First Build, Opinions? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 29, 2012 8:28 AM in Systems Share s2celerity February 29, 2012 7:50:36 AM I've been researching and getting tips from my friends and put this pc together and need some opinions, and suggestions if anything should be different. Let me Know, Thanks. PSU- Corsair Enthusiast Series TX850 V2 Power supply - 850 Watt $111 http://goo.gl/iTVPj RAM- Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B $97.24 http://goo.gl/2zxtq CPU COOLER- Corsair Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Liquid cooling $53 http://goo.gl/tK0XH SDD BOOT DRIVE- OCZ Vertex Series 30 GB - 300 MBps $56 http://goo.gl/YLxMj HDD DATA DRIVE- Scorpio Black 250GB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Hard Drive WD2500BEKT - OEM $89.99 http://goo.gl/jgLA CPU- Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor $299.99 http://goo.gl/VLAFP GRAPHICS CARD- EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified ULTRA 3072MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 SLI Support Video Card $586.99 http://goo.gl/XCruW MOTHERBOARD- ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z68 $267 http://goo.gl/1tuyQ CASE- Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced $130 http://goo.gl/2K3n6 OPTICAL DRIVE- LiteOn iHDP118 - DVD-ROM drive - IDE - 48x (CD) / 18x (DVD) - Internal - Black $15 http://goo.gl/Nl4Ch ______________ $1706.21 Sorry if the links aren't clickable... (Prices Found from Google Product Search) More about : build opinions sosofm February 29, 2012 8:15:17 AM If the build is for gaming , then you don't need more than 8GB RAM The HDD what you choosed is for laptops, here a HDD for desktop Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If you don't use the video card for rendering and working to take benefit for those 3Gb RAM from your GPU then buy the cheapest EVGA 580. In that price range 7970 is much better in gaming and much better than any 580 , and a lttle cheaper. For OS buy a 60GB-64GB SSD Mushkin Enhanced Chronos Deluxe 2.5" 60GB SATA III http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 90$ Buy a good and cheaper mobo. ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l s2celerity February 29, 2012 8:28:22 AM Thanks changes have been made, should have noticed that was a laptop drive m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst build - opinions please!? Forum SolvedFirst Build opinions Forum SolvedMy first build opinions Forum SolvedOpinions on my first build please :) Forum SolvedFirst PC build, looking for opinions? Forum SolvedFirst Ever Build, Opinions Please :) Forum SolvedFirst Build Need Opinions Forum SolvedFirst Time Build, Opinions Wanted, Any changes I should make? Forum SolvedOpinions / Advice on my first build Forum SolvedFirst build, Looking for Opinions! Forum SolvedOpinions on first PC Build Forum SolvedLooking for Opinions on My First Build Forum SolvedNeed Opinions on My First Build Forum SolvedOpinions on first time build, are all parts compatible? Forum SolvedFirst build. Heavy gaming. Opinions? Will it work? Forum SolvedThis is my first build and I would like opinions and advice Forum SolvedFirst Build ~$1200 opinions please Forum SolvedFirst build in 10 years, just looking for some opinions or suggestions Forum SolvedOpinions/thought/advice on my first build (Missing motherboard) Forum SolvedLooking for opinions on my first build components!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !