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? m 0 l ATSCal November 29, 2010 4:49:52 PM I don't have a preference either way. m 0 l Related resources ~$900-1000 general use/gaming build - Forum £1000+ general use/gaming build - Forum Essential programs for general use/gaming - Forum £900 For General Use/Gaming PC - Forum $2000 General Use/Gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mianmars November 29, 2010 4:50:29 PM CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... MOBO: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... RAM: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... TOTAL: 608$ m 0 l 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$ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources General Use/Gaming System with longevity for $1200 (to $1k with help) Forum £600-800 general use/gaming PC Forum <$400 general use/gaming computer Forum SolvedMaking A New PC Build! (General Questions) Forum SolvedNew PC Build for general use Forum SolvedNew photoshop/general PC work build. Forum SolvedNew Computer Build (Gaming/Video Photo Editing/General) Forum SolvedNew PC build: Programming, general computer use $700-900 Forum SolvedNew Build - Gaming/General Purpose, Need Component Check Forum New Gaming Build Under 1,300- Cable and General Help Forum SolvedNew Gaming/General PC build ~$1700 Forum New AMD build, general thoughts, advice, recommendations etc Forum SolvedNew Decent general purpose light gaming PC Build Config Forum SolvedNew General Use Build Forum SolvedNew Build - General Advice? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !