1st build what do you think? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 18, 2011 8:42 PM in Systems Share holykalo September 18, 2011 8:28:38 PM hello this is my first computer that im going to be building, the main uses willl be for gaming and running design software. this is it: CPU ($209)-i5 2500k or ($159)-AMD Phenom II X4 970 MOBO ($80)-Gigabyte H61M-D2P-B3 Intel H61 Motherboard PSU ($67)-Cooler Master RS700-PCAAE3-US Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply CASE ($39)-Thermaltake Mid Tower Gaming Case - ATX, Micro ATX, 4x Ext 5.25", 1x Ext 3.5", 4x Int 3.5", 1x 120mm Blue LED Fan, 2x Front USB Ports Graphics ($129)-Radeon HD 6770 ($180)-XFX HD-685X-ZNBC Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition RAM ($75)-Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance LP Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB so since this is my first build are there any mistakes im going to make with these parts? More about : 1st build michxymi September 18, 2011 8:40:16 PM Give us more information like budget, monitor resolution maybe some programs you plan to run on this pc and then we can help... aznshinobi September 18, 2011 8:42:46 PM Can you fill this out? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... Why would you get the 2500K but have an H61 MB restricting it? PSU is a bit bad, The Cooler Master units (BESIDES THE SILENT PRO) are pretty short life units soo... Way too expensive ram, 8GB DDR3 1600 is only $50 even less in some cases. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy 1st build , what do you think . Opinions please. ForumWhat do you think of my 1st Gaming PC? Forum1st Time Gaming PC Build ( What Do You Think ?) Forum$550 Gaming AMD 1st Build , what do you think ? Forum1st Build list Redone... please tell me what you think Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ild-advice Forum1st i5 build - what do u think - what can be changed to make it better. ForumBuilding my 1st PC, what do you think of my choosen spec? ForumWhat do you think of this gaming build Forum1st Time Builder Here! Tell Me What You Think Please ForumDo people think the 8800 GTS will go down any by Dec 1st ? ForumBuilding my 1st PC, what do you think of my choosen spec? ForumMy 1st SSD - What Do I Need to Know? Forum1st WC build -- what parts would you use to cool a i7 3970x + GTX 690? ForumMy 1st build at 55. ForumGaming build , what you think ? ForumWhat you think of the build im about to get!? ForumWhat do you think of this build ! ForumNew Sub $700 build ForumPlease judge my build! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !