New gaming rig ($1300) Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: June 19, 2011 1:36 AM in Systems Share mixmastertravis June 18, 2011 9:56:27 PM looking to build a brand new gaming rig for $1300 or less this includes everything case, graphics card, motherboard, ram, dvd/cd drive, monitor, and PSU. (minus cooling) looking for: intel, Nvidia, and cross fire. (if possible.) if you have anything to help me please leave me a message. sorry im new :$ thanks, Travis More about : gaming rig 1300 genghiskron June 18, 2011 10:57:04 PM hopefully this will get you started. its an i5-2500k build with dual hd6950s. newegg cart (combos linked) Sony Optiarc CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model AD-7260S-0B - OEM Item #: N82E16827118039 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy Protect Your Investment (expand for options) $19.99 COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Item #: N82E16811119197 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$10.00 Instant $10.00 Mail-in Rebate $109.98 $99.98 HIS H695FN2G2M Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity Item #: N82E16814161368 Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$10.00 Instant $20.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $519.98 $499.98 ($249.99 each) G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL Item #: N82E16820231428 Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy $82.99 CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power ... Item #: N82E16817139021 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #: N82E16822152185 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$35.00 Instant -$15.00 Combo http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $204.98 $154.98 Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K Item #: N82E16819115072 Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy Protect Your Investment (expand for options) GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3P LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Item #: N82E16813128506 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy Protect Your Investment (expand for options) -$30.00 Combo http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $409.98 $379.98 Subtotal: $1,237.90 Shipping: $13.17 Grand Total: $1,251.07 mdd1963 June 18, 2011 11:18:29 PM +1! 2500k/Z68, twin 6950s would be a fairly formidable gaming rig indeed.... In my opinion, about the most well thought out gaming performance one could possibly achieve on $1200 or so.... Related resources Looking for a New gaming rig 1300 $ CAD - Forum HELP.....Looking for a new gaming rig under 1300 .00 us - Forum $ 1300 Gaming Rig , new plan, Critique my part selection - Forum New gaming rig USD1250~ 1300 - Forum New Gaming rig for around $ 1300 . Suggestions? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mixmastertravis June 19, 2011 12:10:04 AM mdd1963 said:+1! 2500k/Z68, twin 6950s would be a fairly formidable gaming rig indeed.... In my opinion, about the most well thought out gaming performance one could possibly achieve on $1200 or so.... it very well is! but will it work with the i5 and the motherboard? because it says the chipset for the 6950s is for AMD, so is this compatible with the i5? genghiskron June 19, 2011 1:36:38 AM this wont be an issue. there is no problem running amd cards on an i5-2500k system. im doing it right now. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to ask for build advice Forum How to ask for build advice Forum Gaming Rig $ 1300 Forum Need help on new gaming rig , budget $1000-$ 1300 Forum New gaming rig $ 1300 Forum First Time Build - Gaming Rig $ 1,300 Forum $ 1300 -1400 Gaming Rig ( New Comer) Forum Please rate my £ 1300 Gaming Rig (and offer improvements if possible) Forum $1000- 1300 Gaming Rig . Need some parts advice Forum Is this gaming PC okay? Forum [Solved] $1000 gaming rig Forum Gaming Laptop Forum Building a new gaming machine Forum New build, 1st time, gaming < $1300 Forum New gaming build for around $1300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !