Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

New builder $1300 build

Last response: in Systems
June 2, 2012 8:12:49 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: next week

Budget Range: $1300 possibly $1400

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming

Parts Not Required: need everything but I have my monitor keyboard OS etc etc picked out the price range I listed is for the parts I'm listing
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: America

Parts Preferences: Nvidia/Intel

Overclocking: yes when I get the hang of it

SLI or Crossfire: Highly Unlikely but you never now

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Long time lurker on these forums first time builder maybe the information I have absorbed will reflect in the parts ^^

Antec DF-85 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case-

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive-


OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W-

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)-

ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77-

Intel Core i5-3570K-


Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5" 120GB-

Allright rip this list apart and tell me any flaws that I have chosen.

More about : builder 1300 build

a b B Homebuilt system
June 2, 2012 8:17:59 PM

If you are serious about SLI'ing that GTX 670, I would get a 750W PSU. It gives you enough headroom that your PSU will not be lacking juice. I have the xfx core edition 750W and it works great. Other reputable and reliable brands include Corsair, OCZ, Seasonic, etc..

Everything else looks good to me.
June 2, 2012 8:31:39 PM

Yeah didn't plan on it for a while, but I do have a little budget left over I could go to 750W not a bad idea sir.

Went with a OCZ ZT Series 750W Fully-Modular 80PLUS Bronze -

scratch that one reading reviews and cables seem a little short for full towers from what im hearing back to newegg!

Allright went with a XFX PRO750W XXX Edition Semi-Modular 80Plus Silver 750 Watt Power Supply -
Related resources
a b B Homebuilt system
June 3, 2012 7:35:32 AM

That XFX PSU will make you happy. I myself have the XFX Core Edition 750W (similar only non-modular). :) 
June 3, 2012 5:06:22 PM

Good choice didn't even think to go with a lower rpm for the cheaper price. Alright ordering today thanks for the help guys.