I Finally Settled on My First Gaming Rig. Would You Mind Rating? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: March 17, 2012 7:28 AM in Systems Share vegito7192 March 17, 2012 7:26:22 AM After two days of researching and starting to understand the functions and power of parts and components, I finally settled on my first gaming rig. Please tell me what you think of it. CPU - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) Mobo - ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 Fan - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RAM - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4x4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Video Card - EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB Hard Drive - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM DVD Drive - HP 24X Multiformat DVD Burner 24X DVD+R Power Supply - COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Hybrid RS-850-SPHA-D3 850W Case - NZXT Phantom PHAN-001RD Red Steel Speakers - Logitech Z506 75 watts RMS 5.1 Mouse - Logitech G9x Black Two modes scroll USB Wired Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse Keyboard - Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard Monitor - Dell UltraSharp U2412M Black 24" 8ms LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM Wireless Adapter - TP-LINK TL-WN722N Wireless Adapter High Gain IEEE 802.11b/g/n BTW, do I need the wireless adapter? Or does the mobo include something like that? More about : finally settled gaming rig mind rating azeem40 March 17, 2012 7:28:14 AM You will need a wifi card for wireless. Drop RAM to 2x4gb - 16GB is not used in gaming nor will be for a long time. Get the Radeon 7950 as it is better and runs on less power, and runs cooler. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First PC build with Skyrim in mind . Forum First Build: Budget Gaming rig Forum Comprehensive $2000 Gaming Rig Forum [New Build] First 1080p Gaming Rig Advice Forum My first build ( Gaming PC) Forum First time build. Video Editing/ Gaming Rig Forum Finally upgrading my 2 year old rig . Forum First -time Build, High(ish) Gaming Rig Forum First Build, Gaming in mind ^^ Forum Building High End Gaming /BIM Rig Forum Review my first build! $1000-1300 Gaming RIg Forum New rig , final build, need advice/Feedback Forum Show Off Your Rig Forum First Gaming Rig Build. Forum New Rig Final Picks-Please Rate Forum PCI compatibility question Forum [Solved] What laptop would you upgrade to? Forum $890 Budget: Gaming PC Forum Building a Gaming Computer, need advice on parts. I'm New at this Forum [Solved] $750 Gaming Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !