Advice re: gaming build ~$1000 Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 20, 2011 8:41 PM in Systems Share dmacan June 20, 2011 7:56:48 PM Hello, I've been meaning to build my first system for while now. I finally have the funds and time. Here are my thoughts on components. Please critique where its needed. Keep in mind its the Canadian newegg site and CND$. Cheers! Many thanks! CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1681... Mobo: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1681... GPU: MSI Radeon HD 6950 R6950 Twin Frozr II OC Video Card http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1681... Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1682... Power: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1681... Optical: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1682... HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1682... Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Computer Case http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E1681... More about : advice gaming build 1000 genghiskron June 20, 2011 8:41:39 PM get the newer version of that psu in 750w so you have the option of adding another 6950 later (only $5 more anyways): http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... this hdd is just as good if not better: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... great build Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFinal 1000$ Gaming (SC2) Build. Compatability Re-Check Forum Solved$1,000 - $1,200 Gaming PC build advice Forum SolvedNeed advice for a gaming build $1000 Forum Solved~1000$ Gaming PC build - need advice and opinions Forum SolvedMy Finished a little over $1000 gaming build. Help and Advice needed Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build Advice Please - $1000-$1500 Forum SolvedFirst Intel gaming build, advice? (Aus) $1000 - $1200 Forum SolvedNeed advice! I have $1000 to build a gaming rig and around $200 for the display Forum SolvedNew Build Advice - Gaming/Streaming/Editing (£1000-£1250 Budget) Forum SolvedFirst-time Gaming Build - $1000 budget - looking for advice Forum SolvedLooking to build a $1000-$1500 gaming PC/advice Forum SolvedBuilding 1000$ Gaming PC Advice/Help Forum Solved$1000-$1100 budget gaming build advice Forum Solved$1000 Gaming Build. Need advice on parts, buying ASAP. Forum $1000ish game build for someone who doesn't know what they're doing... Forum SolvedBuilding the "best" price/performance €1000 gaming rig! need advice! Forum SolvedWould appreciate advice on my 1000$(US) gaming build? Forum SolvedNeed some Advice on a Gaming PC Build for $1,000, +- $300. Forum Solved<1000$ gaming build. ADVICE PLEASE! Forum SolvedNeed advice on gaming PC build $1000-$1200 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !