$1000 Gaming PC (will this work?) Tags: New Build Systems Last response: March 17, 2011 4:06 PM in Systems Share jtimb March 17, 2011 2:59:30 PM Hello guys, I'm going to build a new PC on a budget of $1000. I've chosen the parts already and I want to know if this will work out. I'll buy this components at CanadaComputers. Case - Cooler Master HAF 922 Mid Tower ATX Case - $89.99 CPU - Intel Core i5 760 Quad-Core Socket LGA1156, 2.8Ghz, 8MB L3 Cache, 45nm - $219.99 Motherboard - Asus P7P55D-E LX Socket 1156 Intel P55 Chipset Dual-Channel DDR3 - $129.88 Memory - Kingston HyperX 4GB (2x2GB) 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 DIMM (Kit of 2) - $62.99 GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB 1024MB GDDR5 - $254.99 PSU - Corsair TX Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX 12V 52A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan - $99.99 HDD - Western Digital Caviar Black (WD5002AALX) 500GB SATA3 7200RPM 32M Cache - $54.99 Optical Drive - I have an extra here from a previous PC. Total = $912.82 All prices are from CanadaComputers. All these parts will be bought at CanadaComputers or Tigerdirect (whichever is cheaper). I'm open to suggestions as long as it is within the budget. If you have a better set up in mind and within my budget, please let me know. Thank you, jtimb More about : 1000 gaming work ianivy March 17, 2011 3:47:49 PM I think you should go. . . i5-2500k cpu GTX 570 video MSI p67-GD65 (B3) mobo G. SKill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) ---------------------------------------------- $859.96. Plus the PSU and case; and that hdd is fine. Maybe an extra $150 (still under $1000, I think) Why_Me March 17, 2011 4:06:58 PM http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/191?vs=288 <----- 760 vs 2500K http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6... $89.99 Cooler Master HAF 922 Mid Tower ATX Case (RC-922M-KKN1-GP) http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=3... $79.99 Discount -$10.00 Mail-in Rebate -$20.00 Sale Price $49.99 Antec HCG-520 High Current Gamer 520W Continuous Power Supply http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2... $139.99 ASRock P67 PRO 3 (B3)Socket 1155 Intel P67 Chipset Dual-Channel DDR3 2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066Mhz 7.1 CH HD Audio Gigabit LAN 2x SATAIII 6.0 Gb/s 4xSATAII 3.0Gb/s 2x USB 3.0 6x USB 2.0 ATX http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... $219.99 FREE SHIPPING Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=8... $29.99 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 4 Heat Pipes, Copper Base (RR-B10-212P-GP) for Socket LGA1156/1366/775 & Socket AM3/AM2+/AM2 http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=2... $45.99 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series DDR3 1600MHz (PC3-12800) 4GB (2x2GB) Dual Channel Kit (F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL) http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=1... $59.99 Western Digital Caviar Black (WD6402AAEX) 640GB SATA3 7200RPM 64MB Cache (OEM) http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=4... $254.99 EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB 1024MB GDDR5 (01G-P3-1561-AR) nVidia GeForce GTX 560 Chipset 1GB DDR5 Dual Display DVI-I/Mini-HDMI PCI Express 2.0 Graphics Card Total: $890.92 CAD Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Building work/gaming pc around 1000 $ Forum Building Sub-$ 1000 Gaming PC - Will This Work ? Forum New gaming/work computer around 1000 EUR (~1200 USD) Forum Under $ 1000 gaming and work PC Forum Building a $ 1000 -$1200 gaming /media work PC Forum New gaming/work PC , $800-$ 1000 Forum Gaming /3D Work PC , ~$900- 1000 Forum A good (under $ 1000 ) gaming pc build? Forum [New Build] Gaming and Digital art pc $ 1000 -1500 Forum First Gaming PC under $ 1000 Forum Need Recommendation ($ 1000 Budget) Gaming Pc for Arma 3 Forum $ 1000 gaming PC Forum First Gaming PC Build around $ 1000 Forum First Gaming PC Build Under $ 1000 Forum Review of my ' work/gaming build', ~ $ 1000 (or less) Forum 1st time building, 1000 € Decent Gaming PC Forum Gaming PC Build ~ 1000 $ Forum 1000 -1500 Gaming PC Forum PCI compatibility question Forum PSU for New Gaming Machine Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !