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 $5 more anyways): http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... this hdd is just as good if not better: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682... great build Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Advice needed: ~$ 1000 gaming build Forum New Build Gaming PC Advice (Budget £ 1000 ) Forum [ Re-build ] Advice on mid-range gaming rig (first time builder) Forum Advice for New Gaming PC Build - Budget $ 1000 -$1500 Forum $ 1000 gaming build advice Forum How to ask for build advice Forum Need advice on a first time build $ 1000 gaming rig Forum New Gaming PC ~$ 1000 , need SSD/PSU Advice Forum $ 1000 New Gaming Build - Advice needed Forum First PC Build ($ 1000 Gaming /Everything Else PC) - Need advice Forum Need advice on $ 1000 gaming build Forum Need Advice On Gaming Rig ($ 1000 -$1150) Forum 1000 -1500$ budget gaming pc advice , first build Forum $ 1000 -$1300 Gaming Build Advice Needed Forum Windows won't boot after Motherboard/CPU/RAM change Forum Please help me finalize my first build. Forum Friends $600 gaming PC budget Forum Gaming build for £500 Forum First gaming Build Forum Advice on a New Build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !