Good $1000 gaming build? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 31, 2010 10:34 AM in Systems Share jasons7394 July 30, 2010 11:00:29 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within 2 Weeks BUDGET RANGE: $1100 BR SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Movies PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Speakers, OS, Mouse PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg, Tigerdirect COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US PARTS PREFERENCES: None OVERCLOCKING: Maybe, Not sure what I would need to do SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Here is a list that I have come up with but any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. 1 G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-4GBNQ $89.99 ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor -$40.00 Instant $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $229.99 $189.99 GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $229.99 SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $74.99 Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply -$15.00 Instant $79.99 $64.99 Kensington 64365 Black USB Wired Slim Keyboard $29.99 SAMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black EIDE/ATAPI Model SH-S222A NZXT M59 - 001BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case -$20.00 Instant -$17.00 Combo $91.98 $54.98 AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard -$20.00 Combo $266.98 $246.98 Grand Total: $981.90 More about : good 1000 gaming build Rancid504 July 31, 2010 12:59:00 AM I would use this RAM as it has better timings and is only $10.00 more. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231276 You would get a higher performing video card and better power supply which would allow for crossfire in the future with this PSU/ Video card combo : $385 after rebates, $405 before rebates : http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.431631 This motherboard and CPU combo would be better, because your current choice for the motherboard has the second PCI 2.0 slot at 4x. $260 before rebates, $240 after rebates http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.436064 With all your other components staying the same that will bring your total to around $1110 before rebates and $1075 after rebates. I would get a second opinion of the case however as I have both good and bad things about that brand. batuchka July 31, 2010 1:37:20 AM Tower @ $719AR Stick to single GPU solutions Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mrhoshos96 July 31, 2010 10:34:14 AM here is a build for $1,034.91 before $35 rebates gpu+cpu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... mobo+ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... psu+hdd: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... case+odd: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumA good (under $ 1000 ) gaming pc build ? ForumGood Gaming Build for $ 1000 ? ForumGood gaming pc build for $ 1000 USD ForumGood gaming computer build under 1000 ForumGood Gaming Laptop for under £ 1000 ForumIs This a Good gaming Pc For £ 1000 + Need u to answer question ForumIs This a Good gaming Pc For £ 1000 + Need u to answer question ForumGood build for under $ 1000 ? ForumPre-Built $ 1000 Gaming Computer. Is this good ? iBUYPOWER ForumGood gaming computer for under $ 1000 ForumIs this a good build for $ 1000 ? ForumBuilding a Gaming PC for ~$ 1000 . Is this good ?? Forum1000 $ gaming rig: Is it good ? ForumA Good $ 1000 Gaming Build ? ForumGood build for my budget? Around $ 1000 budget. ForumGood gaming pc build for 1,000 $? ForumGood gaming computer for recording with only 1000 ForumAre these parts good for a $ 1000 gaming rig? ForumGood Gaming PC, under 1000 , need advice, first build ForumIs this gaming PC okay? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !