New build, SB i5 2500k Tags: New Build Intel i5 Systems Product Last response: January 10, 2011 9:06 AM in Systems Share mcbane January 9, 2011 10:19:43 PM ok, after many views of post and questions answerd I think I have down what I want/need, am looking for any input, specially on RAM as I am not good at telling what is what... parts so far: Coolmaster HAF 932 asus p8p67 pro i5 2500k GTX 570SC-EVGA XFX Black Edition XPS-850W-BES 850W OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE120G 2.5" 120GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) OCZ Platinum 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P1600C6LV4GK win 7 home 64 currently I have a ODD to reuse and 2 250 WD HDDs for data...any input or ideas would be appreciated... More about : build 2500k gkay09 January 10, 2011 4:45:18 AM ^ Nice selection of parts, but not too comfortable suggesting OCZ RAM as previously I have seen many people complaining about stability issues with them, but not sure how they are now... though for that price they have very good specs, so its upto you,... Take a look at this RAM, if you are into overclocking,... Crucial CT2KIT25664BA1339 4GB 2GBx2 http://www.amazon.com/Crucial-CT2KIT25664BA1339-240-pin... For $42, I doubt there are any other RAM kits that offer such good overclocking performance than this one for the price,... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ddr3-4gb-p55,2462-7... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/dual-channel-ram-dd... m 0 l mcbane January 10, 2011 8:45:50 AM thanks for the input.... and is 4gig enough for gaming? or would 6 or 8 be better on win 7? m 0 l Related resources Deciding between i5 2500K SB and X4 955 BE build - Forum Motherboard for i5 2500K SB Build - Forum [new build] building a new pc with I5 2500k - Forum I5 2500k New build suggestions - Forum New SFF Build with Silverstone SG07 , Intel i5 2500k - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous January 10, 2011 9:03:13 AM 4Gb is more than enough for Gaming. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ram-memory-upgrade,... m 0 l gkay09 January 10, 2011 9:06:43 AM 4GB would suffice for gaming,... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew i5 2500k build < $750 Forum New Build i5 2500k budget $500 From India Forum SB i5 2500k, Asus P8P67 issue, Corsair 4gb Forum Starting a New build. Looking for some pointer. i5 2500k, gtx 570 Forum Help with new build!!! i5 2500k $1500 or under Forum I5 2500k, compatibility and performance of new build, please comment Forum Is it a good idea to upgrade from q9550 to SB i5 2500k? Forum New i5 2500k build ( a few questions ) Forum New i5 2500k build ( a few questions ) Forum Please help new build i5 2500k, 560ti, 8gb, 1080p Forum New Build Intel I5 2500k Please advise Forum Need HELP new build i5 2500k eSata booting Vista 64 Forum Asus p8z68 vpro with i5 2500k new build help would be appreciated Forum New i5 2500k build need help!!!! Forum Please Help I-5 2500k New Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !