$1800 gaming rig (First Time Builder) Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: December 21, 2011 2:20 AM in Systems Share fereshkan December 20, 2011 3:03:42 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Probaly Late January Budget Range: $1800, $2000 at the most System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming Parts Not Required: Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg Country: United States Parts Preferences: by brand or type: I do favor Intel Overclocking: It's something I'm interested in and would like to do I just need to put the time and effort into learning it SLI or Crossfire: Wouldn't be against it Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 SSD: OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-90G 2.5" 90GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $139.99 CPU Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 http://www.newegg.com/Product /Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 $29.04 CPU : I5 2500K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $219.99 MB: ASRock Z68 PROFESSIONAL GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $259.99 RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $42.99 Razer Keyboard and Mouse-$96 figured I wouldn't link them since that is my personal preference PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX750 (CMPSU-750HX) 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $149.99 GPU: GIGABYTE GV-N570OC-13I Rev2.0 GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $344.99 Monitor: Acer S220HQLAbd Black 21.5" 5ms LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 ACM 100,000,000:1 (1000:1) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $129.99 Data Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAV3200ENC-NRSN 320GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 / ATA-6 3.5" Internal Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $106.99 Case: Antec Eleven Hundred Black Super Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $119.99 Optic Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $19.99 Total: $1,660.92 Really I looking for help on choosing a motherboard I just feel like im going insane on reading reviews for them because if I believed them all then this world wouldn't have any working MB's >< More about : 1800 gaming rig time builder fereshkan December 20, 2011 3:08:55 PM Err almost forgot add in $100 for W7 drunkducki December 21, 2011 2:20:57 AM check out this build http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/330065-31-planning-bu... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst time pc builder 1800 $ gaming rig Forum$ 1800 Gaming PC - First time builder Forum[New Build] First time builder looking to reduce cost on $ 1800 plan Forum1st time builder : ~$ 1800 productivity/ gaming PC advice ForumFirst Time Builder ~1200 Gaming Rig Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] g-computer ForumFirst Time Gaming Rig ! ~$1500 ForumAdvice on gaming rig build at or under $ 1800 ForumFirst Time builder Gaming Rig - $800 - $1000 ForumFirst Time Builder - Gaming Rig Forum~$ 1800 IB Gaming PC, First Time Builder ForumNew Gaming Rig ! ~$ 1800 CAD w/ no GPU ForumPlease Review My Gaming Rig ( First Time Builder - $850 Build) ForumLightroom - Photoshop PC - first time builder $1000-1200 budget ForumHTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 ForumBudget Gaming PC Build. Forum[Solved] How's this $1500 gaming build? ForumGaming PC Build for a First Timer ForumGaming PC New-Build Suggestions and Recommendations Forum[Solved] What would you do with these Gaming Rigs? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !