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 Second ''test build'' need help! - Forum need help with my second build - Forum My second build.Need help. - Forum Second build gonna try liquid cooling for first time need some help.. - Forum My Second Gaming PC Need Help building it. - 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 SolvedNeed second look for 1440p gaming build! Forum SolvedSecond Ever PC Build Help Forum Building my second gaming rig, Need some help and opinions Forum SolvedNeed Help with second HDD not showing correctly. Forum Solvedmini Itx budget build. need a second opinion on parts. Forum SolvedOrdered my second 270x and need some help Forum SolvedHelp build my second gaming pc Forum SolvedIn much need of second opinion on new 4770k build almost decided Forum Solved[US ~$1300 budget] Second PC Build - Need advice on upgrade Forum SolvedUrgent PSU help Needed! Switches on for less than a second Forum SolvedLooking to install a second hard drive for storage space - Need help Forum SolvedNeed a second opinion on this HTPC/Gaming build [updated] Forum SolvedNeeds Second Opinion on This HTPC/Gaming Build Forum SolvedBuying A Second 7950, Need Help Forum SolvedAdding a second GPU Via Crossfire. Need help. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !