600-750$ Gaming rig - Suggestions/Advice PLEASE Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: May 19, 2012 11:41 PM in Systems Share judius May 19, 2012 9:23:14 PM I'm building a PC for predominantly gaming. Specifically Diablo3/WoW/and some other titles....the option to play more demanding titles would be nice but not really necessary. -Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 -ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard -CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) -Radeon HD7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 -Cooler Master 430 elite Case -ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk -Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" -CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 This is what I have so far, is this build compatible???? Any advice/changes/tips would be much appreciated. (If theres a better case for a decent price that fits this build better im open to that as well.) Thankyou!! More about : 600 750 gaming rig suggestions advice 7Ghost May 19, 2012 9:31:59 PM http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/346833-31-budget-gami... http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8vMU m 0 l Scotty99 May 19, 2012 9:33:19 PM If you are going to play WoW specifically, DO NOT BUY AN AMD VIDEO CARD. I could link you a ton of benchmarks showing this, but rather take the word of a 7 year wow veteran who has owned both brands : ) Go with a 560ti 448 core, 250.00 after rebates: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources CPU, Motherboard and RAM - need suggestions/advice (gaming rig) - Forum CPU, Motherboard and RAM - need suggestions/advice (gaming rig) - Forum gaming rig 600-750$ - Forum 600-750$ gaming rig - Forum looking to build a decent gaming pc (around 600$-750$) build - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer judius May 19, 2012 9:36:02 PM I was considering playing a little WoW on it but not for sure. Diablo 3 is my main game, and I would like something to handle more demanding games as well. m 0 l judius May 19, 2012 9:59:02 PM Is what I posted compatible and a good combination? m 0 l loops May 19, 2012 11:04:21 PM it is a fine build. very smart rly. did u use combos? m 0 l judius May 19, 2012 11:08:52 PM Unfortunately no. Should I upgrade to an i5-2400? Its only about 50 bucks more. m 0 l loops May 19, 2012 11:12:33 PM what was the final price of what u have? m 0 l judius May 19, 2012 11:15:38 PM About 750 with an i5-2400 instead of the i3. Hopefully it's fully compatible, i'm very new to pc builds. m 0 l loops May 19, 2012 11:17:11 PM give me a sec m 0 l loops May 19, 2012 11:41:30 PM 1 NZXT Source 210 S210-001 Black “Aluminum Brush / Plastic” ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Item #: N82E16811146075 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy $39.99 1 If you wait there are other 7850 for a bit less that are out of stock---------------------- XFX FX-785A-CNFC Radeon HD 7850 Core Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card Item #: N82E16814150608 Return Policy: VGA Standard Return Policy -$15.00 Instant $254.99 $239.99 1 XFX Gift - Dirt3 Game Coupon Item #: N82E16800989011 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$49.99 Saving $49.99 $0.00 1 AMD Gift - Dirt SHOWDOWN Gift Coupon Item #: N82E16800995124 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$59.99 Saving $59.99 $0.00 1 ------------------this should be ok, I am not sure how far you could OC tho--------------------- (I like the one you picked out to be safe) CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply Item #: N82E16817139027 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$10.00 Instant $10.00 Mail-in Rebate Card $69.99 $59.99 1 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Desktop Memory Model F3-8500CL7D-8GBRL Item #: N82E16820231308 Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy $39.99 1 -----------------------combo---------- http://www.newegg.com/emailpromo/?cm_sp=shoppingguide-_... for 10% off HD Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Item #: N82E16822148767 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM Item #: N82E16827135204 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$5.00 Instant -$13.00 Combo $102.98 $84.98 1 --------------------combo---------------- Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 ... Item #: N82E16819115072 Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard Item #: N82E16813157279 Return Policy: Standard Return Policy -$25.00 Instant -$18.00 Combo $334.98 $291.98 Subtotal: $756.9 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDue for my 5 yearly rebuild - Suggestions/Advice please Forum Solvedi need a good gaming laptop for skyrim my budget is 600-750 Forum Solvedbuilding a 600-750 gaming pc Forum SolvedGaming Computer Build w/ Color Scheme Suggestions/Advice Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC, $600-750 budget Forum 1st Build. Light gaming/Schoolwork. Suggestions/advice welcome Forum SolvedGaming PC ($600-750) Forum SolvedNeed help building first gaming PC budget $600-$750 Forum Solved600-750 budget build for gaming Forum SolvedGood 1080p gaming rig? (PLEASE HELP) Forum SolvedIs the Corsair CS550M psu good enough for my new gaming rig? Please help... 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