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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedThinking of Building a Gaming/Developer Rig Forum SolvedThinking of building mini itx build, is heat a great concern? Forum SolvedHave about $700.00. Thinking of building a gaming PC. Forum SolvedThinking of building a PC for gamining and need help figuring out what I should get (starting from scratch) Forum SolvedThinking of building - under $600 Forum SolvedI'm thinking about building a PC (my first build) Forum SolvedThinking of building a new computer ($600-$800) Forum SolvedOkay so my xbox one broke can return for refund thinking about building a pc Forum SolvedI'm thinking of building this computer Forum SolvedThinking of building my own computer, need help! Forum SolvedThinking of building my own computer, need help! Forum SolvedI am thinking of building this to play Tomb Raider 2013, BF4, etc. Forum Solvedim thinking about building a PC , is this build good? Forum SolvedThinking of Building Computer Forum SolvedThinking of building my first gaming pc build Forum Solvedim thinking about building a PC , is this build good? Forum Was thinking about buying and building damric's $600 AMD Budget Tweaker Forum Building My First Comp (Are the parts im thinking about buying overkill) Forum Building computer - been researching and thinking for past year Forum I'm thinking of building a PC good enough for rendering (3D and 2D) and Gaming as well. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !