1250$ i5 build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 2, 2010 7:48 PM in Systems Share linhlinh December 2, 2010 12:55:18 PM Budget : 1250 CAD tax & shipping included if possible Buying Horizon : Around Christmas Websites : Newegg or NCIX (Canada) Platform : Intel Motherboard : No preference, SLI or Crossfire capable though Graphics : No preference OC : Yes SLI/Crossfire : Yes but in the future, must be able to handle it Parts that I dont need : Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers Intel i5 760 +215$ Asus P7P55D-E Pro +190$ G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7D-4GBRH + 75$ Corsair 750TX +110$ Antec 300 illusion +70$ Asus GTX 470 +300$ Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB +57$ Kingston SSD 30GB +80$ Windows 7 home premium 105$ Total 1202$ before tax and shipping... I'm pretty sure I could do better by bundling or switching some parts... Should I wait for boxing day or should I wait for SandyBridge or Bulldozer to come out? thanks for your help More about : 1250 build ScrewySqrl December 2, 2010 3:50:07 PM sandy bridge is due out Jan 5 (release)/Jan 9 (retail) I'd consider a HD6870 over the 470. almost identical performance and cost for much less heat and energy consumption. m 0 l mianmars December 2, 2010 7:48:33 PM Totally support above post !! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources which Gaming pc for 1250$ should i build? AMD fx 8350 VS. INTEL i5 4670k Forum New i5 2500K Build $1250 budget Forum Solved~$1250 Gaming Build - Look over before I purchase! Forum SolvedNew PC Build for $1250-1500 USD, how are the Specifications? Forum SolvedYou have a budget of £1250 - Build me a small form factor PC that can play 4K :) Forum Solved1250 gaming pc build Forum Solved$1250 gaming build Forum SolvedNew Build Advice - Gaming/Streaming/Editing (£1000-£1250 Budget) Forum SolvedI need get my build under my Budget of $1250. What Should I cut out Forum SolvedLooking to build myself a decent gaming rig with a £1250 budget Forum $1250 gaming, video editing desktop build - need feedback Forum Base Total $1250 Gaming Build? Forum SolvedWhat do you think of this $1250 build? Forum PC Build 1250$ Forum SolvedPSU Wattage (1050 vs. 1250) for Gaming Build Forum Build Review - 1250$ gaming PC Forum Which build is the best peformance? £1250 build Forum SolvedHey can someone check my gaming build? First build need help ($1250) budget Forum SolvedGaming/ Photoshop build (£1250ish) Forum Solved$1250 Desktop Gaming Build x 2 ~ Australia Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !