PC build, advice please Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: July 1, 2011 11:02 PM in Systems Share huggles12 July 1, 2011 10:06:01 AM I asked the this question about a week ago, but this is for a friend now. Here is what I'm looking at. This a bit of casual video editing and general PC use. Will game a tiny bit as well. It'll also be for programming as well. I'm not to sure about the video card though any suggestions? I don't really want to spend to much more on it. Do I need another DVD drive? No bottlenecks? I live in NZ so I'm buying from those sites by the way. Just any parts missing, all compatible etc. Any help would be great thanks. GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 INTEL Z68 DDR3 USB3+SATA3 RAID SLI+ CROSSFIRE LGA1155 PCI-E http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentvie... INTEL CORE I5 2500K SANDY BRIDGE 3.30GHZ 6MB 95W LGA1155 http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentvie... KINGSTON HYPERX 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3-1600 KIT CL9 http://www.elive.co.nz/kingston-hyper-x-8gb-1600mhz-sy3... Antec One Hundred Black Gaming Case, No PSU http://www.elive.co.nz/antec-one-hundred-black-case-ac1... Antec 650W EarthWatts ATX Power Supply http://www.elive.co.nz/antec-650w-earthwatts-powersuppl... EVGA NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX550 TI FPB 1GB GDDR5 PCI-E http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentvie... WESTERN DIGITAL CAVIAR BLUE 1TB WD10EALX 32MB CACHE SATA3 http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentvie... Asus DRW-24B3LT Lightscribe SATA 24xDVDRW Black http://www.elive.co.nz/asus-drw-24b3lt-lightscribe-dvdr... COOLERMASTER HYPER 212 PLUS CPU COOLER http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentvie... D-Link DWA-525 Wireless N 150 PCI Adapter http://www.elive.co.nz/dlink-dwa-525-wirless-adapter-sy... More about : build advice huggles12 July 1, 2011 10:14:45 AM Also, what ones better, the Antec Three Hundred or Antec One Hundred. WHich one out of those two should I get. Cheers. m 0 l rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system July 1, 2011 2:10:58 PM Antec 300! Looks good, if there is only casual gaming you could save a little on the GPU and go with HD5670/6670. m 0 l Related resources Gaming PC Build - Advice Please - Forum Gaming PC Noob, Need Build Advice Please - Forum First PC Build Advice Please - Forum First Time PC Build. Advice Please. - Forum Advice on PC Build please - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer chesteracorgi a b B Homebuilt system July 1, 2011 2:25:40 PM You should try to run the iGPU on the 2500K first to see if it is sufficient by itself. That way you will not need to get the GTX 550 at the start. If it is not sufficient then add a discrete GPU afterwards. m 0 l huggles12 July 1, 2011 10:45:02 PM Awesome, thanks guys. Also I'd rather get nvidia card because I hear they are better if you're running a linux distro. So, would something like a GTS450 be a better card? m 0 l rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system July 1, 2011 11:02:44 PM GTS550Ti is a slight upgrade from the GTS450, the 450 is plenty for slight gaming.! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst PC build - Advice please Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build! Would love advice, please! Forum SolvedFirst Ever Gaming PC Build Advice is Needed Please! Forum SolvedFirst PC Build... Revision/Advice Please. Forum SolvedNew pc build advice please?! Forum SolvedFirst PC build Advice/Feedback Please Forum Solved~1300 PC build (reusing ram+hdd), please check and give advice Forum First gaming PC build, opinions and advice please. Forum SolvedPlease could I have some advice on a “home” pc build £600 Forum Gaming PC Build Please Give Advice Forum £550 Budget Gaming PC Build advice please! Forum SolvedFirst Time building a budget Gaming PC [Around $500] Advice needed please! Forum Solved~$2000 gaming pc. 1st build. Advice please! Canada Forum First Custom Gaming PC build advice please! Forum Advice for pc build please! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !