$1000 PC (first build looking for advice) Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 24, 2011 1:32 AM in Systems Share hornyllamas October 24, 2011 12:59:46 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: within the next couple months BUDGET: around $1000 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: professional programs (solid works, revit, etc.), gaming (cod, battlefield 3) PARTS NOT REQUIRED: mouse, keyboard, OS PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: U.S. PARTS PREFERENCES: intel for CPU. open to anything for other parts OVERCLOCKING: unsure about it SLI OR CROSSFIRE: maybe, but didnt think about it MONITOR: looking for suggestions ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: thanks on advance. Im looking to see if these parts are compatible and performance for price here is the list of parts i found. CPU - Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor MOBO - Intel LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard RAM - PNY Optima 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory GPU - ATI 100-505606 FirePro V4800 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 Workstation Video Card HDD - Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive PSU - COOLMAX CUL-750B 750W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 HSF - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R1 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler ODD - SAMSUNG Black 12X BD-ROM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA Internal Blu-ray Combo Model SH-B123L LightScribe Support - OEM CASE - Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case MONITOR - didnt look into monitors but suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. it comes out to be around $835 without the monitor. More about : 1000 build advice cutebeans October 24, 2011 1:04:43 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... IH8U October 24, 2011 1:16:05 AM Well, a 550W PSU would be more than enough for your build. (BTW, none of your links work) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $70 XFX Core Edition PRO550W As for RAM, I'd go with these instead: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $35 G.SKILL Value Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Grab a better/newer board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $100 GIGABYTE GA-P67A-D3-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX (same price) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sceen311 October 24, 2011 1:32:42 AM If you're going to be using it for productivity software you may want to look at an i2600, the hyper-threading would be of help there. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst-time Gaming Build - $1000 budget - looking for advice Forum SolvedLooking for first build advice budget ~$1000 Forum SolvedFirst Game PC build in 16 years, budget 750-1000€, looking for some advise. Forum SolvedFirst PC build advice: $1000-1200 Forum SolvedLooking to build a $1000-$1500 gaming PC/advice Forum SolvedFirst PC build, looking to do it right. ($1000~ Budget) Forum SolvedBuilding a Gaming PC ($1000-1500), looking for advice Forum SolvedFirst PC Build-Looking for Advice Forum SolvedFirst PC Build Advice (Canada) - <$1000 Forum SolvedBuilding first pc £1000 pound budget need advice Forum SolvedBuilding My First PC and Could Use Some Advice and Part Check ($1000-$1300) Forum SolvedLooking for advice on building a ~£1000 gaming pc Forum SolvedFirst attempt at a pc build looking for advice and input on build Forum SolvedFirst PC build, looking for advice Forum SolvedLooking for first time PC build advice Forum SolvedAdvice on first Ivy Bridge gaming PC Build $1000-$1500 Forum SolvedLooking for advice on my first PC build Forum SolvedFirst Build, Need advice on $1000 gaming pc Forum SolvedBuilding my First PC-Looking for Opinions/Advice Forum SolvedFirst ever PC build - Looking for confirmation and advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !