Extreme Gaming Rig ($1200 Budget)
Hey guys just found this forum and love it! I have found lots of great info here and feel ready to get another build on the way. My first build was roughly 5 years ago. Just recentley that same computer finally took the plunge. What I want to do is build from the ground up once again and build another epic gaming machine. After my first build was complete, I kind of dwindled of the tech map. I am not up to par as far as the extreme gaming products available to us. So I ask you guys to make up a computer w/ a $1200 budget. I occasionally play FPS games, but am a MMO (WoW) player at heart. I raid 25mans in a top us guild so FPS drops cannot happen. My monitor i'm using is a Sharp Aquos 32" 1080p HDTV using the TV's Vyper HDMI technology. Any other info you guys need from me I will be willing to assist!!! Thank you so much in advance and cant wait to get this going!
ok heres it goes:
made by cyberpower and comes with a warranty , should do the trick for u
only 99$ more but id say its worth it
If you don't need an o/s (Windows) just subtract it from this build. These 1155 P67 boards are due to be on the shelves in the next 3-4 weeks. There are some benchmarks / reviews of these Sandy Bridge cpu's down towards the bottom of this post.
This build is set up to add another one of those factory o/c gtx 560's in SLI if you so choose. This includes Windows 7, after market h/s, etc...
http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-RC-922M-KKN1-GP-Tower-Black/dp/B0026FCI2U/ref=sr_1_5?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1298617650&sr=1-5 $103.98 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master RC-922M-KKN1-GP HAF 922M ATX Mid Tower Case (Black)
http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Truepower-TP-750-BLUE-Management/dp/B001RTPMM4/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1298395469&sr=1-1 $89.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Antec Truepower 23754 TP-750 BLUE LED 750-Watt PSU NVIDIA SLI Certified 80 Plus Bronze Advanced Hybrid Cable Management Power Supply
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P67%20Extreme4 $152.99 @ newegg
ASRock P67 Extreme4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.593413 Combo Price: $251.98
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel ...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231416 $99.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR
http://www.amazon.com/Lite--LightScribe-Layer-Drive-IHAS424-98/dp/B002SIMPXM/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1298659856&sr=1-1 $24.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping
Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98 - Retail (Black)
GIGABYTE GV-N560OC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.591429 Combo Price: $159.98 FREE SHIPPING
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
Total: $1,128.89 *not including shipping, rebates, etc...
***Reviews/benchmarks of that cpu (2500K)Start with the first link and work your way down.
http://www.asrock.com/news/events/201102ex/warranty.html <----- Look for the B3 Stepping Chipset Logo/Sticker on the new boards
http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000116#axzz1EqpvWFEN <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios
http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1098/pg2/asrock-extreme4-p67-and-fatal1ty-professional-p67-vs-x58-with-core-i7-950-review-asrock-p67-extreme4.html <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4080/welcome-to-sandy-bridge-with-the-asrock-p67-extreme4 <--- Review before the latest bios...and it still stomped the Asus and Gigabyte boards