Solved Need help with a new build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: July 5, 2012 7:21 AM in Systems Share Chilipepper June 4, 2012 3:07:01 AM Approximate Purchase Date: July 31st Budget Range: ~$1800 System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming / autocad Parts Not Required: Mouse and Speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.microcenter.com Country: USA! USA! USA! Parts Preferences: Leaning toward Intel Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Yes Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Quiet computer, sleek, no bling Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor Asus sabertooth z77 GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1280MB GDDR5 (x2 in crossfire) Starcraft, Max Payne 3, Battlefield and Diablo are the games i plan on playing. Since im a noob i have a lot of questions. Will i regret not getting the i7 over i5? Will the 560 ti keep me happy for years to come? How do i pick the right case? I am not into lights, i want something neat and sleek I apologize if my questions are unclear but any help or feedback is appreciated. I plan to buy everything here www.micocenter.com This new project has me feeling like this! More about : build Best solution Merueth June 4, 2012 3:25:42 AM This is my take on it: Monitor: Samsung 27" $279.99 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz $189.99 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 $89.99 (bundled with 3570k) http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB $54.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: Corsair 500r $129.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM $89.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: XFX PRO750W XXX Edition $127.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Optical Drive: ASUS 24X DVD BURNER $17.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: EVGA GTX 670 FTW Edition $419.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SSD: Crucial M4 256 GB $249.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU Cooler: COOLERMASTER HYPER 212 EVO $29.99 (Up for Change, Don't know much about higher-end CPU coolers) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.as OS: Windows 7 Home Premium $99.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $1662.89 Share Chilipepper June 4, 2012 3:33:40 AM Your help is really appreciated! I'll look into that GTX 670. Do you suggest crossfiring? Or will that card stand strong on its own? m 0 l Related resources New Build, need help with case fan/cooling - Forum New PC build with problems and need help. - Forum Need a little help with my new build - Forum Need Help on a new PSU for a recent build - Forum Need help! Upgrade PC, Buy/build new gaming PC, or buy PS4? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Merueth June 4, 2012 3:35:28 AM Chilipepper said:Your help is really appreciated! I'll look into that GTX 670. Do you suggest crossfiring? Or will that card stand strong on its own? The 670 should be able to handle anything at that resolution for the next year. You probably only need 2 670's (it's called SLI btw ) if you are going to use a triple monitor setup. m 0 l Chilipepper July 5, 2012 7:21:17 AM Best answer selected by Chilipepper. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi need a help in a choice my new pc build Forum SolvedNew build, need help Forum SolvedNew gaming/design build. need help. Forum Solvedneed help on a new build $1180 Forum SolvedNew PC Build (Need Help) Forum SolvedNew Build!! Need Help!! Forum SolvedNew Build.Need Help Forum SolvedNeed help with new build not booting Forum SolvedNeed help picking a graphics card New Build Forum SolvedNeed help for a new first time build with a budget of $400-500. Forum SolvedNew pc build need help . Forum SolvedNeed some help with new gaming computer build - Budget USD$1025 Forum Solved[Beginner] NEW PC Build / ~3200$ Budget / NEED HELP ! Forum SolvedNeed help in configuration for new computer build Forum SolvedNeed Help Troubleshooting new build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !