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 Solvedhelp $900 first build amd fx Forum SolvedFirst Build. Are the components good together? Forum Solved[first build] What did I do wrong? Forum SolvedFirst Build ~2000$ Forum Solvedthis my first build so just want to find out if its ok or not Forum SolvedHelp! first time pc build Amd FX 8350 for gaming? Forum SolvedReview on my First Computer build Forum SolvedAdvice on GPU's: First time build Forum SolvedFirst Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedDoes this Build look well for a Gaming PC? (First time builder) Forum SolvedCompatibility check First PC build Forum SolvedFirst Pc Build Forum Solved$1300-1400 First Gaming Build from a Brazilian Forum SolvedFirst pc build (Mini ITX, would like criticism) Forum SolvedOpinions on my First Self Made Computer Build Forum SolvedFirst build, a few questions, all help welcomed! Forum SolvedGood components for my first build? Forum SolvedFirst pc build on budget Forum SolvedYour expert opinion on my first gaming build Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Rig build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !