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Gaming Rig ~1000 dollar build advice

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April 3, 2011 9:00:21 PM

This is going to be my first build. I need some advice on these components.
Is everything i chose compatible? Is there better priced, better performing products to choose?
Will i need any cables, cords, anything possible to put the machine together?

Optical Drive $20- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case $79.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Data Disk $69.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Primary Hard Drive $39.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video Card $174.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power Supply $79.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Memory $99.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard $164.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Processor $299.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Operating System $179.99- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

This computer will be ordered Monday 4/4 or Tuesday 4/5, so fast response would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for all the Help!
April 4, 2011 12:30:17 AM

This build includes amazon, newegg, and superbiiz...but when your on a tight budget you want your $$$$ worth right ?

This build allows you to add another one of those factory over clocked gtx 560's later on for SLI.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $59.99 FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001RTPMM4/ref=ord_car... $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.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-P67X4B3&tit... $153.99
ASRock P67 EXTREME4 B3 LGA1155/ Intel P67 B3/ DDR3/ Quad SLI & Quad CrossFireX/ SATA3&USB3.0/ A&GbE/ ATX Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $224.99 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

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $49.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $234.99
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.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=HD-HD103SJ&tit... $59.99 Free Shipping
Samsung SpinPoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB SATA2 7200rpm 32MB Hard Drive

http://www.amazon.com/Lite--LightScribe-Layer-Drive-IHA... $22.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98 - Retail (Black)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $99.99 FREE SHIPPING
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

Total: $996.91 *not including shipping, rebates, etc...

*** When you get some extra money, I suggest getting this cpu cooler down below

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=ox_sc_a... $28.43 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler, RR-B10-212P-G1


http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/article/1000116#axzz1... <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios update

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1098/pg2/asrock-e... <---Review on that Asrock motherboard after the latest bios update

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4080/welcome-to-sandy-bri... <--- Review before the latest bios...and it still smoked the Asus and Gigabyte boards in it's class

http://www.asrock.com/news/events/201102ex/warranty.htm... <----- Asrock two year warranty

http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P67%20Extre... <--- ASRock P67 Extreme4
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