Solved I7 950 Build Tags: New Build Intel i7 Intel Systems Product Last response: October 1, 2010 10:11 AM in Systems Share Anonymous October 1, 2010 5:38:32 AM Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks Budget Range: 850$ Lower Appreciated System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Parts Not Required: Os,KB,Mouse,Monitor,Graphics Card Parts Preferences: i would like to have an i7 or phenom x6 Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920*1080 Here is my build any suggestions or mistakes Intel Core i7 950 Bloomfield http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock X58 Extreme 3 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR XMS3 3GB (3 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X3G1333C9 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with Oower Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total 733$ Any Ideas On a better Build More about : 950 build Best solution gkay09 October 1, 2010 9:04:14 AM ^ For gaming, more than the CPU, the GPU is important, which GPU are you having ?? And 3 GB is kind of a half way there to a good performance PC, 6GB would be a better option... Mobo - Check this board - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD - Samsung F3 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Rest are good... Anonymous October 1, 2010 9:14:18 AM Best answer selected by siva150. Related resources I7 950 Bottleneck 660ti 2GB ? ? ? - Forum I7 950 build (first time) - Forum New LGA 1366 / i7 950 Build , Rate/Advice? (revised) - Forum New i7 950 Build - Forum I7 950 Computer Build (Heatsink) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous October 1, 2010 9:14:48 AM thanks gkay09 cmcghee358 October 1, 2010 9:16:20 AM Thats weird my post vanished... gkay09 October 1, 2010 9:40:26 AM ^ ?? Multiple threads on same topic I guess? cmcghee358 October 1, 2010 10:11:38 AM I think so, but I thought I saw a blue flag by this one. It's late, Im sure Im just confused. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI7 950 build ForumWhat is better? Old I7 950 , or the 8350 piledriver? ForumNew build , i7 950 ForumBuilding a budget system around an i7 950 ForumBuilding an i7 950 for Music ForumPlease look over my i7 950 build ForumBuilding System thoughts/suggestions for Case/cooling? I7 950 ForumCore i7 950 Bottle neck 7970? ForumGaming PC, i7 950 6gb Ram GTX 570 640gb FOR SALE ForumReplaced old mobo with Asus Sabertooth x58 and old cpu with Core i7 950 , compute ForumPCI compatibility question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !