Need help selecting a few parts for gaming computer Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: December 25, 2010 8:11 PM in Systems Share Happybikini December 23, 2010 2:52:57 PM I'm building a gaming computer and need some help picking some of the components. Approximate Purchase Date: a few months Budget Range: $1500-2000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, internet browsing. media Parts Not Required: monitor, speakers, mouse, keyboard Preferred Website(s) for Parts: none preferred Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: Intel CPU Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: No Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 Parts selected: Cooler Master HAF 922 case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Western Digital 1TB HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i7-950 CPU: http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5970: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CD-ROM Drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... G.Skill 6GB RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS X58 Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I have no idea what to buy for the power supply and fans or heatsinks I might need. More about : selecting parts gaming computer ScrewySqrl a b 4 Gaming December 23, 2010 3:07:22 PM first, wait 2 weeks for Sandy Bridge. It releases Jan 5, retail Jan 9. that said, get a pair of 68xx or 69xx instead of the 5970, Overall you'll want 750W PSU 80+ Bronze or better/ m 0 l Happybikini December 25, 2010 2:33:31 PM thanks. any specific PSU recommendations? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ScrewySqrl a b 4 Gaming December 25, 2010 8:11:26 PM XFX, Antec, Sea Sonic, Corsair, Enermax are all great brands m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gaming PC- Need help selecting a few parts Forum SolvedBuilding a sub-$800 gaming PC, need help selecting parts Forum SolvedNeed Help Finding A Few Last Parts For My New Gaming Rig!!! Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC $1000-1250 Budget (Help need PSU and last few parts.) Forum SolvedHelp selecting a few parts please! :) Forum Help needed with selecting parts for a Gaming PC. Forum SolvedNeed help selecting cpu that will last for a few years. Forum Need help selecting parts/building a $700-$1000 Gaming PC Forum Need help selecting parts for a new gaming system Forum SolvedNeed Help With Selecting Parts for an Old 2007 Build Forum SolvedNeed help selecting a motherboard, I have the rest of the parts Forum SolvedHelp selecting parts for Building First Gaming PC Forum SolvedNeed help selecting parts for a new system Forum Need Help Picking a Few Parts for my First Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedGaming Computer, need help with parts Forum SolvedNeed help picking parts for a Gaming Computer under 1000$ Forum SolvedGaming Computer, need help with parts Forum SolvedNew to building desktops, need help buying parts for a gaming computer Forum SolvedNew to building desktops, need help buying parts for a gaming computer Forum SolvedNeed help selecting parts - Under £600 ( 900$) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !