroATX Computer Case with 400W ATX 2.2 12V Power Supply MicroATX Mid Case $735 with Rebates Also considered the X3 720, but that would add fan cost. Need suggestions mostly on the case. Mobo will give me USB3.0 and crossfire potential. Could crossfire, but would run out of space/cooling issues? Will want to overclock. More about : check 750 hd5850 gaming build whitefang March 17, 2010 1:20:27 AM What's your overall budget? pacpud March 17, 2010 1:26:49 AM whitefang said:What's your overall budget? I'm hoping to keep it as close to $750 as possible.... but I would be up for anything that would increase its gaming potential/upgradeability that is a good deal. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer whitefang March 17, 2010 1:35:35 AM Good lord I would not use that ram. $754 after MIR's which includes the DVD rom you missed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew $500-600 PC for gaming ? ForumBest amd fx cpu build under 1000.00 ForumAdvice on new build ForumHD5850 Problem ForumHD5850 crossfired benchmarks ForumSG-05 & HD5850 ? ForumI3 + HD5850 or i5 + HD4890? ForumIntel U.S. retail share overtakes AMD ForumPlease check my (first time) gaming build ForumInconsistent Crossfire Activity ( HD5850 ) ForumHd5770, hd5830, or hd5850 for an i7-860 build ???? ForumAttn. HD5850 owners. You will probably be able to help me. ForumSapphire HD5850 Toxic 1GB crashing system when switching to 3D mode ForumI5-750 + HD5850 Build , need help finalizing Forum90-95C temps on reference ASUS HD5850 ForumCheck /Fix My Game /Graphic Build ForumNew to building ($1,000 budget) ForumNew build advice (Gaming/Photo Editing) - $1500 ForumIntel vs. AMD for a Gaming Build Forum£600 build final help wanted More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !