Thinking of Building This Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: July 22, 2010 6:55 PM in Systems Share Anonymous July 3, 2010 5:08:18 PM I am thinking of building a gaming PC. I am looking to spend around $1500/$1600. What I have picked is as follows: Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply MOBO: ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Processor: Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor BX80605I5750 Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive DVD: LG Black Blu-ray Burner Model WH10LS30 LightScribe Support GPU: XFX HD-585X-ZAFC Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity Keyboard: Saitek PZ30AUR USB Wired Standard Eclipse Red Backlit Keyboard Mouse: Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical Gaming Mouse Monitor: ASUS VW224U Black 22" 2ms(GTG) Widescreen LCD Monitor Speakers: Creative GigaWorks T20W Series II 28 Watts RMS 2.0 Speaker Any comments/suggestions on the above? Thanks. More about : thinking building cmcghee358 July 3, 2010 5:41:49 PM For your budget range you would get greater performance from an AMD build that would allow you to include a 5870 rather than a 5850. I need to cut and paste that statement for future use. CoolMoose July 22, 2010 6:55:29 PM He's right. Plus, on newegg look for a few combo deals, I know that there is one that includes and XFX 5870 and a Phenom x4 955: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... I would also recommend this mobo and PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Very easy to save money on that site Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumThinking about building a high end gaming computer! ForumThinking of building a computer for the first time. ForumThinking about building my first computer... ForumBuilding a new computer and and thinking of reusing old HDD ForumThinking of building a gaming computer... need advice ForumNeed Opinions On My Current Project I'm Thinking Of Building ForumThinking of building a PC ForumThinking of building HTPC $500 budget ForumBuilding my First Computer, Thinking Radeon 5770. Worth It? ForumThinking of buying/ building a new PC, some questions. ForumThinking of building this... thoughts? ForumAnother noob thinking of building a new PC ForumThinking About my next Build ... ForumThinking of building a new system ForumThinking about building a SLI setup. Which mobo would you recommend? ForumThis is what I'm thinking of building , any suggestions? ForumThinking of building my own. ForumFirst Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !