A new build for general use/gaming? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: November 29, 2010 5:01 PM in Systems Share ATSCal November 29, 2010 4:16:03 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Before Dec 20(Unless it makes sense to wait for the Sandybridge) Budget Range: 600- 750 CDN System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, basic video editing) Parts Not Required: Case(Antec 900 Advanced) PSU 550w Antec, GPU EVGA gts450, Monitor: I will be getting an new monitor for XMAS which is capable of 1920x1080 resolution. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Memoryexpress.com but will use another if it is cheaper incl. shipping Country of Origin: Canada Overclocking: Maybe HDD: WD Cavier Black 1tb or Seagate baracuda 7200.12 (I'm not including this in the build price. SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future Additional Comments: I know my GPU isn't optimum but I need to upgrade the CPU/MB/RAM first. I will also be dual booting with Ubuntu and Windows7 home premium. More about : build general gaming chihlidog November 29, 2010 4:32:22 PM You'll need to give us some more info. Do you prefer AMD/ATI or intel/nvidia? ATSCal November 29, 2010 4:49:52 PM I don't have a preference either way. Related resources <$400 general use/gaming computer - Forum £600-800 general use/gaming PC - Forum ~$900-1000 general use/gaming build - Forum £1000+ general use/gaming build - Forum £900 For General Use/Gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mianmars November 29, 2010 4:50:29 PM CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... MOBO: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... RAM: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... TOTAL: 608$ mianmars November 29, 2010 5:01:59 PM Here is a cheaper combination. CPU + MOBO http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Item... RAM http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... Total: 584$ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources $2000 General Use/Gaming PC Forum General Use/Gaming System with longevity for $1200 (to $1k with help) Forum New build , need advice and suggestions, used 4 vid editing and gaming Forum New Build Decision Help! Forum I'd like some opinions/suggestions on this build Forum Home/Gaming System re-try ($900-$1k) Forum 500-650$ Gaming Computer Forum Looking to spend £500/$900 on Design Computer Forum THIS is why you need a quad core! Forum Budget HTPC - motherboard? Forum Power Supply good for cheap price Forum New gaming build, looking for general feedback. Forum Checking Final Gaming Build - Opinions/Critique Needed Please Forum Gaming / General usage PC build, on the cheap (~$500-$600) Forum Advice on a ~$1500 gaming / general use build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !