700$ Gaming PC Build Tags: New Build Intel Systems Product Last response: January 17, 2012 12:07 AM in Systems Share jaehwanie January 16, 2012 9:35:40 PM Corsair Builder Series CX V2 430-Watt: http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-430-Watt-Certified-Compat... $44.99 MSI Intel H61 (B3) Chipset ATX DDR3 1333 Intel ? LGA 1155 SATA3 and USB 3.0 A&GbE ATX Motherboard - PH61A-P35 (B3): http://www.amazon.com/MSI-Intel-B3-Chipset-Motherboard/... $74.99 Intel Core i5-2500K Processor: http://www.amazon.com/Intel-BOX80623I52500K-Core-i5-250... 2330.4$ + shipping SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon HD 6870: http://www.amazon.com/SAPPHIRE-Radeon-6870-GDDR5-Graphi... $164.99 Seagate Barracuda 7200 500 GB SATA 6.0 Gb-s 16 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST500DM002: http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Intern... $84.99 Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98: http://www.amazon.com/Lite-LightScribe-Layer-Drive-IHAS... $22.99 cooler master 690 ii advanced: http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Computer-Case-RC-69... $82.99 = $715.75 Solid build? Any suggestions? Any tips on a first timer? More about : 700 gaming build legendkiller January 16, 2012 9:46:14 PM I recommend you go to a i5 2400 BECAUSE your H61 board "CANT OC"... What i recommend you to do, Get a Asus Maximus Z68 for $175 and go with i3 2120 and than upgrade you a Ivy Bridge later... inzone a c 112 å Intel January 16, 2012 10:02:00 PM You can't run a 6870 on a 430w psu , you have to have a 500w minimum. The motherboard should be a Z-68 chipset; ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $121.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SeaSonic S12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $69.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... You have some good parts selected and you should not be skimping on the motherboard and psu. Related resources Want to build tiny gaming pc for ~$ 700 - Forum What is the best possible gaming PC build for $ 700 ? - Forum Gaming PC build with $ 700 budget - Forum Gaming PC build for £ 700 - Forum ~ 700 $ gaming pc build critique please - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaehwanie January 16, 2012 10:03:00 PM Im getting the 500W one, since it is cheaper than 430W with amazon prime. inzone a c 112 å Intel January 16, 2012 10:10:22 PM Just remember that 500w is the recomended minimum requirement so if you were able to get even a 550w it would be good , it never hurts to have a little extra. jaehwanie January 16, 2012 10:14:16 PM http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-DDR3-Motherboard-G... After your suggestion, is this a good motherboard? spentshells January 16, 2012 10:48:29 PM I betcha that 430 Watt corsair would run the 6870 Outlander_04 January 16, 2012 10:58:49 PM I KNOW the corsair 430 watt will run a 6870 inzone a c 112 å Intel January 17, 2012 12:04:14 AM jaehwanie said:http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-DDR3-Motherboard-G... After your suggestion, is this a good motherboard? Yes it does look good , Gigabyte makes some good motherboards , I have one I'm using now and I have always used Asus but I liked the features of this one. inzone a c 112 å Intel January 17, 2012 12:07:43 AM I just can't see running a Pc with a 430w power supply just besause it could run a 6870 even though the manufacturer recomends a 500w psu. The OP wants to do some overclocking and there will be a need for additional watts. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuild a gaming pc for $ 700 budget ForumNew Gaming PC Build $ 700 Budget Forum$ 700 -$800 Gaming PC Build Forum$ 700 Gaming pc , PS2 and Wii emulator build ForumFirst Gaming PC $ 700 Final Build Checkoff Forum700 $ Gaming PC Build ForumBudget gaming PC 600- 700 $? Looking for a build ForumBudget gaming PC 600- 700 $? Looking for a build ForumGaming PC $ 700 budget (First time build ) ForumAdvise Me on New Gaming PC Build $ 700 -$900 ForumBest 700 $ gaming PC build ? ForumNew Gaming PC Build - Need Help Trimming Down Cost to sub-£ 700 Forum$ 700 Gaming PC build ForumNeed Help Building Gaming PC $ 700 -800. ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !