New Gaming Rig Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Systems Last response: December 15, 2011 4:06 PM in Systems Share Adz85 December 14, 2011 5:35:03 PM Building a new gaming rig for around 1.1K Anyone have any major objections with the following, or is anything incompatible? Prices are in Australian $ from my local shops - can't do newegg Monitor - Samsung 23" S23A300B - $169 Case - Lancool K62 - $99 Mouse - G500 - $69 Keyboard - ? - $15 Mobo - Asus P8P67 - $112 CPU - Core i5 2400 - $188 PSU - Antec Earthwatts 650W - $99 Gfx - Powercolour HD 6870 - $168 RAM - G.Skill Ripjaws-X F3-12800CL9D-8GBX - $52 HDD - Caviar Green 1TB - $99 Total - $1070 Cheers Adam More about : gaming rig elayman December 14, 2011 5:39:29 PM I'd bump up to the i5 2500k. It's $20 more and still within budget but gives you a lot more room for OC, even if you don't think you'll want to now, it's a good option. m 0 l sadams04 a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming December 14, 2011 5:40:47 PM All good but the hard drive. Samsung, Seagate or Hitachi (in that order). Enjoy that rig! m 0 l Related resources Is the Corsair CS550M psu good enough for my new gaming rig? Please help... - Forum Advice on Setting up New Rig for gaming - Forum New Gaming Rig - Forum Help with new build for gaming rig - Forum Parts Compatability for a new gaming rig!!! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Adz85 December 15, 2011 3:19:22 PM Will consider the CPU upgrade, but I think I'll stick with the HDD, Western Digital hasn't failed me thus far. Any specific reason why I should choose another, or is it just preference? m 0 l sadams04 a b B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming December 15, 2011 4:06:39 PM The WD will be noticably slower and have a higher failure rate. It may serve you just fine though... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Intel i5-4690 Gaming rig Overheating. Forum Solved[New Build] Beginner building a school and gaming rig (Please help) Forum SolvedNew Gaming Rig Forum SolvedNew Gaming RIg Forum Solvedhelp with new gaming rig Forum SolvedNew gaming rig, fps est would be nice Forum SolvedNew gaming rig help, please. Forum Solvedadvice for upgrade/ new gaming rig for 600-650 dollar range Forum SolvedBuilding a new gaming rig Forum SolvedNew gaming rig Forum SolvedNew Gaming Rig Forum Solved$800 New Gaming Rig, Offer Suggestions Please! Forum SolvedWould love suggestions for a new gaming/work rig for around $1000. Forum SolvedCan you help me build my new gaming rig? Forum SolvedNew Gaming Rig. £1000 Budget. Input please. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !