Gaming build in Shanghai, China. Need second opinion. Tags: New Build Systems Last response: October 19, 2011 1:26 PM in Systems Share fongnam October 19, 2011 1:23:51 PM This is my first time building a desktop Approximate Purchase Date: Before mid January Budget Range: $1500 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching movies, design and video editing (for fun). Parts Not Required: Mouse, Speakers, keyboard Country of Origin: Shanghai, China Price is probably cheaper than America Monitor: Samsung 27" LED S27A350H- $300 Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 Case: Need Advice. I want simple design, excellent cooling. BUDGET- $120 Fan- Need Advice Graphics Card: Asus Radeon HD6950 1GB- $275 / Asus GTX560 Ti 1G DDR5- $265 / Asus Radeon HD6950 2G- $350 (is it too much?) CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K-$250 or i7 2600k-$340? (I'm leaning toward i5-2500k, is it going to be a huge difference?) Mother Board: P8Z68-V Pro- $250 PSU: CoolerMaster 650W- $62 (Is it enough?) CPU cooling: Do I need one? HDD: WD1002FAEX 64M 1TB SATA3- $85 RAM: Kingston DDR3 1600 4G x3- $95 CD/DVD ROM: Blue Ray Reader- $47 More about : gaming build shanghai china opinion | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove AdrianPerry October 19, 2011 1:26:34 PM Check your other thread: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/324228-13-2500k-260... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Gaming build in Shanghai, China. Need second opinion.> Related ressources: ForumChina pushes homegrown chip ForumShanghai reaching partners this month, 2.7GHz entry model ForumBuilding a New System in China - Need Advice ForumShanghai ? ForumTaking Classy Cameras to Mainland China ForumOpinions: should AMD give up on CPU? ForumRig design points ideas for airline travel? ForumCan I build a PC from parts not made in China ? ForumDaNews: Sun & AMD, Gigabyte quits, Intel Confrims China ForumA SOS from china ~:( ForumJust got The Phenom 9850Be today!!! Forum9950 AMD Overclocked it not what you think ForumChina scolds US over S&P credit downgrade ForumAs AMD begins to fold....strikes Big Deal with China ForumTEXT: American Code Of Laws For Mah-Jongg ForumPCI compatibility question Forum[Solved] 1st Build: $650 Gaming, have PS ForumNew build for Friend need advice Forum[Solved] Gaming PC build around 1500 to 2000 ForumFirst build - Shutdown while installing OS More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !