Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Solved

First Build, $1000 Budget, Trying to purchase ASAP

Last response: in Systems
Share
May 27, 2012 2:20:16 AM

This is my first time putting together a PC. I would like to do some gaming as well as image editing on it. I'd also like to keep a small form factor. These is what I've come up with. Please let me know what you think. Thank you all in advance.


SILVERSTONE Sugo Series SG05BB-450 ALL Black Plastic / SECC Mini-ITX Desktop Computer Case with SFX 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASRock Z77E-ITX LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (11200-00-20G)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Western Digital Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Notebook Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Prolimatech PRO-SAM17 Samuel 17 CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Scythe SY1225SL12SH 120mm "Slipstream" Case Fan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
May 28, 2012 8:33:37 PM

I also have a 120 GB Intel SSD that I plan on using as a boot drive. Please let me know if everything is compatible. Thanks again.
m
0
l
May 28, 2012 8:34:58 PM

Looks good! I know some will question ITX, but it is just fine!
m
0
l
Related resources

Best solution

May 29, 2012 1:15:35 AM

The only thing I can think to change is the CPU to a 3570k (since you're getting a z77 board).
And also the case has only one spot for a 2.5inch and 1 spot for a 3.5 inch drive. Your SSD would be taking the 2.5 and you can fit a 3.5 (HDD) in the other. It would be cheaper to get a 1TB 3.5 inch HDD instead of the 2.5 inch 750gb you chose.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Share
May 29, 2012 5:26:42 AM

Will an overclocked 2500k be faster than a stock 3570k due to the heat problems with Ivy Bridge?
m
0
l
May 29, 2012 5:37:04 AM

a IB 4.2GHz matches a SB 4.5GHz

when IB gets to 4.5Ghz it tends to get hot so thats where good After market heatsinks come into play

NOTE: WB scorpio is there laptop HDD series save some money and go with WD caviar blue

about $80
m
0
l
May 31, 2012 6:23:21 PM

Best answer selected by ibuycheaprice.
m
0
l
!