Build Advice Plz help Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 11, 2011 8:10 AM in Systems Share salty_t_dog September 11, 2011 6:50:35 AM I am trying to build a decent gaming pc and I'm looking for some advice and pointers. Bare with me this is my first time in a while trying compose a build. Case: * Azza Hurrican 2000 Full Tower Gaming Case with 4 Hot Swappable HDD Cage & (4) 230MM Fans Internal USB Extension Module: None Neon Light Upgrade: None Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans Noise Reduction Technology: None CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-960 3.20 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1366 Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking Cooling Fan: Asetek 510LC Liquid Cooling System 120MM Radiator & Fan (Enhanced Cooling Performance + Extreme Silent at 20dBA) (Single Standard 120MM Fan) Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant Motherboard: * (3-Way SLI Support) GigaByte G1.Guerrilla Intel X58 Chipset SLI/CrossFireX Triple-Channel DDR3 E-ATX w/ 7.1 Creative X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity Audio, Bigfoot Killer E2100 GbLAN, eSATA, USB3, 2x SATA3 RAID, 3 Gen2 PCIe, 2 PCIe X1 & 1 PCI [+100] Freebies: None Memory: 12GB (2GBx6) DDR3/1600MHz Triple Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand) Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 3GB 16X PCIe Video Card [+432] (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) Freebies: None Video Card 2: None Video Card 3: None Dedicated PHYSX Card: None Multiple Video Card Settings: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors Power Supply Upgrade: 1,000 Watts - CoolerMaster Silent Pro Gaming 80 Plus Power Supply [+75] Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive) Data Hard Drive: None Hard Drive Cooling Fan: None External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None USB Flash Drive: None Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR) Optical Drive 2: None Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO 3D Vision Glasses: None Freebies: None LCD Monitor: None 2nd Monitor: None 3rd Monitor: None Speakers: None Network: Killer™ 2100 - Gigabit Maximum Network Performance Online Gaming Network Interface Card [+89] Network Switch: None Keyboard: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard Mouse: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse Mouse Pad: None Gaming Gear: None Extra Thermal Display: None Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None External Wireless Network Card: None Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None Bluetooth: None Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR) Video Camera: None Headset: None Printer: None Cable: None Power Protection: * OPTI-UPS ES1500C 1400VA/980W Uninterruptible Power Supply [+189] Surge Protector: None IEEE1394 Card: None Internal USB Port: Internal USB 3.0 4-Port Hub [+29] USB Port: None Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition) Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None Office Suite: None Games: None Ultra Care Option: None Service: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT Rush Service: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS For 2,069.00 More about : build advice plz Why_Me September 11, 2011 7:02:53 AM That's a socket 1336 which is pretty much a dead socket now. You want to go with a socket 1155 (Sandy Bridge). http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... <----- please copy and paste this on here. madchemist83 September 11, 2011 7:50:13 AM @ Why_me did u blocked me on ur messages? I just wanted to ask if u r from Belarus Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Why_Me September 11, 2011 8:10:47 AM madchemist83 said:@ Why_me did u blocked me on ur messages? I just wanted to ask if u r from Belarus I haven't checked my messages lately. My wife is from Belarus but I used to work in Russia on Sakhalin Island (oil). Can't find your answer ? Ask ! 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