How does this look so far? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 26, 2011 4:38 PM in Systems Share COLDOG June 26, 2011 9:36:46 AM Hey guys, will be attempting my first time gaming build. I've got it down to this so far and looking for feedback/suggestions and any changes I could make. CASE: Corsair Special Edition Graphite Series 600T MOBO:Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3B3 Motherboard CPU:Intel Core i5 2500 Quad Core (3.30GHz - 3.70GHz Turbo, 850-1100MHz GPU) - LGA1155, 1333MHz, 5.0 GT/s DMI, 6MB Cache, 32nm, 95W GPU:EVGA GeForce GTX570 - 1280MB GDDR5 - (732MHz, 3800MHz) RAM:Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3 RAM - 9-9-9-24 - XMS3 Series PSU:Corsair 750W HX-750 - ATX 12V v2.3, EPS 12V v2.91, 140mm Fan, Modular Cables, 80 PLUS Silver Certified DVD:Samsung SH-222A DVD Writer Drive - SATA, OEM HDD:Samsung 1000GB (1TB) 7200rpm Serial ATA-II-300 HDD w. 32MB Cache (HD103SJ) Spinpoint F3 All parts from www.techbuy.com.au at $1500 More about : question bigbang June 26, 2011 10:12:15 AM i recommend an sli or crossfire setup as you already got a 750w psu itll be an easy conversion. z68 boards also have seem to perform better and have more functionality if u decide to upgrade to a ssd in the future. Motopsychojdn June 26, 2011 10:14:01 AM You could take the chip to a 2500k in case you ever want to overclock, maybe an ssd if they're affordable down there yet for boot duty, but otherwise not a bad build mate Moto Related resources Approx. $1450 build - how does it look so far ? - Forum How does this look so far - Forum How 's this look so far ? Water Cooling Help Needed - Forum How far does 2gb data go? - Forum New $1000 Gaming PC, How does it look ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ubercake June 26, 2011 10:15:21 AM Everything looks great. I am personally partial to Western Digital hard drives so I recommend a black edition in place of the Samsung. The other thing I'd suggest is an SLI motherboard for future upgrades: http://www.techbuy.com.au/p/168639/MOTHERBOARD_INTEL_SO... It's a bit more, though I think it will be worth the money when you could just slap in another 570 when necessary. COLDOG June 26, 2011 10:44:18 AM I probably won't be overlocking or going with Crossfire/SLI. If do it though, it won't be sooner than later, but thanks I'll consider going with that motherboard even if I don't make use of that. Motopsychojdn June 26, 2011 10:58:54 AM Its better to have the option and not need it than need it and not have it, kinda like swords hehe Moto COLDOG June 26, 2011 11:11:57 AM Too true, lol. No worries though, just might need to save up a little longer. bigbang June 26, 2011 4:38:58 PM i would get a sli board with a cheaper graphics, then in 2 years maybe il lget a second and sli them up Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow does this build look ? ForumHow does this pc look ? ForumSo how does this sound so far . ForumFirst Post! How does this build look ? Forum$1000 Build, how does it look ? ForumHow does this hardware look ? ForumHow does this system look ? ForumHow does this look ? ForumFirst time PC build - How does it look , what else do I need ForumHow does this new build look ? (Purchasing ASAP) ForumNew Sub $700 build ForumHow Does this look, Parts upgrade, Need suggestions ForumHow does this gaming computer build look? ForumHow Does This First Time Build Look? ForumHow does this gaming build look to you? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !