Gaming PC - $900 Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Product Last response: November 13, 2011 1:22 PM in Systems Share Sebo November 12, 2011 5:17:09 PM Approximate Purchase Date: End of this month (November). Hopefully I can get some Black Friday deals on some PC Parts. Budget Range: $900 Before Rebates. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming. Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor and OS. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg. Country: USA Parts Preferences: i5 2500k (Must have), GTX 570 (If I can purchase it within this price range) Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1200. Additional Comments: I'll be doing alot of gaming on this PC. Battlefield 3. Diablo 3. Etc. So far I've come up with these parts for the build: Case - ? CPU - i5 2500k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU - ? GPU - ? MOBO - ASRock z68 Extreme3 (Is the Extreme4 worth the $60 dollar upgrade?) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM - ? HDU - ? More about : gaming 900 zhongyan November 13, 2011 5:45:48 AM I suggest these: PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD - Hard drives are really expensive right now 500gb - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or you can get just an ssd for now and get a hdd when prices drop http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case - Cases are really up to your own personal preferences m 0 l vx53c November 13, 2011 6:29:18 AM If you are getting the 2500k it is advised that you do overclock, if you decide you don't need it go to 2400. psu - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... For storage buy something from a local store that has something in stock with pre-floods prices. Caviar Black/Samsung f3 spinpoint/seagate barracuda 7200.12 Case CM Haf 912, Antec 300 illusion, Thermaltake MSI Commander. (I support the later) Cooler (if you overclock) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources 900$ gaming pc - Forum Is this a good budget build for gaming? $900-$950 Gaming PC (OS/RAM/SSD included) - Forum Upgrading my PC for gaming at 1600x900 with maxxed out settings. Need help !!! - Forum Mid-range gaming PC ($900-1100) - Forum $900 Gaming PC - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer droozel November 13, 2011 8:42:13 AM I think its better to buy a speedy ssd for the same price of hdd, and later buy 3tb hdd for you files. m 0 l calguyhunk November 13, 2011 1:22:14 PM CPU: $215 Intel Core i5-2500K Board: $130 GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 - better VRM cooling and sturdier compared to the Asrock board for 2x bigger cards. Bit-tech got the 2500K chip to 5.0 on air on this one. X16/X8 SLI RAM: $30 Kingston HyperX 8GB HDD: $120 OCZ 120GB Vertex Plus GPU: $250 EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB PSU: $90 CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 - will SLI your GPU as & when you decide to go that way. If you don't want that option, get a cheaper 500 odd watt PSU. The $65 Seasonic S12II 520, is the one I'll go with. Case: $40 COOLER MASTER Elite 430 - side window, black interiors, good airflow and accommodates 12" long gfx cards. HSF: $25 COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Total: $890 after rebates. EDIT: For the GTX 570, you'll need to raise your budget by $100 or go the AMD way. Future SLI though may not be an option then officially. GPU: $350 EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 570 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help building 800-900 USD gaming pc please help! Forum SolvedBuilding first gaming PC, need advice. ($900 cap) Forum Solved900$ gaming pc build Forum SolvedGaming PC for $900 Forum SolvedLooking to assemble a gaming PC for under $900 ( Rs. 55000 ) Forum SolvedNeed help in building a gaming pc (800-900$) CAD-USD Forum Solved$900 Gaming PC Build Forum Solvedbest gaming pc under 900 dollars? Forum Solved$900 Gaming PC Forum Solved$900 First Gaming PC Build Forum Solved900-950$ gaming pc build Forum Solved$900 gaming pc Forum Solvedsuggestions for a $900 gaming pc build Forum SolvedWhat is the best Gaming PC Build under 900$ (Canada) Forum Solved$900-975 gaming pc GPU,PSU, and MoBo help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !