$2500 build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 3, 2010 12:50 AM in Systems Share epileptic July 2, 2010 11:41:47 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week BUDGET RANGE: 2000 € SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, programming, watching movies PREFERRED WEBSITE FOR PARTS: www.built-direkt.de COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Belgium PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel, NVIDIA OVERCLOCKING: No SLI: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Silent operation is preferred Here are the components. All prices are in euros and VAT excluded. I know the site is German. I don't understand German anyway. The links are just for price references. Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4 (143.70 €) Processor: Intel Core i7-860 (219.65 €) Memory: Corsair XMS3 2x2GB DDR3 1333 (82.48 €) Video card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 470 UD (290.89 €) Hard drive #1: Intel X25-M Mainstream 80GB (210.51 €) Hard drive #2: WD Caviar Black 1TB 32MB (85.05 €) CD/DVD drive: Samsung 8x BD Combo Drive (80.39 €) Power supply: Seasonic X-650 650W (133.55 €) Case: Thermaltake Element V Black Edition (98.79 €) Monitor:Eizo EV2333WH-BK (379.65 €) Speakers: Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II (81.07 €) Mouse: Logitech Corded Mouse M500 (30.01 €) Keyboard: Logitech Illuminated Keyboard (65.78 €) Total: 1899.52 € I'm pretty sure that the firmware for the Intel drive isn't the old sluggish one, but could anyone confirm this? The drive reference is on the website but here it is for convenience: SSDSA2MH080G2C1. Anyway, what do you guys think of this? Is it a reliable build? I tried picking quality components. Opinions and suggestions are welcome. More about : 2500 build mosox July 3, 2010 12:50:08 AM Hi, that monitor is not for gaming, is entry level for photo editing. Philips 231E1SB http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... ASUS VH242H http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... BenQ G2420HDBL (LED) http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... LG W2353V-PF http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... ASUS VW246H http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... Speakers - EDIFIER S330D http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... I leave the 1156 stuff to the experts in here. LE: You have some HD 5870 close to the price for that 470. http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... http://www.built-direkt.de/eshop.php?action=article_det... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest gaming build for $2500? Forum Solved2500$ Gaming Build Forum Solved$2500 Build for a Friend (Cooler and Compatibility) Forum SolvedPC Build - $2500 HEAVY Video Editing/Gaming Forum Solved$2500 New System Build Forum SolvedIs this a good build for 2500$? Forum Solved$2500AU Build. Help an old guy out. Forum Solved$2500 - $3000 Build [Game/PS/Server] Help/Advice/Recomm.? Forum SolvedSwitching from Laptop to Gaming pc, future build for 2500 or under Forum SolvedGaming build suggestions ($2000-$2500 budget) Forum Solvedneed help $2500 completely amd build Forum Solved$2500-$3000 Gaming build Forum SolvedMy first ever PC build (high end -- budget: $2500) Forum Solved$2500 budget video editing build Forum Solved$2500 Desktop Build Compatibility help Forum SolvedNew Gaming build - $2000 - 2500 ordering tomorrow Forum Solvedwant to build a PC for strictly live streaming recording and rendering etc 2000/2500 dollar budget Forum Solved$2500 Gaming PC Build - Feedback? Forum SolvedBuild my own designer pc budget 2500k + Forum Solved~$2,500 Gaming Rig Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !