New to PC building Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: June 16, 2012 6:37 PM in Systems Share anjunabeats09 June 16, 2012 3:06:27 PM Hello, I'm planning to build my first gaming pc. I would just like some input for the parts i'm using: Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 S.1155 Intel Z68 ATX Motherboard Intel Core i5-2500K Processor 3.3GHz 6 MB Cache Socket LGA1155 Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Blu 8 GB PC3-12800 1600mHz DDR3 240-Pin SDRAM Dual Channel Memory Kit EVGA 015-P3-1480-KR GeForce GTX480 1536MB GDDR5 Dual DVI, HDMI, SLI Graphics Cards SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC064B/WW 64GB 2.5 SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) Corsair Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX Thank you ! More about : building JackNaylorPE June 16, 2012 4:36:10 PM That looks like a great build .... for a year ago. I'd upgrade to current generation components, tho might wanna keep the 2500k if ya big into over clocking....otherwise..... $385 ASUS P8Z77-V w/ i5-3570k http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $55 2 x 4Gb Corsair DDR3-1600 CAS 9 white http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $430 Asus 670 DCII Cu TOP http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $115 Mushkin Chronos Deluxe twice the size, much faster, longer life for just $30 more http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $125 Corsair 500R + $120 Corsair TX850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $50 Hyper 612 PWM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $50 Asus BR Player / DVD Writer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Mousemonkey June 16, 2012 5:56:43 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer aznshinobi June 16, 2012 6:37:50 PM Could you please fill this out: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic... Blind recommendations without a budget are just dumb. Jack, how do you know OP wants to spend that much? The GTX 480 is only $220/$210 now and the Z68AP is a fairly cheap board. I'm pretty sure you're way above his amount he's willing to spend. Check out my $850 build or $650 build here: http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore I'm assuming in between there is the amount you want to spend. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuilding a new pc and need help with gpus Forum SolvedI am building a new PC and would like some opinions on these parts. Forum SolvedNeed help with building a new pc. Forum SolvedBrand new to PC's and will be building my own gaming rig! Forum SolvedBuilding new PC Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC need help! Forum SolvedBuilding new pc help Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC need help figuring out the parts Forum SolvedBuilding a new gaming PC, how are the components? Forum Solvednew pc building Forum SolvedNew to PC Building Forum SolvedUpgrading or building new gaming pc 1700-1800 usd budget Forum Solvedbuilding new PC need cpu help Forum SolvedIdeas for building a new gaming PC. Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC want to know if its good for gaming Forum SolvedNeed help building a new PC Forum SolvedHow do I Update bios if im building a new pc? Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC need some help. Forum SolvedBuilding new gaming PC Forum SolvedBuilding a new gaming PC (Have specs, wondering what everyone thinks) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !