First Time building a gaming pc Tags: Systems Last response: July 10, 2011 7:06 PM in Systems Share mohamed_fatah July 10, 2011 12:54:04 PM Hi i have never built a pc before and its going to be my first time. i have decided that i am going to buy the components off "www.ebuyer.com" I basically want to create a computer which is for gaming however not hardcore.. for example playing games like battlfield 3 which is soon to be released in max detail. Can you please advice me with what components to get as i am a 'noob' and have no knowledge about computer parts, however i am capable of putting the components together . thanks. Approximate Purchase Date: Couple of months Budget Range: £600-800 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, HD Movies, surfing web Parts Not Required: speakers, keyboard, mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.ebuyer.com Country of Origin: united kingdom (london) Parts Preferences: no knowledge on brands Overclocking: no SLI or Crossfire: no clue what either means Monitor Resolution: Full HD Additional Comments: i would prefer a quite pc and also a pc that does not take a lot of electricity. More about : time building gaming rvilkman July 10, 2011 3:01:19 PM CPU: i5 2400 £151.52 MB:Asus P8H67 Pro £85.85 Memory:Kingston 2x2GB 1.5V CAS9 1333Mhz £35.31 GPU: HIS HD 6950 IceQ Turbo 2GB £204.72 HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB £42.00 DVD: Lite-On 24x DVD+/-RW £14.49 Case: Antec 300 £49.88 Case fans: Antec 120mm TrueQuiet £7.77 x 2 PSU: Corsair TX650 V2 £68.90 Monitor: LG E2260V-PN Full HD WLED LCD 21.5" £124.75 Total: £792.94 ( £809.49 shipped or £792.94 with 5 working day shipping) Basically it will let you game at 1920x1080 with everything turned on pretty much. mohamed_fatah July 10, 2011 3:10:16 PM thanks mate i was also wondering if i could use this case with all the components you suggested above http://www.ebuyer.com/product/164961 Related resources First time building gaming pc - Forum Building a gaming PC for the first time . $1500-2000 budget - Forum Building a gaming pc for the first time for around $2000 - need help - Forum Building first time gaming PC . - Forum First Time Building Gaming PC /Budget $1000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rvilkman July 10, 2011 4:09:40 PM You can yes, so you can drop the antec 300 and the 2 extra fans and use that case instead. mohamed_fatah July 10, 2011 6:41:57 PM would i be able to play crysis 2 in max detail? rvilkman July 10, 2011 7:06:47 PM To be honest, no idea. I'm sure someone who has a 6950 and likes crysis 2 can tell us. It most certainly is playable. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding Gaming PC ( First time ) ForumBuilding Gaming PC - First Time ForumFirst time building a Gaming PC ForumFirst time building gaming /editing pc ForumFirst time building gaming PC ForumFirst time building a budget gaming pc around $400-500 ForumFirst time building a PC ( gaming ) ForumFirst time building a gaming PC (£550 - i3 rig) ForumFirst time building a gaming pc ForumFirst time building a gaming PC ! ForumBuilding a Gaming PC for the first time ForumFirst time building a gaming pc need advice ForumFirst time building : Gaming PC , flexible $1100 ForumGaming Build: Budget $2,300 Forum[Solved] First time building a gaming rig would love some advice More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !