1500-2000 gaming/multitasking machine Tags: New Build Multitasking Gaming Systems Product Last response: April 22, 2010 2:08 PM in Systems Share maverick14213 April 21, 2010 5:35:19 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE:Hopefully in the next 2 weeks. BUDGET RANGE: 1500- 2000 Before Rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:Gaming, Surfing, Movie watching PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com PARTS PREFERENCES: Always been and amd person. This would be my first intel build. Also would be my first radeon card. Besides that, im open to whatever. OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes , in future if needed MONITOR RESOLUTION:1680x1050 (Dell e228wfp lcd monitor) ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: While gaming or doing other things, i tend to have 3-5 explorer windows up, itunes running, and usually 2-3 ims going from messengers. http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx... I have a wireless mouse and keyboard atm, but thinking of new and have no idea what would be good. Let me know on what you think. Thank you for your time. More about : 1500 2000 gaming multitasking machine gkay09 a b 4 Gaming April 21, 2010 5:51:07 AM ^ Hi...For the general public to see the wishlist, you have to save the wishlist as Public wish list or you can list the parts here... m 0 l maverick14213 April 21, 2010 12:56:56 PM Should be done now, sorry about that. m 0 l Related resources $1500-$2000 gaming machine - Forum $1500-$2000 Stable Server Development Machine - Forum New Gaming Machine (1500-2000) - Forum My first build: A decent gaming-multitask machine, need advice - Forum My first build; A decent gaming-multitask machine, need advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer banthracis a b 4 Gaming April 21, 2010 1:41:23 PM This gigabyte Mobo is just a good with same specs for $100 less. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I'd also recommend getting a new Monitor that's 1080p. This $189 Asus is a good choice http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l banthracis a b 4 Gaming April 21, 2010 1:42:44 PM Oh for gaming, wireless is a bad idea. If you want a gaming keyboard and mouse look into saitek eclipse and mx518. m 0 l maverick14213 April 22, 2010 4:04:12 AM Seems the 5870 is out of stock at newegg, if by chance its not back in by the time i do this, is there a back up card you guys would recommend? m 0 l maverick14213 April 22, 2010 2:05:14 PM scratch that, The HIS model is out of stock. Would you guys recommend ASUS or XFX of the same card? m 0 l matt314 April 22, 2010 2:08:55 PM The XFXs are known for their reliability and great warranties. I would go for that one. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !