$1300 Multipurpose gaming rig. Looking for opinions Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: September 9, 2010 12:17 PM in Systems Share smokedalmond24 September 9, 2010 11:50:20 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Feb2011 (currently deployed to the Middle East) BUDGET RANGE: 1300 after rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Surfing, Work (VPN,MSOffice) PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: Intel CPU, GB motherboard OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: My first build attempt, Win7 HomePremium(OEM), I do expect prices to change considerably by the purchase date, is the PSU good enough? CURRENT PARTS LIST: CASE,PSU: Antec Sonata III 500 Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply(combo) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129024 MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD4P LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128409 CPU:Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115067 HSF: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 GRAPHICS CARD: ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121391 MEMORY: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231304 SSD: OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G 2.5" 60GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227542 STORAGE: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185 Many thanks to dndhatcher and banthracis for getting me going in the right direction! More about : 1300 multipurpose gaming rig opinions calguyhunk a b B Homebuilt system September 9, 2010 12:17:11 PM By Feb next year both Intel & AMD are gonna come out with their new platforms. So obviously it will make a lot of sense for you to wait. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved1300$ Gaming Rig, Final Opinions Forum [ Help/Opinion ] £1700 | Gaming Rig! | 1st Build | Multipurpose Forum SolvedLooking to build a New gaming Rig for around 1300-1400 bucks Forum 1st $1300 Gaming rig. Opinions please Forum SolvedLooking for Opinions/Suggestions on my gaming rig build! Forum Looking to build a gaming rig for about 1000-1300 max Forum SolvedNeed Help with first Multipurpose/Multitasking/Gaming/Coding/Programming/Photoshop/Downloading Rig? Forum $1300 Gaming Rig Looking for Input Forum Looking for a New gaming rig 1300$ CAD Forum Solved$650 all-inclusive gaming / multi-purpose rig Forum $1.5k Beastly gaming rig. Looking for opinions :) Forum Solved1300 Gaming Rig Advice and Tips Forum $1300 gaming, Looking for 2nd opinion Forum Gaming rig. Looking for opinions =D Forum Looking to see if this is a decent gaming rig build, it's my very first from scratch and I'd appreciate opinions and suggest! Forum Looking to see if this is a decent gaming rig build, it's my very first from scratch and I'd appreciate opinions and suggest! Forum Proposed New Rig, Gaming - looking for opinions on Parts, Thanks. Forum Just ordered this bad boy, how's it look? $1300 gaming rig Forum Affordable Gaming Rig, Looking opinions Forum Solvedlooking to build a good gaming PC with a budget of 1300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !