Gaming build from scratch on $1400 Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: August 27, 2010 2:52 AM in Systems Share cmdunne85 August 26, 2010 9:30:08 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: next two weeks BUDGET RANGE: $1300-1500 before rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: light gaming (WoW), movies, music PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, speakers PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: intel, mid tower, nvidia OVERCLOCKING: no SLI OR CROSSFIRE: SLI maybe later MONITOR RESOLUTION: still havent decided on a monitor, want something in the 19"-22" range ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: thank you for helping with my first build!! More about : gaming build scratch 1400 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove dndhatcher August 26, 2010 11:20:33 PM Monitor resolution is the keystone to the system. It dictates how much graphics power you need. The graphics power dictates how much CPU and PSU you need. In any case, if WoW is the heaviest game then a 5770 plays it very well even at HD resolution (1920x1080). | Report abuse batuchka Gaming Authority August 27, 2010 2:52:51 AM Unless u are determined to spend only in that budget range somethingwhich would definitely be more than fine for light gaming/WOW @ $664AR OS $100 23"Full HD LCD $180 $944AR Grand Total | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Gaming build from scratch on $1400> Related ressources: ForumFeedback on First Gaming Build ($ 1400 with Monitor, OS). ForumFirst Time Gaming Build ! $1300-$ 1400 Forum1ST BUILD ~$ 1400 GAMING RIG Forum[Homebuilt] $1200- 1400 Gaming PC Advice Please ForumNeed to Build Gaming PC $ 1400 Max Forum1600.00 build almost from scratch . ForumNeed Help Building a Gaming /Blu-ray PC (budget USD 1400 -1600) Forum$ 1400 Build ForumBuilding PC from scratch (Im newb) ForumBuilding Gaming PC, Budget eur 1400 . ForumFirst time build from scratch Forum$ 1400 + New build for various use ForumThoughts on this $ 1400 first gaming build ForumMy First home build , $ 1400 gaming PC ForumHaven't Built A System Since '94 Budget is 1400 -1700 Please Help! Forum(Gaming) 23-24 inch Monitor? Forum[Solved] First build - help/suggestions? Forum[Solved] Thoughts/Advice on My First Build! Forum[Solved] Which will be better for gaming? Athlon ii 435 x3 or phenom ii 545/550 x2 ? Plz ForumHelp with build More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !