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 Gaming PC: Need help on a Wireless Network Adapter Forum Solvedbuilding a new pc Forum SolvedIs this power supply overkill? (New to building PC'S) Forum SolvedNew to PC Building: Is this a balanced PC build? Forum SolvedI am building a new pc for my friend Forum SolvedNew member with a first time building a gaming PC thread. Forum SolvedBuilding new pc! Forum SolvedBuilding new gaming pc???? Forum SolvedBuilding a new PC...quick question about windows 7 and reinstall. Forum SolvedHELP NEEDED! New PC Building. Forum SolvedBuilding a new budget workstation PC Forum SolvedBuilding new PC Forum SolvedBuilding a New Cheap Med-spec PC Forum SolvedI'm building a PC and as I'm pretty new I don't know much about them. One of the biggest games that I want to play is Rome 2 t Forum SolvedBuilding new PC for Gaming help needed Forum SolvedNew to PC building - Question about Case reuse (and/or part suggestions welcome) Forum SolvedBuilding new PC for Gaming help needed Forum SolvedBuilding a new pc Forum SolvedBuilding a new AMD pc Forum SolvedHELP! building a new pc need help with wiring Corsair cx600w psu and all my components Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !