Solved Gaming build $700ish Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 9, 2011 2:52 PM in Systems Share shiny object March 9, 2011 5:29:51 AM Approximate Purchase Date: 5-10days Budget Range: ~700USD System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, looking pretty Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Don't care. I'll link newegg, might buy from Amazon for prime FS. Country of Origin: U.S. Parts Preferences: AMD CPU, Nvidia VC Overclocking: Sure SLI or Crossfire: Nahhhh Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Building my first computer. I want it to play games good and look pretty. ------------------------------------ This is what I'm looking to get. Anything dumb? Anything that could be better? Any reason I shouldn't buy certain stuff from Amazon? Thanks. CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T MB: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD GPU: EVGA 02G-P3-1386-KR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 2GB RAM: 4 GB Corsair XMS3 DDR3 SDRAM PSU: CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W HD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB CASE: NZXT Lexa S OD: ASUS CD/DVD OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit More about : gaming build 700ish Martin9630 March 9, 2011 5:36:54 AM Hi there, I reckon that's a good build, you could cut down to a 1055t if you want an Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB 3.0. m 0 l Best solution Anonymous March 9, 2011 6:17:33 AM Instead Of WD 640GB get WD Blue 500 GB This will save you 30$' 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 Share 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 m 0 l shiny object March 9, 2011 2:49:09 PM Best answer selected by shiny object. m 0 l shiny object March 9, 2011 2:52:56 PM These suggestions are awesome. Thanks. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !