Help me build a desktop

Hi! I'm looking to build a nice desktop for gaming purposes only! I occasionally do some rendering, but that's really not what I'm focusing on. I don't really have a budget limit, so just give me some suggestions. Here's some things I want to consider:

Processor: Intel i5 2500k or intel i7 2600k
Graphics card: ATI 6990 4GB or ATI 7970 3GB
RAM: 2x 4GB Cosair Vengence
Motherboard: GigaByte Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68

For the power supply and what not, I really don't have any preferences. If you have better opinions, please tell me, because I'm not really that pro at hardware and stuff...sooo...THANKS A LOT!

btw, I play games like
-Battlefield 3
-Modern warfare 3

I would love to play all these games on ultra if possible. I would also like it to last a while and not totally outdate within 2 or 3 years.
7 answers Last reply
More about help build desktop
  1. i5-2500k, 7970 why such a low end motherboard? A gigabyte z68x-ud4 would be a good choice.
  2. alright, thanks!

    can you give me some suggestions for power supply, cooling, HDD, sound card, etc? Any suggestions would help!
  3. Corsair tx 750w, Corsair H100,
  4. quality power supplies are mainly from corsair and seasonic, personally I wouldn't get a sound card unless your motherboards one is terrible or you use really hi def audio
  5. should get a ssd
  6. This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
  7. amuffin said:
    Corsair tx 750w, Corsair H100,

    I'd possibly opt for a 850w PSU personally if the intention was ever to add a second card.

    And H100.....really? Just put a nice 212+/EVO in there for 1/4 of the price and your away :)

    An SSD would be a nice addition to the build.
Ask a new question

Read More

Build Desktops Systems Product