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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Rate my (hopefully) Final Draft First Gaming rig! Forum Finally! Building first Gaming Rig Approx. $1600 Forum Solvedmy gaming rig compatibily , overall rating..pls answer Forum SolvedHave the following in mind for my first gaming build, can it be improved at all? Not planning on overclocking Forum SolvedOK...Final cut...you guys are grand <$1300 Gaming Rig, first build Forum Good build? Settled on this for my $1,000 gaming rig Forum SolvedI'm going to buy my first gaming computer, tomorow. Would anyone mind helping me suggest best parts? Forum SolvedLooking to build my first gaming PC, past console gamer. Have some things in mind Forum SolvedHi guys, mind checking my first gaming build ? :D Forum SolvedCould I get a rating on my upgraded gaming rig? Forum Lurker finally buying; need advice on my first gaming rig Forum SolvedRATE MY GAMING RIG! (FINAL REVISION) Forum SolvedBuilding first computer gaming rig Forum SolvedOculus Rift Gaming Rig. First time building. Help is appreciated! Forum SolvedFinally Building A Gaming Rig (Lengthy) Forum SolvedFirst Gaming rig Forum First build! Final check before buying! (500€ gaming rig) Forum SolvedFirst gaming rig. So, suggestions please! Forum First time builder, one last check before I buy everything. Any final tips? ~$1100 gaming rig Forum SolvedRate this gaming rig? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !