New gaming system Tags: New Build Systems Last response: September 24, 2011 11:38 AM in Systems Share seanj91 September 24, 2011 11:14:11 AM Hey everyone i just purchased these parts for a new build i was wondering what everyone thought, my goal is too crush BF3 and Skyrim. CPU- Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 MOBO- GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard RAM- 16 GB of G.SKILL RIPJAWS X series DDR3 1600 8 CAS latency and 8-8-8-24 timings HD- Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s PSU- CORSAIR Enthusiast Series 850W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready GPU- 2 MSI R6950 Twin Frozr III PE/OC Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 running in crossfire CASE- Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case. More about : gaming system 008Rohit September 24, 2011 11:25:13 AM Very Powerful Build. Try flashing those 6950's with 6970 firmware. seanj91 September 24, 2011 11:29:39 AM Yeah i was reading up on that, it didnt look like it would be too difficult to accomplish. im also thinking about overclocking the Core i5 to around 4.5-4.7 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 008Rohit September 24, 2011 11:38:13 AM Dont overclock the processor unless thats necessary. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !