Check my $1100 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: June 1, 2010 7:37 AM in Systems Share mirumirai May 31, 2010 8:11:06 PM I already have a monitor, a mouse, a keyboard, a case, dvd drives, capacity hard drives, and (lol) a floppy drive. CPU: I5-750 $200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115215&cm_re=i5-750-_-19-115-215-_-Product GPU: ASUS EAH5850 DIRECTCU/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 $320 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121375 Mobo: Gigabyte P55A-UD3 $130 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128412 RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM $120 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=3463938&SID= PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V $90 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&AID=10446076&PID=3899435&SID=skim1402X558040 2.5 to 3.5 adapter Rosewill RX-C200 2.5” SSD / HDD Aluminum Mounting Kit for 3.5" Drive Bay $10 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817997010 Card Reader Transcend TS-RDP8K USB 2.0 All-in-One Multi Card Reader $13 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820208458 Wifi Rosewill RNX-N1 IEEE 802.11b/g/n USB2.0 Wireless-N 2.0 Dongle $30 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833166025 SSD: Intel X-25M G2 80GB $190 w/coupon ending today. (Newegg out of stock ) http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=X25M-80GB&title=Intel-X25-M-80GB-Mainstream-SATA2-Solid-State-Drive&c=CJ Total = $1103 w/o tax/shipping What do you think? Should I go for the OCZ Agility 2 60GB instead of the X-25M G2 80GB (both $190) Also, I am not sure about my motherboard choice. Does it work with the RAM? More about : check 1100 gaming build Chuckles_ May 31, 2010 8:13:48 PM I don't know offhand how they compare, but I own the X-25M G2 80GB. It's my first SSD, and it was worth every penny. m 0 l mirumirai June 1, 2010 3:12:21 AM Thanks for the input. Any recommendations on the mobo? m 0 l Related resources Check my Gaming non-OC build(around 1100$) for issues - Forum $1100 Gaming Build Final Check - Forum Check on $1100-1400 Sandy Bridge Gaming Build - Forum First build, can you guys check it over? $1000-1100 gaming rig build - Forum Compatibility check on $1100 Gaming Build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mirumirai June 1, 2010 5:19:57 AM I suppose I should also post the template: APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This Week BUDGET RANGE: 1000-1200, after rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, web surfing, work, graphics PARTS NOT REQUIRED: A monitor, a mouse, a keyboard, a case, dvd drives, hard drives. PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: U.S. PARTS PREFERENCES: no preference OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Need help on SSD and Mobo choices. m 0 l dndhatcher June 1, 2010 7:27:44 AM Thats a good gigabyte motherboard. I dont see any issues with the build. For the same price get the larger SSD. m 0 l anort3 June 1, 2010 7:37:37 AM ^ +1 Great looking build. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Build double check, $1100 Forum SolvedDetail check on $1100-$1300 Gaming Rig Forum Solved1100$ build, need compability check Forum Check my build for under 1100 Forum Solved$1100 or under Gaming PC build help Forum Solved$1100 New Gaming Build Advice Forum First time builder, one last check before I buy everything. Any final tips? ~$1100 gaming rig Forum SolvedNeed help picking a gaming computer build under 1100$ Forum Solved$1100AUD Gaming/Video Editing Build Forum Solved$900-1100 Gaming Computer Build Forum SolvedLooking to build a gaming pc 1000 - 1100 Budget Forum SolvedMid Range Gaming Build - 900$-1100$ - Parts List and Questions Forum SolvedMini Itx Gaming Build Budget 1100 Forum SolvedGaming PC midrange build ~$1100 Forum SolvedGaming Build 2000 dollars + a laptop for 1100 dollars Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !