Budget gaming build, need help choosing parts. Tags: New Build Systems Last response: April 6, 2012 8:10 PM in Systems Share Salmonsaurus April 6, 2012 7:25:12 PM Approximate Purchase Date: I'm planning on buying the parts in the next week. Budget Range: 600-900( Within that range) System Usage: Gaming is going to be my main concern. Parts Not Required: Keyboard and mouse. Country: United States Overclocking: Maybe Monitor Resolution: Haven't chosen a monitor, but willing to take any suggestions. I have chosen the parts that I think will work well. I'm just not sure between a few different ones and I could use some help choosing them. I would also love critique on any of it. Thanks! CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Processor GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1 GB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 DVI-I x 2 / Mini-HDMI SLI Ready Graphics Card, GV-N560OC-1GI GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 560 Super Overclock 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 2x DVI-I / mini-HDMI SLI Ready Graphics Card, GV-N56GSO-1GI. Motherboard: ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 1066 Intel - LGA 1155 ASUS P8Z68-V LX LGA 1155 Z68 SATA 6 Gb/s and USB 3.0 ATX Intel Z68 ATX DDR3 2200 PSU: XFX PRO650W Core Edition 80+ Bronze ATX 650 Energy Star Certified Power Supply Corsair CMPSU-750TX 750-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply compatible with Intel Core i7 and Core i5 Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid Tower ATX Case (RC-912-KKN1) RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Intel Core i3, i5, i7 and AMD Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Disc Drive: Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive IHAS424-98 - Retail (Black) Hardrive: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive - WD5000AAKX I was also considering getting this SSD , but it puts me over my budget. Are there any cheaper options for me to use that you would recommend? More about : budget gaming build choosing parts serialkiller April 6, 2012 8:10:10 PM I would not suggest a ssd in sub @k build. its a luxary item. For the build parts i would suggest this build. Intel i3 2120 asrock z68 pro3 gen3 Cm hyper 212 evo corsair vengence 2x4 gb 1600 mhz low profile ddr3 ram Sapphire hd 7870 ghz edition corsair cx 600w 80+ psu wd carvier blue 500gb hdd crucial m4 64 gb ssd asus 24x dvd writer Cm haf 912 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp with choosing parts for first gaming build ; budget ~$650 ForumFirst build ( Budget 2195 -2469$) Need help choosing parts . ForumNeed help choosing parts for budget gaming PC Forum$800 Gaming Build - Need help choosing parts ForumFirst build , £600 - $1000 budget . Help choosing parts ForumNeed help choosing PC parts for new build ForumBudget Gaming System - AMD Build vs Intel - Help choose better parts ForumHelp with choosing parts for a new budget gaming computer ForumNeed help choosing parts ForumBudget gaming build , need help finding PSU & checking parts ForumFirst build , need help on choosing parts and more. ForumHelp choosing PC parts for gaming ForumNeed help in choosing parts for a system , Budget $800 - $ 900 Forum$600.00 Build AMD Build - Need help choosing rest of the parts ForumNeed help in choosing parts for new build ForumA$1000-1200 Gaming rig, need advice on choosing parts ForumFirst Time Choosing , Buying And Building Computer Parts Need Help ! ForumPCI compatibility question ForumGaming Rig GW2 Forum[Solved] Rate my $500 Gaming Rig More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !