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... m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat do you guys think of my 1st build? Forum SolvedWhat do you think, 1st time build? Forum Solved1st PC build - What do you think? Forum Solved1st build for friend, what do you think. Forum 1st Gaming build, please tell me what you think? Forum 1st Time Gaming PC Build (What Do You Think?) Forum $550 Gaming AMD 1st Build, what do you think? Forum My 1st build, what do you think. Opinions please. Forum 1st i5 build - what do u think- what can be changed to make it better. Forum 1st Build list Redone... please tell me what you think Forum Building my 1st PC, what do you think of my choosen spec? Forum Building my 1st PC, what do you think of my choosen spec? Forum What do you think of this computer? (1st time assembling) Forum What Do You Think Of My 1st Gaming Pc Forum SolvedAMD FX 6300 Gaming PC Build, is it good for 1st build and what kind of performance will I get? Forum What do you think of my 1st Gaming PC? Forum Solved1st, How do I overclock? How high can I OC? and what else can I do till I build my new Computer? Forum SolvedWhat do you think of this build? Forum SolvedWhat do you think of my build? Forum SolvedFirst Build Finalized. What do you think? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !