New to PC building Tags: New Build Systems 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 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... | Report abuse Mousemonkey June 16, 2012 5:56:43 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey | Report abuse 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. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>New to PC building> Related ressources: ForumBuilding new PC ForumBuilding a New Budget Gaming PC (almost ready to buy) ForumFirst-timer here. Need help on building a new PC . ForumBuilding a new PC .. HELP! Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ild-advice ForumBuilding New Gaming PC . ForumLooking at building a new PC ForumBuilding New Pc for around £800, can go up to £900 Forumneed help - building a new gaming pc ForumBuilding a new PC . Help! ForumBuilding a new PC and would like some input ForumBuilding new PC , need CPU opinions. ForumBuilding new PC , thoughts? ForumBuilding new gaming pc ForumIm building a new gaming pc ForumBuilding New PC Gaming System - Please Help ForumHelp building new pc ForumI'm building a new pc - need help. ForumNeed some advise on building up a new pc ForumNew to building a PC , looking for some feedback please. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !