New build in 24 to 48 hours need some advice Tags: New Build Systems Last response: April 2, 2012 9:29 PM in Systems Share Tym April 2, 2012 5:43:47 PM Approximate Purchase Date: no later then 4/5 2012 Budget Range: 600 for the parts needed - the less the better with a eye on the future System Usage from Most to Least Important: will run monitor and hdmi on 55 3d sony at same time ,xbmc, watching movies ,surfing the internet Parts Not Required:keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) Preferred Website(s) for Parts:newegg.com Country: us Parts Preferences:none Overclocking: NO SLI or Crossfire: NO Monitor Resolution:1680x1050, HDTV 1920x1200) Additional Comments: I would like a quiet PC I have hard drives and window 7 64 bit ,dvd drive This will be my 2nd build - already have a gaming rig CPU please comment on which i3 cpu CPU Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz MB I seen many suggested here - looking at these 3 or ? ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA GIGABYTE GA-Z68AP-D3(R2.0) LGA ASUS P8Z68-V LX LGA 1155 Intel Z68 GPU - please suggest here around 150 possible Radeon HD 6850 or GeForce GTX 460 Power Supply maybe please suggest Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W or CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W please suggest Ram 2x4gb please suggest they all see so similar looked at crucial, gskill,mushkin Case Antec Three Hundred Illusion, have really liked my antec 1200 on my other rig. More about : build hours advice | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Tavo_Nova April 2, 2012 6:00:17 PM corsair cx600W is a nice psu go get whichever you can get cheap, of the 2x4gb, I like g.skill and crucial, anted 300 is a great case for gpu if you can get a sapphire 6870 cheap or in that price range, go grab it, it's worth it. ASRock z68 extreme3 gen3 is your best bet mobo | Report abuse Tym April 2, 2012 9:29:43 PM Thanks for the advice so its looking like Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 Antec Three Hundred Illusion Went to the 6850 not sure if there was that much gain (for what I do) for the 6870 still not sure about the power supply | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>New build in 24 to 48 hours need some advice> Related ressources: ForumBuilding a new computer: ordering within the next 48 hours ... would like your in ForumNew Build - Buying next 48 hours ForumCheap. . .cheap. . .cheap. . .AMD Build in next 24 hours . . . advice ? ForumAdvice please 24 hours left!!! ForumNeed help finishing new computer, need to order within few hours ForumE6600: Is my vcore safe for 24 /7 usage? Advice Needed. ForumURGENT HELP new i7 build in the next 48 hours Forum[ Build Log]: Gaming Rig [ New Update! 2- 24 -13] [Very Cool] [1.5k Views] ForumNeed fast advice on first attempt at a gaming build ! ($900.00) ForumBuilding New Rig for Livestream (League of Legends) need advice ! ForumI5 2500K 4.4Ghz Stable in prime for 12 hours but booting instable ForumI need to build a new box - Advice me Forum$2000 build . First build need advice . Willing to go up to $3000 ForumFirst Time build $800 gaming/multi-tasking, need advice ForumDDay wanting to build a comp in 24 hours ForumNeed advice for <$600 build for nephew... ForumXfx 680 half price Forum[Solved] First Build, $1000 Development/Gaming Build, Please Review! ForumBuying some used parts -- need advice on build. <3 ForumNeed for Speed 1 Gaming rig More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !