New Build Help Please! Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: May 25, 2010 3:27 PM in Systems Share StiM-AddiCt May 24, 2010 5:39:16 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Sooner than later, want it completed by the release of SC2 BUDGET RANGE: No real cap, but would like to be around 1k. No need for exuberant costs SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Gaming, Gaming, Web Browsing, Music PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, Speakers, Keyboard, Mouse, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg online, microcenter and frys locally PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD and ATI, but would consider intel if not wasting $$$ Want to use the Corsair H50 and a high quality black steel case OVERCLOCKING: Most likely SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Best bang for buck, want as quiet as possible More about : build StiM-AddiCt May 24, 2010 5:55:19 PM Whoops, forgot to add that I have a DVD burner already too. I also have an old audigy pci card... would I even want to reuse that? m 0 l banthracis a b 4 Gaming May 24, 2010 6:09:38 PM Full build I made earlier today. Full Build Optical LG $20 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM Ripjaw DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 $110 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case/HD HAF 922 and 7200.12 $120 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... MOBO GIGABYTE GA-790XTA-UD4 $120 w/ $15 MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU/GPU Phenom II x4 955 and 5870 $530 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... PSU Corsair 750tx $110 w/ $20 MIR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total: $1010 before $35 MIR and Shipping, which is $8 to NYC m 0 l Related resources New Build for gaming plus dev work- Please help - Forum New budget PC gaming build RAM help please - Forum [New Build] Beginner building a school and gaming rig (Please help) - Forum New Desktop Build, Urgent, Please Help - Forum New PC Build. Help me please :D - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer banthracis a b 4 Gaming May 24, 2010 6:10:30 PM If your old DVD burner isn't SATA then get a new one. Don't need a sound card, onboard these days is fine. m 0 l StiM-AddiCt May 25, 2010 3:19:46 PM Why are you recommending the older 790?? m 0 l banthracis a b 4 Gaming May 25, 2010 3:27:22 PM It's a lot cheaper and there's no real difference. A quick BIOS update give 790 all the features and the slight tweaks in the 890 are very minor and useless to everyday users. http://www.anandtech.com/show/2952/6 If the difference was $10 or 15 i'd say go for it, at $35 after MIR, not worth it. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMY NEW BUILD WONT BOOT CAN SOMEONE HELP? MOTHERBOARD AND GPU LIGHT UP AND please help Forum SolvedMy New Build Won't Detect Soundcard. Please Help Forum SolvedWhich of these graphic cards for new build? (Need help, please answer) Forum SolvedPlease help me with my new Ivy Bridge 780 ti build (or buy). Forum SolvedNew computer build help please Forum Solvednew build, please help Forum SolvedHelp With GPU For New Build Please!!! Forum Solvedneed help please, new to pc build. Forum SolvedPlease help choose the right memory for new computer build Forum SolvedHelp the new guy please! pc build! Forum SolvedCreating a new build around $1600, help me out please Forum SolvedPlease Help, New Computer Build (First Time) Forum SolvedUsing old hard drive in new build easy question!! Please help Forum SolvedNew Build won't boot up. Help Please! Forum SolvedNew pc build please help. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !