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/ Happybikini December 25, 2010 2:33:31 PM thanks. any specific PSU recommendations? 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHelp selecting a few parts please! :) ForumGaming PC- Need help selecting a few parts ForumHelp selecting parts for gaming machine ForumNeed help with a few more parts ForumHELP ! Need last few parts /edit parts ! First build. ForumHelp selecting parts for my gaming c ForumAssistance in selecting parts for a new computer rig ForumNeed help selecting parts /building a $700-$1000 Gaming PC ForumNeed help selecting parts for a new gaming system ForumNeed help selecting parts ForumSelecting parts for new computer (One last question on Case) ForumNeed help finishing new computer , need to order within few hours ForumFinished selecting parts , what now? ForumNeed help selecting a CPU - First Time Building A Computer ForumNeed help selecting memory for the x58a-udr3 board - I'm Lost ForumBuilding a new computer , reusing a few parts . ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumHelp! PC won't restart! ForumUpgrade HELP PLZ Forum[Solved] 1200 dollars Gaming PC? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !