Building a gaming system $1000 budget Tags: Systems Product Last response: November 11, 2010 4:05 AM in Systems Share sagooding November 11, 2010 2:26:32 AM I want to build a pretty awesome gaming rig from the ground up case and all the components in the tower. Will 1000 us budget cover the costs or will i need more ? More about : building gaming system 1000 budget jimmyzline November 11, 2010 2:31:08 AM Yes. You can build a fairly good system with $1000. Give it a few hours on here and you will have many suggestions. sagooding November 11, 2010 2:33:38 AM will it be enough to get for the most 3 graphics cards sli or atleast 2 and a quad core processor ? Related resources Building a gaming system Budget ~$1000 (w/o screen) - Forum Building new gaming system ~1000 budget - Forum [New Build]Budget Gaming System 800$-1000$/1300$ - Forum My system build (WIP) $500-$1000 budget Gaming PC - Forum Need Help building a budget gaming computer 1000-1200 (CDN) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sagooding November 11, 2010 2:34:32 AM how much will it cost to built not just a fairly good system but a very awesome one ? how much more will i have to invest ? Luci3nd4r November 11, 2010 2:41:25 AM You need to look here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... Luci3nd4r November 11, 2010 2:43:17 AM You don't need 3 video cards to SLI or Crossfire. You have a budget of $1000, you only need 1 video card for now later SLI or Crossfire when you need it. Luci3nd4r November 11, 2010 3:39:41 AM CPU AMD Phenom II X4 955 $152.99 Motherboard ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 $139.99 Memory G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB $84.99 Video Card Get XFX it has double lifetime warranty but Sapphire is also good. XFX 6870 $264.99 SAPPHIRE 6870 $254.99 Hard Drive SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB $74.99 Optical Drive Sony Optiarc DVD Burner $19.99 Case COOLER MASTER HAF 922 $89.98 Power Supply CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W $109.99 Heatsink Scythe SCMG-2100 $39.99 I'm wondering if you need a monitor or not but I have Asus VW246H great monitor but other one would be same. ASUS VH236H 23" $189.99 ASUS VW246H 24" $209.99 Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium $99.99 Total: $1077.89 without monitor wortwortwort November 11, 2010 3:49:23 AM This power supply is more than enough for your needs: Antec Earthwatts 650W knotknut November 11, 2010 4:05:03 AM Here you go: Intel Core i5-760: $208.99 N82E16819115067 ASUS SABERTOOTH: $149.99 N82E16813131601 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB): $179.99 N82E16820231314 Next line is for (2) Graphics Cards:$149.99 each ($299.98) GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-768I GeForce GTX 460 768MB 192-bit N82E16814125334 Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB: $64.99 N82E16822136319 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W 80 PLUS Certified: $89.99 N82E16817139006 COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black Full Tower: $139.99 N82E16811119230 Total $1133.92 A little over... You could go with one Graphics card for now. This one is better as a single card. GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 1GB 256-bit GDDR5: $179.99 N82E16814125333 That brings it down to: $1013.93 If you saved up and bought another of the 256bit cards like above at $179.99 WOW look out!! Hmmm...Links dont work You look them up at newegg. Im taking off the broke links. Add: Sony Optiarc Black 24X $19.99 N82E16827118039 COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 120mm CPU Cooler: $31.90 N82E16835103065 You are at $1065.00 With (1) Graphics Card.....256-bit You are at $1185.81 with (2) Graphics cards .....192-bit X 2 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding a Gaming Computer [First Time] [$1000 Budget] Forum SolvedHelp with building gaming computer for modern games/new releases on medium to high graphics, budget £600 (USD 1000) Forum SolvedGood Gaming System with a $1000 Budget Forum Solvedneed help building a gaming computer budget is 1000 dollars Forum SolvedBuilding Gaming PC - £1000 Budget, help? Forum SolvedI need help building an awesome gaming computer for my 18 year son with a budget of $1000. Forum SolvedMini ITX System Build Review - $1000 budget Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming PC budget of $1000 Forum Solvedbuilding gaming rig budget over $1000 should i go with AMD or Intel / Geforce for this? Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming PC! Budget: $1000- $1200 Forum SolvedHelp building a budget gaming pc $1000 Forum SolvedBuilding gaming pc budget 1000 Forum Solvedneed help building gaming rig $1000 budget Forum SolvedBuilding first Gaming Rig 1000$ budget Forum SolvedBuilding/upgrading Gaming Computer but I only have a $1000 budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !