Midrange i7 build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 21, 2010 5:44 PM in Systems Share toaksie November 21, 2010 5:34:35 PM Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD5 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $289.99 Processor: Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950 $294.99 RAM: CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C9 $114.99 GPU: XFX HD-687A-ZNBC Radeon HD 6870 Black Edition 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card with Eyefinity $299.99 Hard Drive: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $69.99 Optical Drive: LG 22X DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model GH22LS50 LightScribe Support - OEM $17.99 Case: COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN2 CM690 II Advanced Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $79.99 PSU: COOLER MASTER GX Series RS750-ACAAE3-US 750W ATX12V v2.31 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $89.99 Wireless: D-Link DWA-525 PCI Wireless Adapter $37.70 Monitor: Samsung BX2350 23'' LED BackLight LCD monitor $249.99 KB: Logitech 920-000914 Black USB Wired Ultra-thin Illuminated Keyboard $69.99 Total: $1615.60 How do you guys think this system looks. It is designed as an all round system with a bias towards good gaming performance and future proofing. Any suggestions, changes, or recommendations would be much appreciated. More about : midrange build Somebody_007 November 21, 2010 5:44:10 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I'd get 1-2 of these I find the 6870s a bit overpriced. also unless your planning on serious overclocks you might just as well drop down to a sabertooth x58 mobo Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHigh end AM3 vs midrange i7 ForumMid-range upgradeable PC build ForumProspective AMD midrange build for 650... ForumWhat is the best midrange GPU For my intel i5 build ForumI7 860 build , mid-range , advice especially on MoBo, GPU, PSU? ForumI7 build mid-range system for FSX ~$12-1500 ForumMid-range Core i7 build ForumMidrange build , Help is appreciated ForumWhats the best midrange videocard ForumPoll: What is a midrange price for a build ? ForumHelp w/ First Build - Mid-Range General-use PC (no gaming/video) ForumBuilding a New Mid-Range Gaming PC ForumWould this build be a respectable mid-range gaming desktop? ForumOld-school guy - looking to build a mid-range pc ForumBuilding a Midrange gaming computer, need advice. Forum" Mid-Range " - looking to upgrade my graphic card for a recent build ForumWindows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change ForumNew Midrange Build ForumMidrange Gaming System Build ForumLowrange to Midrange gaming build (600-800$) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !