My first build Tags: Homebuilt Graphics Cards Build Optical Media Systems Last response: August 19, 2011 3:58 PM in Systems Share wsupden August 19, 2011 12:55:44 PM Hi, as this is my first build i just wanted to know if everything is ok with my build. Case and psu: http://www.ebuyer.com/250952-coolermaster-centurion-5-i... Motherboard: http://www.ebuyer.com/206152-asus-m4a87td-usb3-870-sock... Graphics card: http://www.ebuyer.com/264825-his-hd-5770-iceq-5-turbo-e... Hard drive: http://www.ebuyer.com/173804-samsung-hd103sj-spinpoint-... Ram: http://www.ebuyer.com/240498-g-skill-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-133... Cpu: http://www.ebuyer.com/190673-amd-phenom-ii-x4-955-black... Optical drive: http://www.ebuyer.com/190838-liteon-ihas224-24x-dvd-rw-... Thanks in advance. More about : build sarinaide a b B Homebuilt system August 19, 2011 3:58:25 PM If you haven't bought the products yet consider getting intel over AMD for functionality and performance benefits. CPU: I5 2500K, I5 2400, I3 2100 (yes it is better than the AMD quad core you chose in gaming.) MOBO: Look at P67 or Z68 chipsets, the best benchmark would be the ASUS P8P67 Pro. GPU: Look at the GTX 560/560 TI if possible. If you are only going to run a Single GPU setup with the GTX 560 and I5 2500k you could get away with a Coolermaster GX 550 PSU, it is a 82% efficiency rating with 44A on the +12v rail. For a HDD if you don't really use close to 1TB, don't buy a TB just because. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to build my first gaming PC Forum SolvedGood first build? Forum SolvedFirst Computer Build Forum SolvedFirst pc build help please Forum SolvedFirst pc build Forum Solved$850 Gaming PC First Build Forum SolvedFirst Build Advise Forum SolvedI've figured out what I should buy for my first build, but is it worth it? Forum SolvedMy first PC build (for myself), go with a 770 4GB, or a different card, or wait? Forum SolvedFirst Build- Aesthetic/Gaming Forum SolvedBooting a new build for the first time. Forum SolvedPc Boots up but no screen. First Build Forum SolvedAny extra parts needed for my first build? Forum SolvedFirst pc build, any help please Forum SolvedGrade My First Build!!! Forum SolvedFinalizing My FIRST PC Build! Forum Solved$600-700 Gaming Build (First Build) Forum Solved£350 Gaming PC build - First build help Forum SolvedFIRST TIME Pc BUILD Forum SolvedFirst Build and requesting help please Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !