1st $1300 Gaming rig. Opinions please Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 7, 2012 5:48 AM in Systems Share kingp0dd March 7, 2012 2:56:21 AM Approximate Purchase Date: within 2 weeks Budget Range: $1000-$1300 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Mostly for games Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: In the future Monitor Resolution: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200 Hi, I have this list so far: CPU: Intel i5 2500K MOBO: MSI Z68A GD65 Gen 3 RAM: G-skill sniper 2x4 8gb (dual) GPU: EVGA GTX 560 TI DS Super Clocked or HD7850 PSU: FSP Aurum 700watts CASE: Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid Tower Case HSF: Noctua (NH D14) CPU Cooler MON: Samsung 23\" (S23A300B) Is there anything out of place here? It's my first time building a rig, so your comments would really be helpful. I'm planning to SLI two 560s when the need to upgrade arises. Will my 700w PSU be able to handle it? I'm also concerned with the D14 cooler, not sure if it will fit inside the case. Thanks! More about : 1st 1300 gaming rig opinions sosofm March 7, 2012 5:48:25 AM Change the PSU with CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750M 750W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... modular and the same price like FSP. If you want something more powerfull and modular http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 125$ after rebates. CPU COOLER : COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... 35$ Buy 7870 is much better than 7850. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 1300 / 1400$ 1st. gaming pc build opinions Forum Solved1st time building a rig - opinions on parts please! Forum Solved1300$ Gaming Rig, Final Opinions Forum Need opinions for 1st Gaming Rig Forum Solved1300$ Gaming rig - Check my build please Forum SolvedPlease check my build plan... 1st gaming rig build Forum A blueprint for my 1st gaming rig, advice please? Forum $1300 Multipurpose gaming rig. Looking for opinions Forum SolvedFeedback and Opinions on Parts for First Gaming Rig, Please Forum 1st Gaming Build ~ Opinions Please :) Forum SolvedOpinions on these parts for a new gaming rig please! Forum Solved£800 - $1300 - 1000 euro 1st time gaming pc build any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Forum SolvedGaming Rig Opinions Please Forum SolvedHi-End Intel Gaming Rig - Opinions Please Forum My gaming rig part list, opinions please. Forum SolvedNew build: REVISED. Opinions on this strictly gaming rig please Forum 1st Build..Please give me your thoughts before I purchase! $1300 range Forum 1st Gaming Build opinions/advice please? Forum SolvedFirst build - 1st PC : Advice, criticism, opinions, please ? Forum Please rate my £1300 Gaming Rig (and offer improvements if possible) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !