My First Build ($700 -under $950) advice needed

Hey, Guys

I need some advice to see if my rig is good enough and if you could give me some another options in my price range.
Use: Photoshop Cs5, Shogun Total War 2, BF3, 3D Max, Terra, Blade & Soul, Raider Z ... Etc
Budget: $700 to under $950
Purchase Date: February 1-10 2012
Overclocking: Maybe in the Future
CrossFire /SLI : not needed
Location: USA/LA
Shop: New Egg,Frys,Tiger Direct or anything you find :sol:
Cpu Type: Amd or Intel (Prefer Intel )
Case: Rosewill Gear X3 ATX: $41.99

Gpu: XFX Double D Radeon HD 6870: $189.99

(Sapphire Radeon HD 6870: $164.99)

Cpu: I5-2400 Sandy-Bridge 3.1 HZ: $189.99

Psu: RaidMax BlackStone Rx 700 ac/ 700w 80 plus Bronze: $64.99

HDD: WDC Blue 320GB 3.5: $59.99

Lcd Screen: Asus Black 19" Widescreen: $94.99

Memory: G.Skillz Ripjaw 7-7-7 4gb 1333/10666) & G.Skillz Ripjaw 7-7-7 8gb 1333/10666): $31.99/$49.99
= 12 gb

Motherboard: Asus P8268-VLE LGA intel 268 ATX : $132.99

Heatsink/Fan: Cool Master Hyper 212: $29.99

Total Cost (After Rebate/ Tax)= $886.90 (with Lcd) $791.91 (without Lcd)
1 answer Last reply
More about build under advice needed
  1. Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    $99.99 and a $15 rebate makes it $84.99

    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

    CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R

    SAPPHIRE FleX 100314FLEX Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
    $199.99 and a $20 rebate makes it $179.99

    COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    $59.99 and a $10 rebate makes it $49.99

    You could look at swaping out for these parts , they will make your build much better.
Ask a new question

Read More

New Build Systems Product