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... Share Anonymous October 1, 2010 9:14:18 AM Best answer selected by siva150. m 0 l Related resources i7 950 for video editing build? - Forum I7 950 build (first time) - Forum New LGA 1366 / i7 950 Build, Rate/Advice? (revised) - Forum New build, i7 950 - Forum Building System thoughts/suggestions for Case/cooling? I7 950 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous October 1, 2010 9:14:48 AM thanks gkay09 m 0 l cmcghee358 October 1, 2010 9:16:20 AM Thats weird my post vanished... m 0 l gkay09 October 1, 2010 9:40:26 AM ^ ?? Multiple threads on same topic I guess? m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New i7 950 Build Forum I7 950 Computer Build (Heatsink) Forum I7 950 build Forum Please look over my i7 950 build Forum Building a budget system around an i7 950 Forum Building an i7 950 for Music Forum SolvedIs the intel z58 compatible with gtx 770 and i7 950 or 960 Forum Solvedis the i7 950 or 960 any good Forum SolvedUpgrade an i7 950? And what to? Forum Solvedi7 950 OC Temps Forum SolvedWill I need to upgrade my i7 950 anytime soon? Forum Solvedi7 950 3.07 gtx 770 bottleneck? Forum SolvedSabertooth X58 I-7 950 with 770 sli Forum SolvedMy i7 950 Bloomfiled is overheating! What to do? Forum SolvedCan somebody find me a heatsink for the intel i7 950 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !