I5 build, need review Tags: New Build Intel i5 Systems Product Last response: June 1, 2010 11:57 AM in Systems Share MaskedPresident June 1, 2010 10:51:57 AM Finally decided on going i5. Will be using for gaming mostly. Haven't built a new system in 5+ years so i feel behind the times. PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 CPU COOLER: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RAM:G.SKILL 4GB DDR3 1600 MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-P55-USB3 LGA 1156 HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB X2 GPU: ASUS EAH5850 DIRECTCU/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 MONITOR:ASUS VW266H 25.5" PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W SPEAKERS: Logitech Z-2300 200 watts RMS 2.1 Speaker System CASE, KB, MOUSE: using current. Grand total: $1518.85 Your thoughts? Thanks!! More about : build review panto June 1, 2010 11:57:02 AM Don't know what your budget looks like but if you're willing, change one of those hdds for a ssd. Install your OS and apps there and it will make a huge difference in terms of boot and application start up time. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need a few recommendations and review of my build please Forum £650 i5 Balanced Build ( review & suggest) Forum Final review i5 build (ordering this week) Forum Advice/ review for my intel core i5 2500k build Forum I5 760 boxing day build - please review (1000$) Forum Suggestions/ Review for my ~$1200 i5 Build =) Forum I5 2500K build - asking for review and upgrade recommendations Forum Need advice/suggestions for budget i5 2500k build Forum I5 gaming build review Forum New Build ( i5 3570k GTX 680) Need Some Advice Forum Budget Video/3D Workstation + Gaming Rig i5 2500K | First Build Review Forum First build , need review (Budget Gaming) Forum Need review of computer build (revised) Forum NVIDIA GeForce gt 630m Forum First time build, need advice and review on components Forum $2200 i7 build to replace my 6ish yr old - need expert review Forum Build List Complete (Need Review Before Purchase) Forum I need a Rock-Solid i7 Audio Workstation Forum Full System Build, need review // compatibility check Forum First time builder, need a build review! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !