New build, would like opinions

main purpose gaming budget 800 can stretch out though, since all parts are needed.

HDD

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 39.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136770

RAM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 RAM is on the mother board QVL

Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131771
ASUS P8P67 PRO (REV 3.1) LGA 1155


Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115074
Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz

Monitor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001463
SAMSUNG 2333T High Glossy Black 23"

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005
CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V

Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130568
EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112238
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K58W Black

Subtotal: $964.92 opinions please?
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  1. ^ No overclocking ?? SLI ??
  2. its a good start but if you could please fill out the form linked in my signature, so we have all the information necessary to help you properly.
  3. Quote:
    ...since all parts are needed.


    I don't see an optical drive or operating system. What about keyboard, mouse, speakers?

    -Wolf sends
  4. i have them picked out just didnt list them, would like opinions on the main components
  5. gkay09 said:
    ^ No overclocking ?? SLI ??



    no overclocking no SLI anytime soon
  6. First thing that comes to mind when looking at the parts is

    A

    Locked CPU and a P series board. Get the MSI one to shave off some cash and spend it on the 2500k

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130582

    B
    1600MHz memory, 8gb on top of that. Why? You're on a budget, 8gigs are not something you'd need at this pricepoint, except when you're trying to run some serious tasking background applications which is very doubtful. The difference in performance between the 1333 and 1600 makes the extra cash on ram not worth it.

    So, pick some 4gb 1333 kit instead

    Out the top of my head, that's pretty much a good idea for part modification on the build, not counting the horrible caviar blue main drive option and the somehow outdated 460 GTX
  7. ^ Some suggestions
    CPU + Mobo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.717579

    PSU - Check these
    If SLI, then this,...
    10% off with promo code PCPowerAug, ends 8/22
    Has 7 years warranty,...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703027

    But if SLI is doubtful, then these,... Actually even these can handle the SLI but dont have the required power connectors,...
    $15 off w/ promo code EMCKBJD39, ends 8/22
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371044
    10% off with promo code PCPowerAug, ends 8/22
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703026

    Video card - If SLI is doubtful, then why not get this one with the money saved on the mobo+ CPU combo?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130604

    Monitor - Get one with faster response time,.... 8 ms might lead to ghosting when playing race games/ playing videos
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009255

    HDD -
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
  8. Still searching for components but for monitor don't buy anything less than that

    ASUS ML239H Black 23" 5ms IPS Panel Full HD HDMI LED BackLight LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1 (3,000:1)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236122

    IPS-Panel, fast response time and low price for an ips panel monitor!
  9. enorix said:
    First thing that comes to mind when looking at the parts is

    A

    Locked CPU and a P series board. Get the MSI one to shave off some cash and spend it on the 2500k

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130582

    B
    1600MHz memory, 8gb on top of that. Why? You're on a budget, 8gigs are not something you'd need at this pricepoint, except when you're trying to run some serious tasking background applications which is very doubtful. The difference in performance between the 1333 and 1600 makes the extra cash on ram not worth it.

    So, pick some 4gb 1333 kit instead

    Out the top of my head, that's pretty much a good idea for part modification on the build, not counting the horrible caviar blue main drive option and the somehow outdated 460 GTX


    already dropped it down to 4 gigs of ram rofl @ the hdd comment just trying to save
  10. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236112
    SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341022
    OCZ Fatal1ty 550W Modular Power Supply

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231274
    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.660241
    Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor & Mobo combo


    http://i52.tinypic.com/34xgm60.jpg

    ^screen of the cart

    Alternative build if you'd like to check

    edit: disregard the HDD, I didn't notice the interface
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