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 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). m 0 l batuchka a b 4 Gaming 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGaming Build $1800 starting from scratch .... Need Advice !!! Forum Solved~$1500 Scratch Intel Gaming PC Build.Asking 4 Suggestions Forum SolvedStarting from Scratch...Build me a 3D workstation (with some decent gaming abilities) Forum Solved$1400 AMD Based Gaming PC Build Suggestion Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build from scratch. Q on Mobo/psu/case...mostly Forum Solved$1400 gaming build is at $1200 what would you guys add/change? Forum SolvedBest Gaming PC Build $1400 Forum SolvedMy First Gaming PC Build. Budget: $1400-$1500 Help! Forum Solved1400$ gaming build - New to this - Need your help :) Forum SolvedIs this build okay for basic gaming on 1400x900 resolution monitor? Forum SolvedGaming/recording build for under $1400 Forum Final Gaming Build from Scratch; any last minute advice? Forum SolvedBuild a gaming rig for 1400$ Forum SolvedLooking to build a gaming PC for $1400 Forum SolvedGaming pc build for under 1400£ (including tower, monitor, keyboard, mouse) Forum Solved~$1300-1400 First Gaming Build Forum Solved$1400 gaming PC build, did I choose good parts? Forum SolvedBest performance under $1400? - Gaming PC build Forum SolvedIs this a decent Gaming build for about 1400.00? Forum First Gaming build from scratch Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !