$1000 First Ever Gaming PC! Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: June 16, 2011 9:21 AM in Systems Share Underlight June 15, 2011 10:32:41 PM Approximate Purchase Date: 1 - 2 Weeks Budget Range: Less than $1000, the cheaper the better System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (SC2, CSS, BF3, Crysis 2, Metro 2033), Home Theater, Music Parts Not Required: PSU: BFG 550W 80% Efficiency, Monitor, Mouse. I'd like a Keyboard for SC2 maybe Mechanical. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Anywhere but I just use one mainly newegg cuz it's the only one I know and amazon and microcenter are the others I know Country of Origin: US Parts Preferences: Nothing, I like it cheap and performance. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Additional Comments: Case should look cool. So here's what I came up with so far: Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/ar/eCk/ **CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler]( http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10... ) | $33.28 @ Amazon **Motherboard** | [MSI P67A-GD55 (B3) ATX LGA1155 Motherboard]( http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-p67agd55b3) | $134.99 @ Newegg **Memory** | [G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory]( http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f312800cl9d4... l | $39.99 @ Newegg **Hard Drive** | [Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive]( http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-internal-hard-driv... ) | $49.99 @ Newegg **Video Card** | [PNY GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Video Card]( http://pcpartpicker.com/part/pny-video-card-vcggtx560tx... ) | $239.98 @ Newegg Actual Price is $199.99 after rebate **Case** | [Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case]( http://pcpartpicker.com/part/antec-case-ninehundred ) | $79.99 @ Newegg **Power Supply** | [Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cmpsu...) | $74.99 @ Newegg **CPU**|[Intel Core i5-2500k]( http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... )| $179.99 **Total**| (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) | $783.98 More about : 1000 gaming Underlight June 15, 2011 10:33:26 PM The price is different from the PC PArt Picker Total as it doesn't include some discounts. I have taken account of them. m 0 l mjmjpfaff June 15, 2011 11:32:28 PM motherboard- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... you need a bigger psu to sli. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Zero_ June 16, 2011 9:21:52 AM My recommended $1000 build (with OS, $900 without). http://gamingrig.blogspot.com/2011/06/1000-gaming-pc-ju... Comments: You say you don't require a PSU but list one in your part list. Go for the Corsair. You can find a cheaper motherboard (check above link). You will be fine with 4GB. Your case is also fine. It comes down to preference. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First ever gaming PC, in need of guidance! (£1000 budget) Forum First ever PC build (gaming - ~£1,000 to £1,500 budget) Forum £1000 home/gaming pc first ever build Forum First build ever ($1000 Mid-High Gaming PC) Forum SolvedMy 1000$ gaming rig. (first computer build ever) Forum SolvedFirst PC build ever, Under/ bit over $1000. Feedback please Forum Solved[First Gaming PC Ever] Is this a Good Build? Forum SolvedCheck my build: Gaming PC. First ever build. Forum SolvedFirst ever build - budget gaming PC! thoughts/opinions? Forum SolvedFirst Ever Build Gaming PC running on 40 inch 1080p TV Forum SolvedFirst ever gaming pc build Forum SolvedMy first ever Gaming pc build Forum My first build ever, here's what I've picked out ~ $1000 gaming rig. Forum SolvedFirst Ever Build Gaming PC Forum SolvedFirst Ever Gaming PC Build Advice is Needed Please! Forum SolvedFirst ever gaming pc build 700 euros, any thoughts? Forum First Ever System Build: Budget Gaming PC, Suggestions?? Forum SolvedFirst ever gaming PC. Need help! Forum I'm buying the parts for my first ever gaming PC tomorrow. Any final thoughts on ANYTHING before I commit to buy? Forum SolvedAdvice on first ever build gaming PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !