Advice on New Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 28, 2010 3:38 AM in Systems Share CanCb December 27, 2010 11:33:17 PM Hi, Here are the components of my first computer build. I would greatly appreciate your input as this is my first build. The computer will be mostly for office work, web surfing and some gaming. CPU: Intel Core i5-650 Clarkdale 3.2GHz 4MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 73W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Motherboard: ASUS P7H55D-M EVO LGA 1156 Intel H55 HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Hard drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive Optical Drive: LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer Video Card: XFX HD-567X-ZNF3 Radeon HD 5670 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 534 Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply Can anybody see any compatibility problems or any other issues? More about : advice build gkay09 December 28, 2010 3:18:37 AM ^ Frankly spending that much money on the i5 650 is not a good idea, also Intel will be launching newer CPUs by Jan 5th, which will replace these i5s and i7s,(LGA 1156 replacement)... m 0 l mosox December 28, 2010 3:38:00 AM I would get this: ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 + AMD Athlon II X3 450 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Spinpoint F3 - it's better http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Maybe you can get this in your budget: GIGABYTE GA-870A-UD3 + GIGABYTE GV-R577SO-1GD Radeon HD 5770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... and the athlon. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew member seeking advice for my build Forum SolvedBuilding new Gaming Computer! looking for advice on my build Forum SolvedAdvice about PSU for my new build Forum SolvedNew build, need some advice on GPU (Nvidia) Forum SolvedNew build, need advice Forum SolvedNew build bought today last minute advice. Forum SolvedAdvice Needed: Looking to buy a new build, please review my choices. Forum Solved$1100 New Gaming Build Advice Forum SolvedNew build cooling advice please? i5 / Z97-A / 500R Forum Solvednew build advice Forum SolvedNeed new build advice, come judge me and my part list Forum SolvedLooking for advice for a ~$1500 new gaming pc build Forum SolvedAdvice on new gaming build Forum SolvedNew PC Build, need advice. Forum SolvedCurrently planning out a new build, any advice is appreciated Forum Solvednew build need advice Forum SolvedBuild advice appreciated (I'm new to all this) Forum SolvedNew PC Build - Need Help/Advice Forum SolvedPlease give me advice on a new build? Forum SolvedNew PC Build... Advice please Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !