Approximate Purchase Date: 30-60 days - will probably buy components 1-2 at a time Budget Range: Under $1500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Country of Origin: US Parts Preferences: Intel/Nvidia Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Yes Monitor Resolution: 27" @ 1920x1080 Additional Comments: I want a good gaming PC without going completely broke.
I have been flirting with a new PC for about 3 months now, and have posted a couple iterations that I didn't end up buying. Got some great advice, so I wanted to make one last pass before taking the plunge.
Please let me know if you have suggestions!
Processor: Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950 Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard RAM: G.SKILL PI Series 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7T-6GBPI GPU: 2X EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply Optical: Sony Optiarc CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model AD-7260S-0B - OEM
since you are buying 1-2 items at a time
First Buy This GPU and the PSU listed http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Then Wait For Sandy Bridge
When it comes out grab the cpu and mobo
The rest of the build is nice
I suggested going for 1 6950 instead of 2 460's b'coz you can add one later
In CF The are equally powerful as the costlier 570's and 580's