Need help with second build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: October 2, 2011 12:19 PM in Systems Share obkso October 1, 2011 9:04:55 AM I have previously built a computer but now I'm really upping the anti and going for a nice big gaming rig, I just want you advice / opinion Case: NZXT Phantom White Full Tower Case http://www.ebuyer.com/240815-nzxt-phantom-white-full-to... Motherboard: Asus M4A87TD EVO 870 Socket AM3 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard http://www.ebuyer.com/206151-asus-m4a87td-evo-870-socke... PSU: Coolermaster Silent Pro Gold 1000W Modular PSU http://www.ebuyer.com/235559-coolermaster-silent-pro-go... CPU: (From previous rig) AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 440 Processor 3.00 GHz RAM: 2 x 4G Kingston 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1333MHz i5 Memory Kit Non-ECC CL9 1.5V http://www.ebuyer.com/172949-kingston-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-13... And 2 x 2gb (From previous rig) Graphics Card: XFX HD 6870 900MHz 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Dual DisplayPort HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card http://www.ebuyer.com/279585-xfx-hd-6870-900mhz-1gb-gdd... What do you guys think about that? More about : build mosox October 1, 2011 12:28:10 PM Better get this AM3+ mobo http://www.ebuyer.com/262269-gigabyte-ga-870a-usb3-amd-... Sapphire HD 6870 Vapor-X http://www.ebuyer.com/253405-sapphire-hd-6870-vapor-x-1... or PowerColor HD 6950 2GB http://www.ebuyer.com/254950-powercolor-hd-6950-2gb-gdd... PSUs Antec TruePower New 550W http://www.ebuyer.com/159918-antec-truepower-new-550w-m... Corsair TX 650W V2 PSU - 80plus Bronze http://www.ebuyer.com/257232-corsair-tx-650w-v2-psu-80p... Antec 620W High Current Gamer PSU - 80plus Bronze http://www.ebuyer.com/246651-antec-620w-high-current-ga... G-Skill 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz RipjawsX http://www.ebuyer.com/264750-g-skill-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-160... obkso October 2, 2011 6:56:02 AM Wont i need more than 650W? :S Related resources My second build.Need help . - Forum Need help with second build - Forum My new build will spin for a second then stop!!!! HELP - Forum Second gaming machine. need help with some parts. - Forum Second build , need some tips ($800) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mosox October 2, 2011 12:09:34 PM For one video card nope. You want to crossfire later? The you need some other mobo as well. But any of those video cards is powerful enough so you don't need CF. ervinelim October 2, 2011 12:19:43 PM With a 6870, you can even buy a 430watts for that and still have headroom. http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6850-6870-cross... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew build , but restart after 3 second I press the power button! HELP !! Forum[New Build ] need an second opinion. Forum1st Build , Second Opinion Requested ForumNeed a second opinion on an upgrade! Help ? ForumSecond Build by Myself...Needing Advice ForumNeed a second pair of eyes to review rig ForumNeed Help ! Computer starts up for 1/2 second and then turns off ForumMy second build , need input ForumNew build .. Need some second opinions ForumI need a second opinion on this build (its more or less a new build ) ForumSecond build gonna try liquid cooling for first time need some help .. ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? ForumReview my build (~$1400) ForumFirst build $750-$900 range Forum[Solved] New Build for Gaming More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !