Solved 1st Build, $700 budget Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: August 9, 2010 4:36 AM in Systems Share chifish3 August 8, 2010 8:26:37 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Soon BUDGET RANGE: Around $700 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: SC2, watching movies in 1080p, PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, CD drive, mouse, monitor, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Any website online that has proven to be good COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: I’m leaning toward the AMD and ATI combo OVERCLOCKING: Maybe, in the future SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes, but in the future MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is my 1st build ever, My goal is to make this as future proof as possible. Here is what I put together. You guys know what to do. ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 AM3 AMD 890GX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 ... G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case • MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX More about : 1st build 700 budget calguyhunk August 8, 2010 9:04:55 AM Better RAM : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303 Inexpensive case : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16811133094&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=3463938&SID= Better looking cheaper case with more functionality : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153 Your mobo will fit in both m 0 l Best solution batuchka August 8, 2010 1:39:48 PM Stick to single GPU and @ $150 that 890GX is awfully overpriced when u could nab full 16/16 890FX like Biostar TA890FXE and a $5 top up the Asrock 890FX Deluxe $649AR Share Related resources 1st build: $700? budget - Forum Building 1st PC, have Newegg wishlist!-- Budget: $700-$800 - Forum How Does My 1st Build Look for ~$700 Budget - Forum 1st build since 2002-few questions-500-700 budget+ scavenged parts - Forum Want to build 1st gaming pc w/ $700 budget - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer chifish3 August 9, 2010 4:35:17 AM Best answer selected by chifish3. m 0 l chifish3 August 9, 2010 4:36:05 AM Thanks Guys! I appreciate all your help. m 0 l batuchka August 9, 2010 4:36:46 AM Yep happy shopping/building and u are welcomed ^^ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1st PC build, $700 Budget Forum 1st build - budget £500-£700 - any advice ?? Forum Looking to build my own 1st time - need parts help on $700 budget Forum 1st build, $700 budget, please critique Forum Solved1st budget rig under 700? Forum Looking to build a 700-800$ gaming Pc 1st time need help Forum Solved$700-$1000 Artist Build Advice Needed - 1st Build Forum Solved1st gaming PC build(no set budget) Forum Solved1st PC build, budget gaming PC Forum SolvedHelp needed $650-$700 gaming PC, 1st build. Forum SolvedNeed advice for 1st build - 1400$ CAD budget Forum Solved1st build $600-700 Gaming PC w/OS Forum Solved$700 budget build for friend Forum SolvedMy 1st budget build, need some feedback before I buy Forum SolvedWhat is the best gaming pc build around my $500-700 budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !