Solved Need some advice building gaming pc [Budget $750] Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: July 25, 2011 8:22 AM in Systems Share magician0091 July 24, 2011 10:52:11 AM This is my first build and I really want some advices to improve it & would like to keep it under $750. Main Usage: Gaming & simple applications (e.g. Microsoft Words/Open Office) Country of Origin: U.S.A. Plans for Purchase: Within a week. Parts Bought: None Parts That I Already Have: OS system, cd drive, monitor, mouse, & keyboard. Sources Preferred: Newegg, Tigerdirect, or any other cheap & reliable sites. Overclocking: Likely CPU: Intel i5-2500K Sandy Bridge = $220 CPU Fan: The one that comes along with the cpu box. But will I need a stronger one for overclocking ?~? Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 = $130 HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" = $60 VGA: EVGA 01G-P3-1366-TR GeForce GTX 460 SE (Fermi) = $160 RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 = $37 Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case= $50 PSU: Antec NEO ECO 620C = $70 Total = $727 Thanks in advance More about : advice building gaming budget 750 Best solution rolli59 a b 4 Gaming July 24, 2011 11:37:34 AM If you can deal with MIR and save a little bit on this Antec http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The GTX460 SE is handily beaten performance wise by the GTX460 1 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... magician0091 July 24, 2011 11:41:21 AM XD, thanks for the quick response. Really appreciate it. Related resources Building a $ 750 gaming PC need parts advice - Forum Need Advice for a Budget Gaming PC ~$650- 750 - Forum $ 750 budget gaming pc advice - Forum Need Advice Building an $800 Budget Gaming PC - Forum Need advice on building first gaming pc budget around $1500 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer magician0091 July 24, 2011 3:59:24 PM Is Radeon HD 6850 a better graphic card than the GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi)? Was wondering if it would be better to use Radeon than GeForce for this build. magician0091 July 24, 2011 11:40:54 PM Best answer selected by magician0091. rolli59 a b 4 Gaming July 25, 2011 8:22:15 AM HD6850 is similar in performance to the GTX460 1GB http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_560_Twin_Fro... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed help building a Gaming PC , Budget : 750 -900 Euro ForumBuilding new $ 750 gaming PC - advice needed ForumBuilding a Gaming PC (Around $1500 budget ) - Need some advice ! ForumNeed Advice on Building Gaming PC - Budget $2K ForumBuilding a Gaming PC - $1,600 Budget - Need Advice ForumNew i5/ 750 budget gaming pc advice needed ForumNeed an advice for gaming rig ($ 750 build ) ForumNeed help building a budget gaming pc ForumBuilding an $1000 Dollar gaming PC ForumGaming System for WOW under $1000 ForumPerformance gaming build Forum[Solved] [First time] Custom Built Gaming PC ForumNew Gaming computer ForumAdvice on what parts to use (best bang for the buck) Forum[Solved] First gaming build - Looking for feedback before buying. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !