First Time Build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 25, 2010 7:50 AM in Systems Share blakehunter69 December 22, 2010 11:01:50 PM So this is my list of pc parts i have compiled just need to know if it will all work or do i need to change parts around.. Case/PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... MOBO/CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CD/DVD Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Video Card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hard Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... any advice or opinions will be appreciated. More about : time build | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mdd1963 December 22, 2010 11:46:11 PM Are adequate framerates in any modern games of a concern? There is a reason the video card is sub-$50, but, if playing Crysis, etc., is of no concern, proceed... | Report abuse calguyhunk December 22, 2010 11:51:49 PM Difficult to actually suggest anything without knowing the exact requirements. The stuff's compatible enough but not necessarily the brands I would have suggested. If yours is a general usage computer, drop the GPU and go with a board with integrated video. If however you need a discrete graphics card for gaming, get something like the GTS 450 for around 100. Drop the Biostar Mobo and get this Combo. | Report abuse blakehunter69 December 23, 2010 2:51:17 AM my main purpose for this is to build a decent pc to be able to run WoW/ SC2 at decent settings without much graphical lag or fps drop | Report abuse Related ressources (New Build ) First time builder looking for feed back. - Forum Making a first time build , any last advice? - Forum First Time Gaming Rig Build Advice - Forum First-time build : AM3+ or FM2 based processor? - Forum First Time Build - 2nd Iteration - Feedback Please - Forum Ask the community Publish blakehunter69 December 23, 2010 2:52:04 AM and also im tryin to budget it all w/o the OS for around $400 | Report abuse drewtech December 23, 2010 4:46:33 AM You will want more graphical horsepower then You could change the gpu to a hd 5670 to drop to $400, but the gts 450 is worth the $30 imo. | Report abuse calguyhunk December 23, 2010 12:52:07 PM WOW basically needs next to zero gfx power. StarCraft ain't that gfx intensive either, especially at lower resolutions. The Radeon 4650 at around 50 odd is gonna be plenty good if you wanna stick to your above mentioned budget. To me, that's basically the default go-to card at this price range. The GTS 450 that I talked about is gonna let you play more demanding fps games should you want to at some stage. By the way, the ODD in your link's gotta go. It's an IDE DVD-ROM-Read Only Memory. You need a SATA DVD+-RW. Get one from Samsung, LG or Sony - LG SATA DVD Burner - Bulk LightScribe Support | Report abuse drewtech December 23, 2010 3:58:53 PM It depends on what you mean by decent settings. These articles might help you decide. Wow seems to benefit from DX11 cards. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-c... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/starcraft-ii-radeon... | Report abuse joelmartinez December 24, 2010 9:29:05 PM What's wrong with an Asus ODD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The reviews and customer awards I think justify this as a viable alternative to a sony, lg, or samsung | Report abuse calguyhunk December 25, 2010 7:50:31 AM Asus is plenty good. Can't name every single decent manufacturer in a particular product category now can I? The thing is, almost everything Asus makes or puts their stamp on, is either the default go to product in the segment or a viable alternative. I was just talking 'bout the Lite-on in Blake's original post, which is an IDE DVD-ROM drive - That's gotta go | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>First Time Build> Related ressources: ForumUpcoming First Time Gaming Build ForumFirst Time Build - Feedback Wanted Forum(New Build ) First time builder looking for feed back. ForumComputer Build ( First time builder). ForumAnother First Time Build Post ForumFirst time Build sub $1000 Multipurpose PC ForumFirst Time PC Build - Gaming/Video Rendering/Editing ForumFirst Time Build ForumFirst time Build - appx $500 ForumFirst Time Build - Gaming Budget $700. Forum$500-$600 First Time Budget Gaming Build Help ForumFirst Time Gaming PC Build ForumA10-5800k build : first time builder needs advice ForumFirst Time ,,, Long Time ,,, Here's our build ! ForumFirst Time Build , 1000-1300$ budget. -Upped Budget More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !