New Build Need Advice Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: August 25, 2011 11:56 PM in Graphics & Displays Share path717 August 25, 2011 11:31:36 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Sept BUDGET RANGE: ~$500 USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming(Diablo 3 is primary game never been really into pc gaming because I never had that great of a pc to do it ) & Programming(current CS student) POWER SUPPLY: Corsair AX850 OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: asus z68 pro mobo, 8 gb ram, cpu not yet decided on but will be i5 or i7 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: must support 2 monitors and maybe later want to go for 3 also machine will be dual boot windows/linux More about : build advice itzdanielp a b U Graphics card August 25, 2011 11:56:37 PM Looks good so far... I would go with an i5 2500k for the processor, you really don't need an i7 for what you will be doing. For a GPU I would suggest an nVidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti as it is plenty of bang for your buck. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNew extreme build - need advice and recommendations ForumNeed advice on new build ForumNeed some advice on new HTPC build ForumNew build , high-end, Intel, need advice with mobo & some other compone ForumNew Build Help just need some advice on the components ive picked. ForumNeed advice before completing new build ForumNeed advice on new build ForumNew i3/nVidia build , need experts advice ! ForumNew build need some advice on gpu ForumNeed Advice and Help on a New Build ! ForumNeed advice on new HTPC build , AVCHD editing ForumNeed advice on new HTPC build , AVCHD editing ForumNew Ivy Bridge Build - Need Advice ForumNeed advice on a new computer build ! ForumNew $1000-1100 Gaming Build | Need some advice ForumQuestions about new build ( Need some advice ) ForumNEED ADVICE ON NEW (1st) BUILD PLEASE! =) ForumNew PC Build $800 ( Need Advice ) ForumNew build , need advice for choosing CPU ($300 give or take) ForumNew Build (i5 3570k GTX 680) Need Some Advice More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !