Rate my first build

Gaming PC $1500 budget
(Leaving room for upgrades as I feel like it/get the money, will go sli in a few months)

Chassis: CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced

Motherboard: gigabyte ga-x58a-ud3r (rev. 2)

Ram: Kingston 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 3)

CPU: Intel Core i7-950 Processor
(8M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel QPI)

CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C14

GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 460 1GB OC2 Video Card

Drives:
SSD: Intel X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2.0 TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch

PSU: Silverstone ST75F-G
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  1. This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Grumpy9117
  2. Bit expensive actually.
    Post up the prices for each part.
    But for a gaming pc its more then adequate. (i still prefer ATI cards)
  3. Thanks for the feedback. What ATI card would you recommend in place of the GTX460?

    These are the prices I managed to find after a lot of searching.

    Gaming PC $1500 budget
    (Leaving room for upgrades as I feel like it/get the money, will go sli in a few months)

    Chassis: CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced - $110

    Motherboard: gigabyte ga-x58a-ud3r (rev. 2) - $230

    Ram: Kingston 6GB 1333MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 3) - $115

    CPU: Intel Core i7-950 Processor (8M Cache, 3.06 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel QPI) - $315

    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-C14 - $100

    GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 460 1GB OC2 Video Card - $240

    Drives:
    SSD: Intel X25-V Value SATA Solid-State Drive - $125
    HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2.0 TB 7200RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - $150

    PSU: Silverstone ST75F-G <<< typo, meant to be ST75F-P - $150

    Total: $1535
  4. Quote:
    Gaming PC $1500 budget

    Too CPU/Mobo heavy for too little frames so

    $757AR: HD 6850 CF capable



    HD 6K: Cayman Crossfire in Eyefinity scaling
    http://www.widescreengamingforum.com/wiki/AMD_Radeon_6970_6950_-_Featured_Review_Page_11
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