Is this a good setup for gaming Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: November 6, 2011 8:00 PM in Systems Share lonni3 November 6, 2011 7:33:54 PM hi i was wondering if this would be a good gaming setup my budget is about 650 - 700. i have a hdd so will add that when i build the system this estimated at £610 CPU Intel Core i5 2500K Unlocked, S1155, Sndy Bridge, Quad, 3.3GHz, HD3000 IGP 850Mhz, 6MB Cache 95W GAMING CASE NZXT Source 210 White Mid Tower Gaming Case with 120mm Fan w/o PSU COOLING Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 CPU Cooler Intel 775/1155/1156/1366 AMD 939/AM2/AM2+/AM3 120mm NZXT 9 Blade Rifle Bearing Silent Fan 1300rpm with Braided Cable 140mm NZXT 9 Blade Rifle Bearing Fan Silent with Braided Cable 1300rpm MOTHERBOARD Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3, Intel Z68, S 1155, DDR3, SATA III - 6Gb/s, RAID SATA, PCIe 2.0 (x16), VGA On Board, ATX RAM 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Vengeance Blue DDR3 PC3-12800(1600), Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 9-9-9-24, XMP, 1.5V OPTICAL DRIVE Samsung SH-S222AL/BEBE 22x DVD±R, 12x DVD±R, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, SATA Black OEM POWER SUPPLY 600W PSU, Alpine PS05, Uncertified, SLI/CrossFire, Quiet Fan, ATX v2.03 GPU 1GB MSI GTX 560Ti OC Twin Frozr II 40nm, 4200MHz GDDR5, GPU 880MHz, Shader 1760MHz, 384 Cores please let me know if i should change anything More about : good setup gaming vigilante212 November 6, 2011 7:39:00 PM I would recommend getting a better PSU lonni3 November 6, 2011 7:42:43 PM is the motherboard good enough for gaming? i would also like to do a bit of over clocking on the cpu, will the setup be able to handle this? thank you for your reply Related resources Is this desktop setup good for gaming ? - Forum What is a good gaming setup for a good price? - Forum Is this a good gaming setup ? - Forum Is this a good gaming desktop setup for price? - Forum Is this a good Hard Drive Setup for a Gaming Laptop? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lonni3 November 6, 2011 7:46:01 PM would this be more suitable 600W PSU, Corsair Builder Series CMPSU-600CXv2UK, 80% Eff', 80 PLUS, EPS 12V, Quiet Fan, ATX v2.3 iam2thecrowe a b 4 Gaming November 6, 2011 7:54:41 PM ^yes Delirious788 November 6, 2011 8:00:27 PM The new PSU is better. You just need to make sure it is atleast 80 PLUS Certified: Bronze and check newegg to make sure it has good reviews to make sure it is a solid PSU. The CPU cooler is a hard thing to figure out because it is hard to figure out your balance between performance and noise level. Here are some reviewed that are a little cheaper... http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-cooler-heatsink... I haven't heard much about the cooler and that is really the thing that matters when it comes to OC. I wish I could help you more when it comes to coolers, but I don't know beisdes also checking out http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm and checking out this chart... http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=261... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is this a good first gaming setup ? Forum Is my pc gaming setup good ? Forum Looking for good 23-24" LED 1080p for Eyefiniti gaming setup Forum Is this a good setup for gaming ? Forum Good New Gaming setup Forum Is this a good setup for gaming ? Forum Is this gaming setup good for about $800? Forum Good Pc ( Gaming ) Setup ? Forum Is this a good gaming setup ? Forum Pc setup good or no for gaming Forum Is this desktop setup good for gaming ? Forum Is this a good setup for gaming ? Forum IS THIS A GOOD GAMING SETUP ? Forum Please review new day trading system with 6 monitors Forum Is this a good gaming setup? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !