Gaming PC for $1200 Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: May 8, 2012 4:39 AM in Systems Share golfboy85 May 7, 2012 8:06:54 PM Approximate Purchase Date: This Week 5/7/12-5/14/12 Budget Range: $1200 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Rendering, Photo/Video Editing, Web Browsing, etc Parts Not Required: Monitor, Speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com,Tigerdirect, amazon Country: UNITED STATES OF AMURRICA Parts Preferences: Mid tower corsair, Intel i5,asus MOBO, Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: The case needs to get the job done, it doesnt need to be pretty. Processor: Intel i5-3570k $249.99 MOBO:Asus P8z68-V/Gen3 $189.99 Ram: Corsair Vengeance 8gb $54.99 GPU: GTX 560TI $220.00 Drive: 24x sony dvd $17.99 Case: Corsair 500r $129.99 PSU: Corsair Enthusiast 750w $109.99 HD: Seagate 1tb $99.99 CPU Cooler: Cooler master $49.99 Wifi Usb Adapter $14.99 Windows 7 OEM Home $99.99 Thermal Compound $7.99 More about : gaming 1200 azeem40 May 7, 2012 8:22:17 PM Which cooler master CPU? m 0 l golfboy85 May 7, 2012 8:36:38 PM Its the hyper 612 m 0 l Related resources Building a gaming pc for $1200 - Forum 1200$ Gaming PC Build (Peripherals Included) - Forum Help with gaming pc build $1200-1300 (Canada) - Forum Gaming PC Build NZD$800-$1200 Budget, USD$700-$1050 - Forum 1200 Gaming PC AUSTRALIAN PART PICKER - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pacioli May 7, 2012 8:46:16 PM With that Ivy Bridge CPU I recommend getting a Z77 Motherboard so you can use the IB features... IE Native USB 3.0 support. Do you have a Micro Center nearby? www.microcenter.com They have the i5 3570K for $190 plus they will give you $50 off on select Z77 mobos when you buy one. m 0 l golfboy85 May 8, 2012 3:11:17 AM For the new mobo im looking at the asus P8z77-v because it has built in WiFi-Go!, which is a cool feature i think i would use. m 0 l Why_Me May 8, 2012 4:39:08 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $429.98 save: $20.00 FREE SHIPPING ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Gaming-Com... $99.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid Tower Gaming Computer Case - CC-9011011-WW http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/carbide-series-pc-case/... <----- another look at that case or.... http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Gaming-CC-... $116.16 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Corsair Carbide Series 500R Mid Tower Gaming Case CC-9011012-WW http://www.corsair.com/pc-cases/carbide-series-pc-case/... <----- another look at that case. http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-Profile-PC3-128... $49.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 8 GB (2x4GB Module) PC3-12800 1600mhz 240-Pin DDR3 Dual Channel Memory Kit SDRAM CML8GX3M2A1600C9 http://www.amazon.com/Asus-24xDVD-RW-Serial-Internal-DR... $17.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25 Asus 24xDVD-RW Serial ATA Internal OEM Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black) http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Intern... $99.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Seagate Barracuda 7200 1 TB 7200RPM SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST1000DM003 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006MH2Z6W/ref=ox_sc_a... $213.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping MSI N560GTX-Ti-M2D1GD5/OC NVIDIA GeForce GTX560 Ti, 1GB GDDR5, Dual DVI, Mini HDMI, PCI Express 2.0 X16 Graphics Card http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-212-RR-212E-2... $34.95 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler (RR-212E-20PK-R2) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedGaming PC for $1800/£1200? Forum SolvedPC BUILD For GAMING HELP? £1200/1900$ Forum SolvedPlease Help Me With a Approx. $1200 Gaming PC Build Forum SolvedI've saved $1200. Will someone help me build the best Gaming PC possible on my budget? Forum SolvedGaming pc 1200$ Forum Solved$1200 ULTRA Gaming PC BUILD. Forum SolvedBest 1200 Dollar gaming pc? Forum Solved$1200 gaming pc Forum SolvedNeed a good gaming and video making pc build - Budget $1200+ Forum SolvedHelp with building antec 1200 v3 gaming pc Forum SolvedHardcore gaming pc 1200-1500 Forum SolvedMicro-Atx Gaming pc build (budget USD$1000-1200) Forum Solved~$1200 Gaming/Editing PC. Is my build any good? Forum SolvedBest Gaming PC build for $1200? Forum Solved$1,000 - $1,200 Gaming PC build advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !