Solved New gaming build compatibility ~$900 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 23, 2010 1:16 PM in Systems Share aamn11 December 22, 2010 4:21:15 PM Approximate Purchase Date: this week Budget Range: <1000 AR System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, movies, internet Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Doesn't matter Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: No preference Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080 MOTHERBOARD GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD3 LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU Intel® Core™ i7-870 Processor (8M Cache, 2.93 GHz) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU N460GTX Hawk GeForce GTX 460 1024MB GDDR5 Twin Frozr II PCIe 2.0 x16 Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TW3X4G1333C9 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 3Gb/s 32MB Cache 3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive ST31000528AS-Bare Drive http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-7200RPM-Interna... OPTICAL DRIVE ASUS DVD Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CASE Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I just need to see if everything is compatible. Any comments or suggestions are welcome. Thanks! More about : gaming build compatibility 900 Best solution banthracis December 22, 2010 5:22:42 PM Share 1156 is being replaced in 2 weeks, so hold off until then. Either way, don't need a hyperthreaded CPU for gaming, HT actually decreases FPS in games. HD should be a 7200.12, or alternatively, a spinpoint F3. You should also spend some more money to get lower latency RAM. This Ripjaw DDR3 1333 cas 7 kit for ex http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... aamn11 December 22, 2010 6:59:48 PM Best answer selected by aamn11. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lutfij December 23, 2010 1:16:37 PM stay away from XMS' they're dodgy pieces of ram from corsair. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 2nd opinion/ compatibility $ 900 gaming Forum My first gaming PC build - $ 900 , wondering about compatability! Forum HELP NEEDED: £ 900 (Approx. $1250) Gaming PC New Build Forum First Time Build $800- 900 . Compatibility , suggestions? Forum New $ 900 Gaming Build Forum How to Ask For Build Advice Forum READ THIS before posting about boot/no video problems! Forum New gaming build advice $ 900 Forum New Gaming Build ~ 900 Forum New Gaming Build (first time) Under £ 900 Forum New gaming build . Compatibility questions? Forum New gaming build ~ $ 900 AU Forum New build for photo/video/ gaming $ 900 -$1000 Forum Building a new 900 $-1000$ gaming rig, would like advice! Forum New build , £800- 900 - need advice Forum Building a New $800- 900 Gaming Computer Forum High-end Gaming build compatibility check Forum New Build $700- 900 Forum Need Opinions and Compatibility Check for a new gaming build Forum Building New Gaming Rig ($ 900 ish) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !