First gaming computer, $900-1000 budget Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: August 31, 2011 4:03 AM in Systems Share TheJohns August 31, 2011 3:41:22 AM Basically, I need a good gaming PC that'll play all the current games at a good (or at least adequate) setting and more. ---- Approximate Purchase Date: This week Budget Range: $900-1,000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies) Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor (using my TV for now), Speakers, OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: Using an Intel build right now Overclocking: Maybe in the future SLI or Crossfire: Probably not Monitor Resolution: I'm pretty sure my TV supports 1920x1080. Additional Comments: Nothing too loud ---- This is what I have so far. Hopefully it'll last me a good 3-4 years. Motherboard: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K HSF: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 (Do I need one?) GPU: GIGABYTE GV-R695OC-1GD Radeon HD 6950 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card RAM: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ (Or should I get an 8GB?) HD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive DVD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106276 PSU: Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-520 520W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply Case: Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ---- More about : gaming computer 900 1000 budget aznshinobi a b 4 Gaming August 31, 2011 3:43:28 AM Well.. Your build looks pretty good, you could tweak a little things. Especially DDR2 ram... Check out my $850 build here http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore Zero_ August 31, 2011 4:03:52 AM Check my sig as well. i5 2500k + GTX570 for under $1000. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuilding My First Computer 900-1000 € ForumFirst time Gaming builder $ 900-$1000 ForumBuilding a new 900$-1000 $ gaming rig, would like advice! Forum$ 900-1000 HTPC/General Use PC-- First Time Build ForumFirst Gaming PC, $ 900-1000 budget Forum$ 900-$1000 gaming build critique Forum~$ 900-1000 general use/ gaming build Forum$ 900-$1000 Gaming PC Please rate & comment ForumFirst Build $ 900-$1000 budget , Need Advice ForumFirst time build, budget of 900-1000 $ Forum900$-1000 $ Build (improve) Forum$ 900-1000 gaming build, first time builder ForumNew to building ($1,000 budget) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !