<$1000 Gaming Build Tags: New Build Systems 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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... | Report abuse 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 | Report abuse steelhero December 21, 2011 1:02:05 AM sorry i didn't see that but other then that you build is soild | Report abuse bragg31 December 21, 2011 1:04:05 AM Thanks, I appreciate your input. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems><$1000 Gaming Build> Related ressources: ForumNew Gaming /Entertainment Build for 1000 -1500 ForumA good (under $ 1000 ) gaming pc build ? ForumFirst Time Gaming PC Build $ 1000 -$1200 ForumGaming PC Build $ 1000 budget Forum[New Build ] Gaming and Digital art pc $ 1000 -1500 Forum$ 1000 Gaming Build ForumBudget $ 1000 Gaming Build , incl. OS. ForumAdvice needed: ~$ 1000 gaming build ForumNew Build Gaming PC Advice (Budget £ 1000 ) ForumBuild me a gaming rig for around $ 1000 ForumBest build for gaming performance under $ 1000 ? ForumFirst Gaming PC Build Under $ 1000 Forum$ 1000 Gaming PC Build Australia ForumFirst Gaming Build Under 1000 $ Forum$ 1000 gaming build with fx 8350 ForumGaming PC Build $ 1000 -1300 Forum£900 - £ 1000 (~$1400-$1600) Gaming PC new build Forum[New Build ] Gaming Computer - $800 - $ 1000 Budget ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m ForumNew GAMING build, need HELP ($1000 budget) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !