<$1000 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 21, 2011 1:04 AM in Systems Share bragg31 December 21, 2011 12:49:49 AM Approximate Purchase Date: This Week 12/20 Budget Range: <$1000 including OS System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming (not super hardcore), Graphics (Photoshop, Flash, etc.), Home Theater, and random free porn naturally. Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS, would like to reuse Radeon 5770 for a little while, eventually upgrade to the latest. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg/amazon, maybe microcenter is all i'm familiar with. Fine with new options if they are reputable. Country: USA Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Core i5 2500K anything else is variable. Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 Additional Comments: Just looking for opinions/advice from people smarter/more experienced than I. Core i5 2500k Build: Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K $219.99 CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus $29.04 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 $129.99 Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W $69.99 Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 $42.99 (-$15 combo deal - 27.99 Total link doesn't show discount, for specs only) Storage: Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS 500GB 7200 RPM $139.99 (-$50 promo code - $89.99 Total ) Have and additonal 500GB WD Black for storage from old system. Optical: LITE-ON DVD Burner $17.99 Case: Corsair Carbide Series 400R $99.99 ($10 rebate - $89.99 Total) 775.91 +99.99 for OS +$12ish for shipping, no tax Total: 887.90 approx. Seem like a solid build/value? Any changes you would suggest? I appreciate any input you all may have. Thank you for your time. More about : 1000 gaming build steelhero December 21, 2011 12:54:14 AM were is you gpu?? i would get this http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... m 0 l bragg31 December 21, 2011 12:58:25 AM I have a Radeon 5770 from a previous build I'd like to get a little more use out of. Thinking of holding out for the next generation of cards for the upgrade. Stretch the budget a little m 0 l Related resources Best Desktop gaming PC build for $850 to $1000 - Forum Gaming build, $1000-$1200 budget - Forum Help me to build a a gaming computer that is below 1000$ - Forum Is this a good $1000 dollar build for gaming, video editing, and photoshop? - Forum First Build for Gaming PC under $1000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer steelhero December 21, 2011 1:02:05 AM sorry i didn't see that but other then that you build is soild m 0 l bragg31 December 21, 2011 1:04:05 AM Thanks, I appreciate your input. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved£800 - $1300 - 1000 euro 1st time gaming pc build any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Forum SolvedFull Gaming PC Build Under $1000 Forum Solved$1000-1300 NZD Gaming PC Build Forum Solved2014 Gaming PC Build for ~$1000? Forum SolvedGaming pc 1000$ Build Forum SolvedPC Build For Editing/Rendering, Design Work And Gaming £1000 Forum SolvedHelp me build a decent gaming PC for ~1000$ Forum Solvedbuild for gaming pc (1000-1400$) Forum SolvedLooking for a 1000-1200$ gaming pc build. Forum SolvedNeed a gaming pc build for 1000-1200, can anyone help? Forum SolvedIs this a good $950-$1000 gaming PC build? (Includes OS,SSD,Mouse,Keyboard,Monitor,and Headset) Forum SolvedBest $1000 Gaming PC Build 2014 Forum SolvedLooking to build a gaming PC for around $800-$1000 Forum SolvedGaming PC for $1000-1200 to build Forum SolvedGaming PC Build for $1000 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !