Advice on a new build under $1000 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 16, 2012 3:11 AM in Systems Share bk752 January 16, 2012 2:13:13 AM Approximate Purchase Date: This month Budget Range: $1000 or less before rebate System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, homework, browsing the Internet, a little homework Parts Not Required: None Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com, but any website with good prices is okay Country: The United States Parts Preferences: I would like a Intel CPU(maybe the i5-2500k) and a NVidia video card(maybe the GTX 560) Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: I don't really care More about : advice build 1000 tlmck January 16, 2012 3:11:02 AM Don't know if you live near a Microcenter, but they have the best price on the i5 2500k at $179.99. You can check the locations at the top of the page. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... Since you do not plan on overclocking, the i5 2400 is only 10% slower at stock speeds. One of these motherboards - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submi...|13-128-488^13-128-488-TS%2C13-131-770^13-131-770-TS Ram - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I would step up a bit and get the 560 Ti card for a few more dollars. Any of these will do. - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=P... A good case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Since you plan on possible SLi, any one of these power supplies will do. - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?bop=And&... Hard drives are a bit tough right now due to the shortage, but anything the budget will allow and is SATA III 6gb/s. - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E... DVD RW drive - I have has excellent luck with these. They are very smooth and quiet. - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI want to build a new PC under $1000, but have no idea what I'm doing Forum SolvedNew Custom Gaming Computer Under $1000 (Need Advice!) Forum Advice appreciated on build, aiming for under $1000 Forum New Build under 60,000Rs (1000$) Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC build under 1000$ Forum New Gaming PC build for under $1000 Forum SolvedNew build + monitor under $1000 Forum SolvedNew Build for a Noob, Under $1000 Canadian Forum SolvedNew Build Windows PC Under 1000/ Tutorials Forum SolvedNew system build for under $1000usd Forum SolvedNew gaming build under $2,200 need advice Forum SolvedBuilding New Gaming System Under $1000 Forum SolvedNew Gaming Build Advice Please - $1000-$1500 Forum SolvedNew Build Advice - Gaming/Streaming/Editing (£1000-£1250 Budget) Forum 1st build gaming rig build - under $1000 any advice? Forum Last advice. under $1000 build. Forum New Build ~ Under 1000. Suggestions? Forum Advice on first build i7 930 under $1000 Forum Gaming/Video Build under $1000 Need Advice! Forum Needs advice for building gaming pc, price under 1000 euros Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !