Need advice with my new gaming pc (i am pc noob) Tags: New Build Systems Last response: August 16, 2010 6:26 PM in Systems Share nattawutpai August 16, 2010 3:46:07 AM need suggestion what parts should i change or what part you reccomend feel free to post everything APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: my current pc is dead so about 1 or 2 week BUDGET RANGE: need good cost performance if it possible dont want more expensive than my current parts SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming OVERCLOCKING:no SLI OR CROSSFIRE: i dont know what this mean so maybe no MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 in windows and about 1024*800 when in game mode The build that i thinking: Processor: intel i7-870 Graphic:NVIDIA GeForce GTS250 Memory: 4GB memory (DDR3 SDRAM PC3-10600 Windows: XP service pack 3 (should i change to window 7?) ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: 1. i dont have plan to add or change my pc parts in the future (need about 3-4 years long for gaming) 2. i normally play game in normal resolution (low to medium is ok) i using my friend pc so sometime i cant reply fast More about : advice gaming noob batuchka August 16, 2010 3:54:55 AM Quote: i dont have plan to add or change my pc parts in the future (need about 3-4 years long for gaming) A few things u should know about SATA/USB 3.0 tech and mobos as shown by our very own forums here USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s, Motherboards, And Overcoming Bottlenecks http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/usb-3.0-sata-6gb,25... Also note that LGA 1156 shall be usurped by LGA 1155 as soon as end of this year/possible Q1 next year if u intending to sink a wee bit on chip + board FYI... http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2010/04/21/intel-... At such low res i would think a GTS 250/HD 4850 and a Rana 440/445 would be more than adequate at a few hundreds cheaper @@ rainvie1 August 16, 2010 6:26:33 PM can someone suggest a good i5 760 build for this guy? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumComplete PC Noob in need of advice Forum$1000 range GAMING pc build for ABSOLUTE NOOB ForumNeed a gaming PC and advice Forum$1500-ish Gaming Computer ( I am Noob ) ForumNoob buying pc need advice ForumNeed Lots of Advice on ~$3000 Gaming PC Build ForumComplete noob looking to build 1200ish gaming PC ForumNew Gaming PC Build: First Time Noob Needs Help Forum$1500 New PC from Scratch Need advice ForumBuilding new gaming PC , budget $2000, Ima Noob at this!! ForumUpgrading PC after 4 Years(2009) Need Help! [ PC Noob ] ForumNEW GAMER PC . ME NOOB NEED HELP DX10.1 ForumNeed advice on couple items for my new gaming PC ForumNeed Advice On $850 Gaming PC Build ForumNoob looking to build his first pc ForumPCI compatibility question ForumNeed Laptop advice: Lenovo G460 or ThinkPad Edge 14" ForumHow well would this gaming PC run? (I am a noob) ForumBuilding New Midranged System, need input and advice ForumProposed Gaming build...opinions please More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !