Solved Is this desktop build good for gaming? Tags: Prebuilt Systems Product Last response: March 8, 2012 7:36 AM in Systems Share mitch23 March 8, 2012 5:58:01 AM Hi I was wondering if this pc is good for playing modern games like bf3, skyrim, etc, and is worth the money. Costs $1,000 AUD Specs: Case:CoolerMaster Elite 431 Plus Midi-Tower Case - 500W PSU, Black1xUSB3.0, 2xUSB2.0, 1xAudio, Side Window, ATX Motherboard:Intel DH67CL B3 Motherboard - OEM LGA1155, H67 (B3 Stepping), 4xDDR3-1333, 1xPCI-Ex16 v2.0, 2xSATA-III, 3xSATA-II, 1xeSATA-II, RAID, 1xGigLAN, 8Chl-HD, DVI, HDMI, USB3.0, ATX CPU:Core i5 2500 Quad Core (3.30GHz - 3.70GHz Turbo, 850-1100MHz GPU) - LGA1155, 5.0 GT/s DMI, 6MB Cache, 32nm, 95W RAM:8GB (2 x 4GB) PC3-10600 1333MHz DDR3 RAM Graphics: Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 - 1GB GDDR5 - (775MHz, 4000MHz)256-bit, 2xDVI, 1xDisplayPort, 1xHDMI, PCI-Ex16 v2.1, Fansink Other: Windows 7 64-Bit Home Premium (pre-installed), 500GB 7200rpm HDD, DVD+RW Thanks in advance. More about : desktop build good gaming Best solution hellfire24 March 8, 2012 6:09:07 AM i assume you don't OC. psu is crap.change to some thing better like- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... drop down to i5 2400.2500 is expensive and hardly 5~10% faster. try to invest in some thing like 6870. it's not going to max out ultra settings in BF3 but will run fine on high(AA off). Share kailiang32 March 8, 2012 7:10:35 AM U should get a better PSU and I5 2500k and a gen 3 Motherboard for future processor and video card. I5 2500 and 2500k is only $20 away.Should got 2500k and overclock it ^^( u can find awsome guide on the net as 2500k is popular ^^) I getting my I5 2500k, Asrock Ex 4 gen 3 and MSI 560ti twinfozer ^^ For heat sink:I get ZALMAN PERFORMA instead of a hyper212 evo. G skill 2x4gb ram CL7. NO SSD maybe in the future. All bellow $1200 ^^(US) m 0 l Related resources What is a good desktop build for optimal video gaming? - Forum Good Gaming desktop build - Forum Need help building a gaming desktop good for the buck. - Forum Is this a good gaming desktop? (my first build) - Forum Is this a good gaming Desktop build? Should I make it any cheaper? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mitch23 March 8, 2012 7:25:10 AM kailiang32 said:U should get a better PSU and I5 2500k and a gen 3 Motherboard for future processor and video card. I5 2500 and 2500k is only $20 away.Should got 2500k and overclock it ^^( u can find awsome guide on the net as 2500k is popular ^^) I getting my I5 2500k, Asrock Ex 4 gen 3 and MSI 560ti twinfozer ^^ For heat sink:I get ZALMAN PERFORMA instead of a hyper212 evo. G skill 2x4gb ram CL7. NO SSD maybe in the future. All bellow $1200 ^^(US) Im looking at replacing the case to a Antec Sonata IV with Antec 620W psu and a hd 6870 ddr5. Any good? m 0 l kailiang32 March 8, 2012 7:36:12 AM mitch23 said:Im looking at replacing the case to a Antec Sonata IV with Antec 620W psu and a hd 6870 ddr5. Any good? Try Cm Storm enforcer ^^. I living in singapore which is within ASIA. So i can get a CM690II adv USB 3.0 which hold 10 fans and its huge ^^ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed good Gaming desktop build ($2500 (AUD) budget) Forum SolvedHELP ! Want to build a good gaming desktop for 500 - 600 USD Cheapest yet suitable parts will help on budget! Forum SolvedMy first mid range gaming desktop build, just wanted to check with everyone to see if it's good enough/compatible. Forum Solvedis this build stable and good? first gaming/workstation desktop Forum I am planning to build a gaming desktop what would be a good build for one with a price at about 1500$ to 1600$ dollars? Forum SolvedIs my desktop good for gaming? Im new to this build thing Forum Good Gaming Desktop PC Build? Forum What are good desktop gaming specs? I am building my own and i have a $2,000 budget. Forum Good gaming desktop build under $700? Forum Looking for a good build for a gaming desktop Forum Is This A Good Premade Custom Gaming Desktop Build? Forum Good gaming desktop build for 500-800$ USD Forum Good gaming desktop build for 500-700$ USD Forum Is this good for building my own gaming desktop? Forum SolvedGood Gaming desktop Specs? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !