First time building a pc

hello, im going to build a new pc for the first time.
i have a i5 2500k and a HD 6670 (can be replaced later)
is it possible to buy the rest of the components for about 250 euros (about 330$ i think) give or take?
if yes please give some options abpout it, will it be good for gaming?

PS. forgot to say that i dont need a disk drive and hard disk
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  1. Yeah, should be easy

    Pick up 8 gigs of ram for about 35 bucks.

    Grab a case that includes 3 fans for around 50 bucks.

    Get a nice 600watt psu, about 60-80 bucks

    Then spend 100 - 120 on a mobo, asrock makes nice ones for that price.
  2. marijn198 said:
    hello, im going to build a new pc for the first time.
    i have a i5 2500k and a HD 6670 (can be replaced later)
    is it possible to buy the rest of the components for about 250 euros (about 330$ i think) give or take?
    if yes please give some options abpout it, will it be good for gaming?

    PS. forgot to say that i dont need a disk drive and hard disk


    It is very possible.

    Do you need a case, monitor, keyboard?
  3. xxsjxx1 said:
    Yeah, should be easy

    Pick up 8 gigs of ram for about 35 bucks.

    Grab a case that includes 3 fans for around 50 bucks.

    Get a nice 600watt psu, about 60-80 bucks

    Then spend 100 - 120 on a mobo, asrock makes nice ones for that price.


    I am using a Asrock motherboard for my build too, (AMD though ;) )

    Here is a low priced motherboard for a i5: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271
  4. i already have a keyboard + mouse, i have 2 monitors but a case would be needed.
    could you also recommend specific products?

    also, should i spend about 20$ more on this mobo (ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3) instead of the one with the Z68 chipset?
  5. The Asrock motherboard he suggested is good.

    Check out the rosewill challenger case.
  6. I am using this case for my budget build: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021

    Good airflow,many fans.

    unless you want a smaller cheaper one but if you are planning to upgrade your graphics card in the future you dont want to buy a new case so it can fit :sarcastic:
  7. i like the look of both cases but they dont seem to be available here (i'm dutch)

    edit: oh never mind, i found the antec nine hundred but i think its a bit expensive for my small budget.
  8. marijn198 said:
    i like the look of both cases but they dont seem to be available here (i'm dutch)

    edit: oh never mind, i found the antec nine hundred but i think its a bit expensive for my small budget.


    okay how about this one?:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129181
  9. Looks fine just make sure when you go buy a new graphics card that you will have enough room. That looks like it has plenty of room though.
  10. Here is some RAM 8Gigs should be fine for gaming, or even 4Gigs would be OKAY.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104173
  11. marijn198 said:



    That looks fine to me! the Powersupply might be a little overkill because i dont think you need a 600W. Even a 500W would do fine.
  12. ok how about exactly the same psu only 500W.
    would that be enough if i decide to run for example 2 hd 6670's in crossfire?
  13. marijn198 said:
    ok how about exactly the same psu only 500W.
    would that be enough if i decide to run for example 2 hd 6670's in crossfire?



    On there website: http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/amd-radeon-hd-6000/hd-6670/pages/amd-radeon-hd-6670-overview.aspx#3
    under system requirements it says if you want to Crossfire you should have a 500W power supply, 400W for no crossfire. So if you want to be on the safe side i would get the 600W :D

    Incase if you want to upgrade your 6670's in the future
  14. ah ok, thanks a lot.
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