Building New Gaming System Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 5, 2010 5:31 AM in Systems Share Mystafet October 5, 2010 4:00:11 AM I'll get to answering the questions first and add comments at the bottom Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP, would like to order everything this week if possible. Budget Range: $800ish System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (WoW/FFXIV), and Photo Editing (12.1MP) in PS Elements Parts Not Required: Logitech G9x Mouse, Logitech G15 Keyboard, Acer Monitor, Antec 900 Case, and some crappy speakers, possibly PSU Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Whatever is cheaper, but I generally lean towards NewEgg Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Prefer AMD CPU, swaying towards Phenom II 965 Overclocking: No, most likely not SLI or Crossfire: Nope Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050, I think Additional Comments: Looking to get a system that will run fine with WoW on Max settings, as well as enough multitasking capabilities for gaming and web surfing, as well as photo editing Will be running on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit I currently have the following PSU: I'm open to upgrading this to the following PSU if it can stay within my budget still: Really looking to build a system with the AMD Phenom II 965 DVD-Rom will be cheap roughly $15, and as for Harddrive I'm looking at: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200RPM SATA 6.0 I'm open on Motherboard and RAM, as well as the GPU. Just really hoping to get some good recomendations that will work with my needs and stay within budget, or even below it, if possible =). More about : building gaming system gkay09 October 5, 2010 5:31:19 AM ^ If that PSU is still working fine and I guess must still be in warranty, then stick with it, it has enough power for any single chip graphic card out there... As for rest of the parts, X4 965 + HD 5850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... ASUS 870 + ASUS DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... RAM - If you do a lot of Photopshop work, then 8GB might be warranted http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD - Why not this 1TB ? It is as good or maybe even better - Samsung F3 1TB $16 off w/ promo code EMCYXNW34, ends 10/4 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total - ~$732 (Not including the rebates or the promo code) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding New PC Gaming System - Please Help ForumBuilding a new gaming system $600 budget ForumBuilding a new gaming system ForumBuilding a new gaming system ForumBuilding a new system for photoshop and gaming - Pls advice ForumBuilding A New System (Casual Gaming ) ForumBuilding a new monster gaming system , need video advice! ForumHelp with building a gaming system ? ForumBuilding a new system(Gaming ) Advice please! ForumBUILDING A NEW IVEY BRIDGE SYSTEM FOR GAMING ForumBuilding new Gaming system ForumStudent Gaming System - New build ForumBuilding a new Gaming system Forum[Solved] Building a New Gaming System ForumBuilding a new gaming system $1200 ForumIs this gaming PC okay? Forum[Solved] New to Building: Need Some Advice ForumSomething wrong with my system? ForumBudget gaming pc build Forum[Solved] [New System Build] Building a Gaming Computer $500-600 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !