Solved $1450 Gaming build advise Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: March 21, 2012 3:37 AM in Systems Share jjd712 March 18, 2012 9:51:52 PM Approximate Purchase Date: 2 Weeks from now. Budget Range: $1450 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, inventor/autocad Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, speakers. Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, Country: USA Parts Preferences: Intel cpu, Nvidea graphics card, full tower case Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: maybe 3-4 months down the road Monitor Resolution:1920x1080, 1920x1200 This is what i had picked out: ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $219.99 -$25.00 Instant $194.99 Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 ... $219.99 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM $99.99 COOLER MASTER Hyper N 520 RR-920-N520-GP 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Intel Core i7 compatible $29.99 NZXT SEN-001LX Sentry LX Aluminum dual bay fan controller $54.99 ZOTAC ZT-50313-10M GeForce GTX 560 Ti - 448 Cores (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support ... $259.99 OCZ ZT Series 750W Fully-Modular 80PLUS Bronze High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 ... $109.99 Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 1.5TB 5900 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $94.99 ASUS VH236H Black 23" Full HD Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Speakers $169.99 CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B $49.99 LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM $17.99 COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced Blue Edition $139.99 Subtotal: $1,456.86 More about : 1450 gaming build advise Best solution g-unit1111 March 18, 2012 10:09:04 PM Can't see your link - it doesn't work. Here's what I typically recommend: Case: Corsair Carbide 500R - $139.99 ($15.00 MIR) PSU: Corsair HX850 - $187.99 ($20.00 MIR) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3H - $159.99 CPU: 3.30GHz Intel Core i5-2500K - $219.99 Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo - $34.99 RAM: Crucial Ballistix 8GB 1600MHz 1.5V - $64.99 SSD: 64GB Crucial M4 - $109.99 HD: Samsung Ecogreen F4 2TB - $149.99 Optical: Lite On DVD Burner - $17.99 Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 - $320 (approx) Total: $1,388.91 Share jjd712 March 18, 2012 10:15:22 PM Ok sorry about the broken like i posted what i had picked. i do need a monitor included in the $1450. m 0 l Related resources Advice on $1,450 Gaming/Graphic design build - Forum £1450 gaming build, opinions please. - Forum Gaming PC Build - $1450 - Forum £920/$1450 Gaming Build - Need Advice! - Forum New Guy Needs Advice - New Build $1450 Gaming - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer g-unit1111 March 18, 2012 11:16:26 PM jjd712 said:Ok sorry about the broken like i posted what i had picked. i do need a monitor included in the $1450. OK - then drop the GPU to a 7850 and you'll save $80 - then add this monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l jjd712 March 18, 2012 11:29:46 PM So i was thinking to swap the 7850 for a gtx 560 ti-448 core. would i get a loss of performance due to this? m 0 l neunelfer March 18, 2012 11:40:26 PM jjd712 said:So i was thinking to swap the 7850 for a gtx 560 ti-448 core. would i get a loss of performance due to this? I'm curious about this as well. I was planning on buying the eVGA 560ti 448 Classified Ultra. m 0 l jjd712 March 20, 2012 11:06:42 PM Best answer selected by jjd712. m 0 l g-unit1111 March 21, 2012 3:37:05 AM jjd712 said:So i was thinking to swap the 7850 for a gtx 560 ti-448 core. would i get a loss of performance due to this? No - stick with the 7850 - it's based on a much newer platform than the 448 core 560 is. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan someone advise me on my new gaming build? Forum SolvedAMD R9 270 MSI Gaming Edition OC - Idle Clock at 1450MHz PSU? Forum SolvedGood 1400$ - 1450$ gaming rig.(Must have a gtx 780ti) Forum SolvedPlease advise on this Gaming Build Forum SolvedPlease Critique/Advise on This ~$1400 Gaming PC Build (buying this weekend in Canada)? Forum SolvedFirst Game PC build in 16 years, budget 750-1000€, looking for some advise. Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Pc Build Advise Please ? Forum SolvedPlease give advise on this gaming build Forum SolvedI tried to build my gaming computer give me advise and opinion please! Forum SolvedApprox. $1450 build - how does it look so far? Forum SolvedAdvise for a gaming computer build for around $1000 Forum SolvedBuilding first gaming computer HELP approx 2000 dollars. Parts advise needed. 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