$1000 Daily Use & Gaming PC (first build) Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 13, 2011 12:39 AM in Systems Share Dave39L June 13, 2011 12:20:49 AM Approximate Purchase Date: Between June 20 and June 30 Budget Range: $1000 or less before rebates is preferred, $1050 maximum. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Movies, internet browsing, gaming, music (listening). Parts Not Required: No peripherals required. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: tigerdirect.ca or newegg.ca Country of Origin: Canada Parts Preferences: For the CPU I'm set on either Intel's i5 2500k or i7 2600k, would like to get an ASUS motherboard, GPU needs a HDMI output. Overclocking: Yes, after I learn how to properly overclock. SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 40" 1080p Additional Comments: I'm looking to build a PC that will last several years and only require minor upgrades during its lifespan. Based on my very little knowledge of computer hardware I've put together the following uneducated build. Comment on it, tweak it, and/or provide a completely different solution. Thanks for the input. Processor: Intel Core i5-2500k - $229.97 Motherboard: ASUS P8P67 LE B3 Intel P67 Motherboard - $139.97 RAM: Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR3 1333MHz - $68.99 Graphics Card: Gigabyte GV-N460OC2-1GI GeForce GTX 460 - $224.99 Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 Hard Drive 1TB - $68.99 Case: Azza Solano 1000 Full Tower ATX Gaming Case - $137.99 Power Supply: Cooler Master Silent Pro M 700W 80+ Bronze Modular - $114.99 DVD Burner: Samsung SH-222AB/BEBE Internal DVD Writer OEM - $24.97 Total Cost - $1009 More about : 1000 daily gaming build Bronos June 13, 2011 12:39:02 AM if your using it for gaming I'd recommend getting a cheaper case like HAF 912 and get a better graphics card like the GTX 560 Ti, 6950, or even GTX 570. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources PC to build for daily general use including GAMING.... Forum Gaming/Daily Use PC build ideas? Forum SolvedHow is this gaming, video editing, programming, and just daily use PC. Forum Solved[£500-£600] Final critique on gaming and daily use build Forum SolvedReview please: First-time build. $1000 gaming + general use Forum SolvedBuilding My First PC and Could Use Some Advice and Part Check ($1000-$1300) Forum SolvedFirst Build for Gaming PC under $1000 Forum Solved$400 daily use/minimal gaming build. Forum SolvedSony Bravia KLV-32R407A for PC Gaming/Movies/Daily Uses Forum Solved~1000$ Gaming PC (First Time Building a PC) Forum Solved$900-1000 HTPC/General Use PC--First Time Build Forum Solved$1000 First PC Gaming Build Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build (Canada) - $1,000 Budget - Any Help? Forum SolvedBuilding my first gaming pc For under £600/$1000 Forum SolvedFirst PC Build: 1000 Dollar Gaming Rig Forum Solved$1000 Gaming PC, AMD or Intel/Nvidia Need Help First Build Forum SolvedFirst time gaming PC build between $800 & $1000 Forum SolvedMy first pc gaming build: £1000-£1500 Forum SolvedFirst time Gaming PC Build - Under $1000 Forum SolvedFirst build, first time pc gaming attempt, $1000 gaming/streaming computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !