Need help with building first comp Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: January 7, 2012 7:31 PM in Systems Share BlazOfGlory January 7, 2012 6:48:38 PM I'm in the process of my first build (just researching atm). main purpose is gaming. all i have is a mouse and headset, as im upgrading from my lappy. dell studio 15 t6500 2.1ghz 4g ram Approximate Purchase Date: no rush Budget Range: 1500-1800 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming (LoL, starwars:the old republic,bf2, skyrim) Parts Not Required: mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: neweeg.com or amazon.com Country: US Parts Preferences: have no preferences as im am new and dont know a whole hell of a lot. just something reliable and will last Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: again i have no idea Monitor Resolution: what will fit in budget Additional Comments: need everything from case to monitor. would appreciate an explantion as to why you chose the item you did so i may learn if i missed something let me know thanks More about : building comp | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove BlazOfGlory January 7, 2012 7:31:37 PM ive done some research and came up with a few things. processor- intel core i7-960 3.2 ghz... $289.99 amazon video card- xfx amd radeon hd 6870 900m 1g ddr5 dual minidp hdmi dual dvi pce-e (not sure what most of this means to be honest)... $179.99 amazon hard drive1- intel 510 series 120gb version3 2.5in ssd... $275.00 amazon hard drive2- western digital caviar black 500gb sata III 7200 rpm 32mb cache internal desktop hard drive bulk/oem (again not really sure what some of this means)... 108.99 amazon total: 854.96 (not including tax) budget: 1800.00 (max) left: 945.04 thats it so far. have checked prices n newegg yet. let me know how this sounds. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Need help with building first comp> Related ressources: ForumComp newbie building a comp for first time! help needed ForumFirst time building gaming comp help ForumFirst TIme Building Comp , Need Help Picking a couple more components ForumFirst time " building " a comp . Need help ! ForumNeed help with first build 800-1000$ gaming comp ForumBuilding my first comp . and need help ForumFirst time building a comp . Need help confirming compatibility/quality ForumBuilding First Comp (and 8 years since my last) ForumFirst Time Building Comp , Help plz. ForumBuilding my first Comp...need help please ForumFirst time building comp ... help ! ForumBuilding my First Comp ForumPower Supply good for cheap price ForumBudget Gaming PC - First Time Build ForumGaming rig ~$1,5k need help ForumNew Build Problem Help! Forum[Solved] Help/advice for a new build, first time Forum[Solved] $1500 Build - Gaming and Home Desktop - Need Advice Forum[Solved] Need review of computer build (revised) Forum[Solved] New build boots (fans run) but no video / no POST... Help Please! More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !