Solved Gaming build $700ish Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 9, 2011 2:52 PM in Systems Share shiny object March 9, 2011 5:29:51 AM Approximate Purchase Date: 5-10days Budget Range: ~700USD System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, looking pretty Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Don't care. I'll link newegg, might buy from Amazon for prime FS. Country of Origin: U.S. Parts Preferences: AMD CPU, Nvidia VC Overclocking: Sure SLI or Crossfire: Nahhhh Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Building my first computer. I want it to play games good and look pretty. ------------------------------------ This is what I'm looking to get. Anything dumb? Anything that could be better? Any reason I shouldn't buy certain stuff from Amazon? Thanks. CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T MB: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD GPU: EVGA 02G-P3-1386-KR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 2GB RAM: 4 GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 SDRAM PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB CASE: NZXT Lexa S OD: ASUS CD/DVD OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit More about : gaming build 700ish Martin9630 March 9, 2011 5:36:54 AM Hi there, I reckon that's a good build, you could cut down to a 1055t if you want an Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB 3.0. Best solution Anonymous March 9, 2011 6:17:33 AM Instead Of WD 640GB get WD Blue 500 GB This will save you 30$' Invest that 30$ on a better GPU Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256$ AR Its a beast and will beat the GTX 460 heads down Related resources First Build - Help me get started? [$ 700ish ] - Forum Quick and Dirty $ 700ish Gaming Build - Forum $ 700-ish Gaming PC Build - Forum 700$~ish gaming build - Forum $ 700ish Gaming Rig - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer batuchka March 9, 2011 8:39:58 AM No render/encode/video edit: 955BE and go for jugular i.e HD 6950 2GB with view to CF $710AR shiny object March 9, 2011 2:49:09 PM Best answer selected by shiny object. shiny object March 9, 2011 2:52:56 PM These suggestions are awesome. Thanks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help!! $ 700ish build recommendations ForumFirst build ever (~ 700ish ), would really appreciate opinions! ForumNew build ( 700$-ish ) ForumBudget Gaming PC - $ 700ish Incl Windows ForumFirst time build £ 700ish ForumAdvice on $ 700-ish Gaming PC ForumMy 700ish trader build ForumBuild Advice on $ 700ish PC ForumNew gaming PC. Thoughts? ForumMy first build. ~900 ForumFirst Time Builder, Sandy Bridge Gaming Rig ForumHelp With a System Build ForumFirst time build - strange problems ForumSandybridge Build : Buy now vs. Buy later? ForumNew Media Player build for Customer is it good? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !