Opinions/input on homebuilt Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: September 16, 2011 7:27 AM in Systems Share maxbosiljevac September 15, 2011 3:55:32 AM I'm considering building a PC from scratch and I wanted to ask the community here for your opinions on what I've come up with so far. GPU: MSI R6870 Twin Frozr II Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor MOBO: BIOSTAR A870 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) I haven't chosen a PSU, hard drive or a tower case yet because I don't know anything about them so your recommendations are welcome. The PC will be used for mostly gaming and AutoCAD, Revit, etc. More about : opinions input homebuilt AbdullahG a b B Homebuilt system September 16, 2011 5:55:43 AM HDD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... My OCD got to me. I had to match the case brand withe the PSU brand (and vice versa). Overall, you have a nice build. However, I would recommend an HD 6850. It consumes less power and there isn't a huge performance margin between the cards: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l AdrianPerry a b B Homebuilt system September 16, 2011 7:27:01 AM There's also not a huge price difference between the cards. Stick with the 6870. $154 after rebate Sapphire 6870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Building Brand New Rig Around Two GTX 670's SLI'd - Need Opinions/Input Forum First Build: i5 gaming opinions/input Forum OC limits? Opinions/input on this config. Forum SolvedHomebuilt PC crashes and restarts repetedly. Forum SolvedFPS on my home-built PC Forum SolvedNew Home-Built System Will Not POST Forum SolvedHomebuilt wont boot & Repeated short beeps Forum SolvedHELP! Home-built system will not POST, fans spin once and stop Forum SolvedDesperately Need Help with Homebuilt System! Forum SolvedHomebuilt Linux help Forum SolvedHomebuilt Computer Freezes Randomly, Might Be Cursor Movement Related? Forum SolvedNo signal on screen when i power on my home-built PC Forum SolvedDetermining proper RAM for Home-Built PC Forum SolvedHomebuilt turns on with power switch and then truens off. Forum SolvedFirst Homebuilt system. Looking for Feedback. Forum SolvedHomebuilt Computer Won't Turn On Forum Solvedplease help me homebuilt a Assembled Desktop PC 20000Rs (350 to 400 $) Forum SolvedCan't get a monitor signal. homebuilt. Forum SolvedMy homebuilt computer with windows 8.1 restarts suddenly every time i use the internet. Please help! Forum SolvedPrice for homebuilt comp? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !